O.P.I Can't Find My Czechbook, Zoya Robyn
I've finally obtained O.P.I 's "Can't Find My Czechbook" from their Euro Centrale Collection.
My grip with this polish is the lasting power --it shows nail ware almost immediately and is prone to chips. I was very dissatisfied with the lasting power of this polish. It's a gorgeous color…even on the toes the formula does not live up to par.
|butter london: victorana, artful dodger, opi: can't find my czechbook, zoya: robyn, butter london: slapper|
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|butter london: artful dodger, opi: can't find my czechbook, zoya: robyn, butter london: slapper|
Close up shots of the bottles:
Swatches of all polishes:
Almost-Dupe: I found Zoya Robyn to be the most similar to Czechbook.
Robyn is a true in your face blue where as Czechbook is a lot lighter and a bit more muted. In terms of staining Zoya does damage, but lasting power out performs Czechbook by 3-4 days!
Robyn leans more blue whereas Czechbook is a light sky-blue hue.
Bottom line: it's a gorgeous color, double up on base coat, or invest in a strong top coat to keep this polish from chipping. After experimenting -- I found that 4 coats gives not only the best coverage, but the longest staying power. Beautiful color saved! Go buy this.
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