I decided to do a side by side comparison of OPI’s Teenage Dream from the Katy Perry Collection and the unnamed pink glitter from the Fall Urban Outfitters Boxed Set.
They look relatively similar in the bottle, but when worn Teenage Dream has better coverage, you can not see the nail line with two coats. The pink glitter base is very similar and from far away you can not really tell the difference between the polishes. The Urban Outfitters polish has smaller holographic pieces and has a smoother texture when applied. I personally prefer OPI’s Teenage Dream, but the Urban Outfitters was a much better deal. See a more detailed review of Teenage Dream here: https://blahblueblog.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/teenage-dream/
Here are side by side close up comparisons:
OPI's Teenage Dream 2 coatsUrban Outfitters Pink Glitter 2 coats
Urban Outfitters Pink Glitter 2 coats
On a recent trip to Urban Outfitters I stumbled upon a boxed set of nailpolishes with great colors and an even better price. $4.99 for 5 polishes. The box was damaged, and the sales lady said it was missing the clear top coat, but all in all a great deal. I have not tried any of them, but the pink glitter looks very simmilar to OPI’s Teenage Dream from the Katy Perry Collection.
I originally purchased The Katy Perry OPI Collection’s Teenage Dream in July and was very impressed it has great coverage in two coats and it can be layered over a brighter pink or purple. It was released at the same time as black shatter, but I really don’t like how it looks so I almost never use it. Teenage Dream is easily my favorite polish in my whole collection with the densely packed tiny pink glitter and the sprinkling of larger multicolored reflective glitters. Unfortunately I found out with age it became thick and hard to apply but this can be easily remedied with the use of a professional polish thinner.
Here is a zoomed in view of the glitter.
I’m reviewing this polish now, even though it came out a while ago because I recently purchased a second bottle at the hair salon in Wal-Mart OPI was also buy one get one 50% off. (I know awesome right?)