OPI Can’t Let Go

OPI Can't Let GoI’ve been on a serious purple polish kick lately! After I finally quit wearing Zoya Mimi (I still kind of want to put it back on…) I decided it was time to give another OPI Liquid Sand polish a try. I was pleasantly surprised with Stay the Night so I had high hopes for Can’t Let Go. Luckily, it did not disappoint!

Can’t Let Go is a medium purple with chunky and smaller purple glitter. The non glitter part of the polish dries to the Liquid Sand texture. The formula was average. I used three coats in my swatches as two left me with a few bald spots.

Once Can’t Let Go dried down to the matte liquid sand finish I really loved the way it looked. The purple glitter really stands out against the matte finish of the polish.

While I was really pleased with the way this manicure turned out I had the same wear issues as I had with Stay the Night. Not 24 hours after applying this polish the glitter began to lose the purple color and turn silver. I didn’t actually mind the silver glitter with this particular purple but disappointing none the less.

I wore this manicure for 4 days and was very impressed by the wear. Other than the issue with the glitter, I only had minor tip wear. Don’t believe me? There is a day 4 picture below the jump (along with additional swatches).

If you haven’t yet tried any of OPI’s liquid sand polishes and you’re curious they did release a mini set with the 4 liquid sand polish from the Mariah Carey collection. It’s a great way to give textured polish a try!


Day 4

Day 4

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16 thoughts on “OPI Can’t Let Go

  1. I think the liquid sand thing is growing on me. I might have to pick up the mini set…

  2. Nope have not tried any of the sands yet – I was out of town last week and drove right by the only place for 200 miles that sells OPI and I did not stop to look – by then was in a hurry to get home. Thinking these are not for me – too much gritty texture – gives me the feeling others get when nails are scraped down a chalkboard – I don’t even think I can use an emery board – have not use done for eons – it’s been metal files and then the ceramic then the glass ones when those came out. I kind of want to at least see these to feel them for myself on the samples.

  3. Ahh I just can’t wrap my head around this particular texture. 🙁 It’s pretty though..How does it look with a top coat?

  4. This looks like a really cool texture, i hope i can try one of those soon.
    Someone is on a purple triP?
    check this post out, you’ll like it dear:

  5. I have to say, I am liking this more seeing it on you than in the bottle… love blue leaning purples. I can get behind this texture because it doesn’t fall off like caviar manis…

  6. […] I was super skeptical about the whole liquid sand thing but after really loving Stay the Night, Can’t Let Go and now The Impossible there’s just no denying I’ve been won […]

  7. […] to OPI’s Liquid Sand and Zoya’s Pixie Dust polishes. My favorite liquid sand polish is Can’t Let Go. Katie really loved Zoya Nyx. Both Milani and JulieG will have textured polishes in the drugstore […]

  8. […] is a medium purple with slightly lighter purple glitter. It’s a less blue version of OPI Can’t Let Go. I really love the […]

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