Friday, 9 March 2012

Katy Perry Collection "The One That Got Away" Review

The One That Got Away is described as "You always thought you'd marry this amazing deep berry" by OPI.

The One That Got Away is one of 5 colours from the Katy Perry Collection released in 2011. The other colours featured in the collection are: The One That Got Away, Teenage Dream, Last Friday Night, Not Like The Movies, and a Black Shatter

I should have really called this post "Don't judge a polish by the colour in the bottle. This colour is WOW!  It's a beautiful glass flecked raspberry colour. I could not stop staring at my hands when I put this colour on. It's gorgeous! When I first looked at the colour in the bottle,  I was pretty certain I was  going to hate it. Reds are not something I wear on my hands, ever. I'm so fair (like SPF 60 fair) that most reds either look vampy or trashy on me. That's why I'm so surprised at how much I love this colour.  It's a fantastic work appropriate colour. It has a great elegant look to it but up close it's sparkly and fun.

The formula for this colour was excellent. The One That Got Away was a mini lacquer and I was expecting the formula to be chunky and thick. It wasn't! Yay. It went on evenly had the perfect thickness. I used 3 coats for opacity. I probably could have gotten away with 2 but I noticed some very subtle bald spots. I'm sure I'm the only one who would have noticed them but my inner OCD just wouldn't allow it. I wore this colour for 4 days and had only minimum tip wear and chips.

Did  The One That Got Away take you by surprise too? What's your favourite in the Katy Perry Collection?


  1. Beautiful shimmery red! Looks great!

    1. Thanks for reading! It's a beautiful colour, I would recommend it for anyone