OPI Designer Series Mystery

Today I have a simple swatch of OPI Designer Series (DS) Mystery. I was all primed and ready to put some serious gold dots on this baby…but after I got it on, I knew it didn’t need any fancy stuff.

OPI Designer Series (DS) Mystery (work / play / polish)

DS Mystery was originally released in the Fall of 2009. This polish really is a mystery. It’s a deep, deep purple base with fine gold flakes. Depending on the angle, it can look purple, brown or black.

OPI Designer Series (DS) Mystery (work / play / polish)

Application was smooth and it was opaque in two coats. Unlike most of the other OPI DS polishes, this one doesn’t have as much bling. I do like it though. I only wish the eggplant jelly base was just a tiny bit lighter.

OPI Designer Series (DS) Mystery (work / play / polish)

In all…Mystery is a great alternative to black. The subtle shift from purple to brown makes this polish very versatile. Does anyone have this polish? What do you think?

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Comments (13)

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  1. Simple yet nice. I do wish OPI would go back to a time where DS = holo and not just more expensive nail polish.

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Love it!

  4. Deborah says:

    I really love your swatches of this one! I never considered getting it but now I might!

  5. Jen says:

    It’s beautiful. Understated elegance.

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