OPI Adds New Nail Lacquer Shades in 2014

I’ve been doing my nails a lot lately. I think it is a combination of the long winter and the amazing new colours and textures that OPI has put out over the last couple of months. Our days are still cold, but it looks like it will warm up starting tomorrow.

With the sense of Spring comes a welcome of colour. It is so nice to see some of the colours that are new this year and there is also a new collection out that sings ‘vibrant’ and ‘lively’. Before I get into the new shades that are being added to the OPI collection, I want to share the new Brazil by OPI collection.


From left to right above, these shades are: 1) Next Stop…The Bikini Zone, 2) Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around, 3) Taupe-less Beach, 4) I São Paulo Over There, 5) OPI Scores a Goal!, 6) AmazON…AmazOFF, 7) I Just Can’t Cope-acabana, 8) Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?, 9) Toucan Do It If You Try, 10) Kiss Me I’m Brazilian, 11) Live.Love.Carnaval, 12) Red Hot Rio

This collection covers a wide range of colours and include a nice taupe and nude shade in case you aren’t ready to let go of the toned down shades of winter. The first colours I jumped on were the mango and coral shades because I have had enough of winter. I love both of these colours together.


‘Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?’ and ‘Live. Love. Carnaval’ create this gradient that looks fantastic.

The Brazil collection is now available (ARV $10.95) at professional salons and spas across the country. This collection is also available in GelColor at salons as a professional service only.

Now on to the addition of 15 new lacquer shades to the Nicole by OPI nail line. In January, Nicole by OPI added these new shades to their lineup of colours and they range from light ivory and salmon shades to darker, metalic shades and include a fun confetti-like glitter.


Top Row L to R:
Be Awesome, Sweet Surrender, Fabulous is My Middle Name, Always a Flirt!, Something About Spring
Middle Row L to R:
At Least I Pink So, I’ll Have the Salmon, Yoga-then-Yogurt, That’s Putting it Mild, Taupe of My Class
Bottom Row L to R:
I Shop Mintage, Teal Me Something New, Oh That’s Just Grape!, The Blue is So You!, Emerald Empowered

What do you think about all of the shades in both of these collections? Any favorites?


I combined the metallic shade ‘Emerald Empowered’ with the confetti-glitter shade ‘Be Awesome’ from the new shades added to the Nicole by OPI collection this year.

 Along with these new colours, Nicole by OPI is also launching new top coats and treatments.


From left to right in the above photo: Oil to Go keeps cuticles soft and smooth on the go. 3-in-1 Base, Top Coat & Strengthener encompasses nail care must-haves in one convenient bottle. Quick Dry Top Coat reduces drying time and adds shine and protection. Matte Top Coat can be layered over any Nicole by OPI hue to instantly transform shiny finishes to matte.

I’ve used all of these over the past 3 weeks and each one delivers on its description. My favorite is the Matte Top Coat. This turns any lacquer into two shades in my opinion as it gives a different feel from shiny to velvet-smooth.


Nicole by OPI formulas are long-lasting, fast-drying, and salon-quality. These are available now for $10.99 each at select Shoppers Drug Mart, Jean Coutu, Loblaws and London Drug stores across Canada.

Disclosure: Samples of these collections were received to facilitate this feature. Opinions are the author’s only.

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  • Avatar Jenny Feb 28, 2014, 1:18 pm

    Taupe-less Beach

  • Avatar 409cope Feb 28, 2014, 9:39 am

    I like São Paulo Over There the most.

  • Avatar Tara Gauthier Feb 28, 2014, 7:36 am

    I love Oh That’s Just Grape!

  • Avatar Beth Gallinger Feb 27, 2014, 9:52 pm

    I love AmazON…AmazOFF.

  • Avatar Shawna Maxwell Feb 27, 2014, 7:32 pm

    I adore sweet surrender but also loving the new I’m Brazil Nuts Over You its soooo bold and just beautiful!

  • Avatar lisa bolduc Feb 27, 2014, 12:14 pm

    I like Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around,

  • Avatar Lindsay T Feb 26, 2014, 7:59 pm

    Love I just can’t cope-acabana!

  • Avatar Caryn Coates Feb 26, 2014, 7:37 pm

    Love Rainforest

  • Avatar Aimee Evans Feb 26, 2014, 3:54 pm

    I love the colour “Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?” Its a super fun and fresh colour for spring and summer!!!!

  • Avatar roger simmons Feb 24, 2014, 9:39 pm

    I would choose I’m Brazil Nuts for You for my wife

  • Avatar Lynda Cook Feb 24, 2014, 11:43 am

    I think I would like to try Fabulous is My Middle Name

  • Avatar Carly Feb 24, 2014, 10:33 am

    AmazON…AmazOFF is my fave for sure! Such a pretty colour :)

  • Avatar Victoria K Feb 24, 2014, 8:32 am

    I love Live.Love.Carnaval,

  • Avatar Shelley Hickey Feb 24, 2014, 5:48 am

    Emerald Empowered…..love it!

  • Avatar Wendy Arnott Feb 23, 2014, 9:44 pm

    My fav is I São Paulo Over There.. I would love to see a few of these in person!

  • Avatar Jen C AKA @JusticeSadie Feb 23, 2014, 7:34 pm

    Live.Love.Carnaval would be my favourite. LOVE IT!!

  • Avatar Leigh-Ann Murphy Feb 23, 2014, 5:26 am

    Red Hot Rio is beautiful =) should plan a trip around my nail colour lol

  • Avatar Laurie Bolduc-Cadieux Feb 22, 2014, 11:26 pm

    I really like the Kiss Me I’m Brazilian!

  • Avatar Lili Feb 21, 2014, 1:46 pm

    Lately I’ve been having a love affair with good nudes, so Don’t Bossa Nova me Around is one of my top picks out of the Brazil collection. But when I do want a touch of colour, Empowered Emerald hits the spot, such a lovely shade!!

  • Avatar jessica chan Feb 20, 2014, 3:59 pm

    I Just Can’t Cope-acabana is my fav.

  • Avatar Alex van der Valk Feb 20, 2014, 2:07 pm

    I LOVE #9: ” Toucan Do It If You Try ” (:

  • Avatar Wendy hutton Feb 20, 2014, 1:02 pm

    always a flirt

  • Avatar Josie Feb 20, 2014, 11:48 am

    Red hot rio

  • Avatar kristen visser Feb 20, 2014, 11:23 am

    i love them all! but especially the mango! so pretty and different

  • Avatar elaing8 Feb 20, 2014, 9:51 am

    I like the Next Stop…The Bikini Zone

  • Avatar Vanessa Cook Feb 20, 2014, 8:40 am

    I shop mintage is my favorite!

  • Avatar V. HIll Feb 20, 2014, 8:20 am

    LOVE I Just Can’t Cope-acabana. So bright and cheery!

  • Avatar Silvia D Feb 20, 2014, 8:19 am

    all really nice colors but am leaning towards Fabulous is My Middle Name

  • Avatar Silvia Feb 20, 2014, 6:02 am

    I love the combination in the picture of where did Susie’s man-go and live. Love. Carnival

  • Avatar Kelly Gordon Feb 19, 2014, 8:18 pm

    I’m in love the Emerald Empowered, although all OPI colours are fabulous!!

  • Avatar Tina F Feb 19, 2014, 8:12 pm

    Kiss Me I’m Brazilian I really like

  • Avatar Chantelle Alvey Feb 19, 2014, 7:11 pm

    Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?,

  • Avatar Ashley M Feb 19, 2014, 7:08 pm

    I LOVE Next Stop…The Bikini Zone!!!!

  • Avatar Monique L.S. Feb 19, 2014, 4:09 pm

    I like Toucan Do It If You Try.

  • Avatar MANUEL VIZCAYA Feb 19, 2014, 3:57 pm

    I like Toucan Do It If You Try

  • Avatar Sandi DeGeer Feb 19, 2014, 3:52 pm

    OPI Scores a Goal

  • Avatar natasha severson Feb 19, 2014, 3:47 pm

    At Least I Pink So

  • Avatar Julie Bolduc Feb 19, 2014, 6:22 am

     i love sweet surrender

  • Avatar Kristine ewald Feb 18, 2014, 11:25 pm

    I shop mintage

  • Avatar Soozle Feb 18, 2014, 6:26 am

    I LOVE theT oucan Do It If You Try color :)

  • Avatar amber y Feb 18, 2014, 5:12 am

    i like the Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around polish

  • Avatar Tina L. Feb 17, 2014, 9:53 pm

    I like I Shop Mintage.

  • Avatar sara rai Feb 17, 2014, 9:14 pm

    love red hot rio

  • Avatar Chris Stockford Feb 17, 2014, 6:47 pm

    Wow, My fave is Emerald Empowered.

  • Avatar maria Feb 17, 2014, 6:35 pm

    I love taupeless beach

  • Avatar Courtney Feb 17, 2014, 5:49 pm

    I LOVE Red hot Rio!

  • Avatar Donna Feb 17, 2014, 3:35 pm

    I adore – I Just Can’t Cope-acabana (and what a cute name!)

  • Avatar Allison K Feb 17, 2014, 3:30 pm

    Red Hot Rio

  • Avatar Lisa Hallman Feb 17, 2014, 2:35 pm

    I Just Can’t Cope-acabana

  • Avatar tanyab79 Feb 17, 2014, 1:17 pm

    Taupe of My Class

  • Avatar Dorothy Pacheco Feb 17, 2014, 8:56 am

    Red hot rio

  • Avatar Erin Wilson Feb 16, 2014, 7:56 pm

    I love the Be Awesome, I love that you can use it with anything!

  • Avatar Florence C Feb 16, 2014, 5:00 pm

    Toucan Do It If You Try

  • Avatar Brenda Penton Feb 16, 2014, 4:52 pm

    I like Emerald Empowered. I love Emerald (my birthstone) and metallics, so it is perfect!

  • Avatar Mae Feb 16, 2014, 3:14 pm

    I love the Be Awesome color! SO pretty

  • Avatar Karla Sceviour Feb 16, 2014, 12:25 pm

    I like Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around..pretty color :)

  • Avatar Joy Feb 16, 2014, 5:29 am

    Amaz-on… Amaz…off is my favourite.

  • Avatar Heidi C. Feb 15, 2014, 10:13 pm

    Red Hot Rio would brighten up wintertime!

  • Avatar Tammy Dalley Feb 15, 2014, 9:57 pm

    I love i’m brazil nuts over you!!!!

  • Avatar SueSueper Feb 15, 2014, 7:38 pm

    I like —-> 6) AmazON…AmazOFF

  • Avatar Belinda McNabb Feb 15, 2014, 1:58 pm

    I really like the Taupe-less Beach

  • Avatar Judy C(Judy Cowan) Feb 15, 2014, 1:40 pm

    I love Oh That’s Just Grape! Some great new colours!

  • Avatar charityk Feb 15, 2014, 12:52 pm

    Taupe-less Beach

  • Avatar Piroska Feb 14, 2014, 8:25 pm

    My fave is Emerald Empowered.

  • Avatar InezbyDesign Feb 14, 2014, 11:56 am

    I just love the colours and fun names of OPI I really like the deep colour of Emerald Empowered

  • Avatar Angela Mitchell Feb 14, 2014, 10:59 am

    So many fun colours in this collection. I think Kiss Me I’m Brazilian is my favourite.

  • Avatar lori butler Feb 13, 2014, 7:43 pm

    i’m brazil nuts over you

  • Avatar monica Feb 13, 2014, 6:05 pm

    I love “I Shop Mintage”

  • Avatar Lori Bazan Feb 13, 2014, 4:04 pm

    Kiss Me I’m Brazilian…all time fave!

  • Avatar Dreena Feb 13, 2014, 3:52 pm

    “Live.Love.Carnaval” is my favourite; great colour.

  • Avatar seham merzib Feb 13, 2014, 2:41 pm

    love Live.Love.Carnaval

  • Avatar Jonnie Feb 13, 2014, 12:57 pm

    I really like São Paulo Over There

  • Avatar Andrea Amy Feb 13, 2014, 12:18 pm

    Live.Love.Carnaval would be my favourite

  • Avatar Katie Edwards Feb 13, 2014, 12:07 pm

    I love I Just Can’t Cope-acabana. OPI polish is my favourite because it lasts the longest, and I’m lazy.

  • Avatar Darwin Chau Feb 13, 2014, 10:07 am

    My wife likes the The AmazON…AmazOFF. She said this collection is like sunshine in the cold cold winter.

  • Avatar angela m Feb 13, 2014, 10:00 am

    I love the Emerald Empowered

  • Avatar Rozlind Anderson-Pringle Feb 13, 2014, 9:16 am

    What’s a Little Rain Forest? is a fabulous color!

  • Avatar Melinda L. Feb 13, 2014, 8:43 am

    Taupe-less Beach is a stunning colour

  • Avatar Jenness M Feb 13, 2014, 8:09 am

    I love always a flirt!

  • Avatar Andrea B. Feb 13, 2014, 7:32 am

    I Just Can’t Cope-acabana is my very fav!

  • Avatar Rebby Feb 12, 2014, 11:57 pm

    Loving Where Did Suzi’s Man-go?!

  • Avatar Tina F Feb 12, 2014, 11:31 pm

    Live.Love.Carnaval, I love

  • Avatar Tanis Feb 12, 2014, 11:19 pm

    Red Hot Rio

  • Avatar Karine Feb 12, 2014, 10:34 pm

    I think that OPI Scores a Goal is a really great color, but honestly these are all very great!!

  • Avatar Victoria Ess Feb 12, 2014, 9:50 pm

    I love sweet surrender!

  • Avatar Susan T. Feb 12, 2014, 9:43 pm

    I love AmazON…AmazOFF so much that I already ordered it! My baby will be in the mail to me soon! :)

  • Avatar Anne Taylor Feb 12, 2014, 9:35 pm

    The AmazON…AmazOFF is my kind of colour! I love this collection; its so bold!