Middle Aged Beauty Queen

SMACKDOWN: OPI You’re Such a Budapest v. Deborah Lippmann Shoshanna

Posted on: July 30, 2013

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About a week ago I wore Deborah Lippmann’ Shoshanna from the Girls Collection andOPI You’re Such a Budapest at the same time. I painted every other nail a different polish. While I could see a difference, no one else could. You’re Such a Budapest is a teensy bit more blue.

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At lunch with a couple of girl friends I asked which polish they liked better. Both thought I was a little nuts, or maybe having a stroke. They thought it was the same polish. The same thing happened at the grocery store. The checker said she liked my nails and asked what polish I had on. She wasn’t quite as rude as my friends when I asked her which nail because they were different polishes!

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Because I can see a slight difference I am not calling this a dead on dupe but they are very close. Shoshanna is sold in the Girls Collection from Deborah Lippmann and retails for $48 for the set of 4. You’re Such a Budapest is from OPI’s Euro Collection and sells for $8-10. Looking at the individual price of the Girls Collection, it breaks down to $12 a bottle. But so far I don’t think you can buy Shoshanna on her own. So, if you love this lavender from Deborah Lippmann, the OPI is a great alternative.
(I’m working on a close dupe for Hannah from the same Girls Collection, so stay tuned for that!)

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1 Response to "SMACKDOWN: OPI You’re Such a Budapest v. Deborah Lippmann Shoshanna"

I like both of these polishes.Am I correct that you’re not working again?If so,sorry it worked out that way for you.I am happy for us — your subscribers,however because– more posts from Judi! 🙂 Linda xo

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