Brighten Your Day With OPI Elephantastic Pink….And Its Dupe

Remember that post where I talked of Chanel’s Taboo and it’s “kumbh ke mele mein bichda hua” twin, Bourjois polish? Well, you can read that here. There’s one more member of the Bourjois family who has a more expensive twin. Let’s talk of that expensive twin here….

It’s OPI Elephantastic Pink!

OPI Elephantastic Pink

If you follow me on Facebook, then you might be knowing that I have been very impressed with one OPI polish that lasted a full week on my nails with just minimal fading on the tips. Yes, it is this Elephantastic pink which has achieved this feat that even my other OPI polishes haven’t.
Before I continue, let me tell you that I’m writing this post from my phone. The pics too are taken on the phone en route Lonavala so please excuse the shadows etc.
OPI Elephantastic Pink

The colour is a beautiful bright pink with a hint of warmth which looks fabulous on fair to medium skin tones. I think it would even look good on darker skin tones. The bright, cheerful pink instantly brightens up my day 🙂

The formulation of this polish is excellent. Not too thick, not too thin, non streaky and goes opaque in two coats. And of course, it lasts really long. The brush is also nice and thick andakes for a pothy application.
The only thing I don’t like about this is its price! From Rs. 520, OPI has hiked its price to Rs. 670!!!
Anyway, coming back to the twin…ze Dupe…
OPI Elephantastic Dupe Bourjois So Laque Rose Imaginaire
It is Bourjois So Laque #62 Rose Imaginaire. These two are IDENTICAL! In fact, even the formulation and brush of both are quite similar. Though Rose Imaginaire doesn’t last on my nails for a week, it’s good for 3-4 days.
OPI Elephantastic Pink and dupe Bourjois Rose Imaginaire
Let’s play spot the difference. I’ve actually worn OPI on my first two fingers and Bourjois on the ring and little fingers which is why I’m holding the bottles like this. Can you make out any difference?
OPI Elephantastic Pink dupe Bourjois Rose Imaginaire

Unfortunately, Bourjois too, has hiked its prices and this polish costs Rs. 470.

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With these two polishes, I’m definitely not going to need a bright pink polish for quite some time…lol.
What do you think of this colour?

35 Comment

  1. Pooja Mittal says: Reply

    I prefer opi ..
    Keep in touch,
    http://www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

  2. Revathy HealthnBeauty says: Reply

    lovely shade…. shall pick the bourjois one then 🙂

  3. Thanks 🙂

  4. Rayconnect says: Reply

    both the colours re identical & lovely 🙂

  5. Radha Krishnakumar says: Reply

    I love this kinda shades <3

  6. Esha Gupta says: Reply

    You are right, they are identical and I would have never known that you are wearing 2 different nail paints!! Lovely shade!

  7. Aditi Y says: Reply

    Pretty colour!

  8. Shreya says: Reply

    Such a pretty color 🙂

  9. Nickey Jalan says: Reply

    really pretty 🙂

  10. indiangirlsera says: Reply

    I love this shade 😀

  11. Poo@beautyandmakeupmatters says: Reply

    Beautiful shade.. I would grab the Bourjois one..:) 🙂

  12. Arzoo says: Reply

    Loved the shade, really pretty 🙂

  13. Divya Yadav says: Reply

    Perfect dupe you have found :)… I love such coral shades…

  14. Mydailynaildesigns says: Reply

    yes same same , but lovely shade

  15. Yup, perfect dupe 🙂

  16. Me too 🙂

  17. I know! They are identical.

  18. Thanks 🙂

  19. I like it too 🙂

  20. Same here 🙂

  21. Thanks 🙂

  22. Its more pink than coral. I guess it looks coral coz of the afternoon bright light.

  23. Shilpa says: Reply

    nice find!

  24. Vipra S says: Reply

    Same shade .. But it looks beautiful on your nails babe <3

  25. Cosmochics says: Reply

    Lovely shade! And the Bourjois bottle looks so fashionable!..hehe

  26. Smita says: Reply

    Nice shade !

  27. Thanks 🙂

  28. Very tru. Love the matching caps of the bourjois bottles.

  29. Thanks 🙂

  30. Thanks 🙂

  31. Tina S. says: Reply

    I love lower priced dupes! Neon pink is not my favorite color however #BSP

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