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Monday, March 9th, 2009

Spring 09: Orly Prepster Collection Swatches

Orly PrepsterThe Prepster collection from Orly is the second edition to the Spring 09' round up.  In the Carnivale Collection, we saw bright pops of orange, purple and pink. This collection is the soft side of spring that offers six nex shades ranging from pastel pink, blue and nudes.

It's time to get your tennis rackets and polo sticks out while you get ready for Orly's Prepster spring collection.  A mixture of shades you'll see at the country club or on the tennis courts with names like Cashmere Cardigan, Polo Princess and Prim & Proper.

Some must haves: Cashmere Cardigan, Polo Princess and Country Club Khaki.

Check out all the swatches below. 

Orly Cashmere Cardigan Nail Polish

Orly Prepster Spring Collection

Cashmere Cardigan is a gorgeous periwinkle blue creme that applied perfectly in two coats. This color just pops, loves it! 

Orly Tennis Anyone nail polish swatch

Tennis Anyone is a off white sheer creme that applied with three coats.  In all honestly, this could have used a fourth coat. 

Orly Prim and Proper nail polish

Prim & Proper is a light metallic purple with pink undertones.  A much lighter and version of Deborah Lippmann's, Purple Rain.

If you don't mind the hassle of metallics, you'll like this one.  The application is much like any metallic really, including Purple Rain.

Orly Country Club Khaki Nail Polish

Orly Prepster Spring 09 Collection

Country Club Khaki is a fantastic color all around.  Described as a khaki nude creme perfect for any season.  A great alternative to Rescue Beauty Lounge's, Grunge. 

Orly Polo Princess nail polish

Polo Princess is a pastel pink creme that applied a tad streaky, but not terribly.  I needed three coats to even everything out.

Orly OMG nail polish swatch

OMG is a bright hot pink coral creme that applied fairly sheer.  I needed three coats to achieve bottle color.

The Prepster collection is now available at Head2Toe and retails for $3.50/ea.

Tags: orly, spring collection, prepster, swatches

Posted by Steph at 12:50:pm
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Jinnzor said on Mar 9th, 2009 2:22 am
What a gorgeous collection. They all look so pretty on you.
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Steph said on Mar 10th, 2009 12:51 pm
Aww, thanks Jinnzor - everything looks pretty you! I'm really digging Orly lately.
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Lucy Pinto said on Mar 10th, 2009 12:53 pm
I've read your blog off and on. I'm now going to add it to my favorites. I already bought the whole Orly collection. It's nice to see it swatched. I haven't used it yet. I also have tons of polish. I read about you in the article on All Lacquered up. Fabulous hair! I love curls. Mine is only wavy. Thanks for the swatches.
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Steph said on Mar 12th, 2009 10:13 am
Thanks so much Lucy! So glad you stopped by :)
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