Left: Dim Sum Plum. Right: Gone Wishin'.
I found the formula of the OPI was different to what I'm used to. I have few (if any, now that I think of it) creme OPI polishes: the ones I have are all metallic or glittery. The formula of Dim Sum Plum was much thicker and I could even have gotten away with one coat. It didn't take too long to dry either. I find that with most OPI polishes, too thick a coat translates into bubbles, which I despise. That's why I often have to do three thin coats. So I ended up doing two coats and got perfect, full coverage.
This is how my nails look indoors. You can see how sparse the glitter is.
I was a little disappointed with Gone Wishin'. I was hoping it would be as glittery as Sparkle-icious, but it wasn't. Maybe I should have held the bottle upside down longer so the glitter could travel to the top? Regardless, there wasn't a whole lot of glitter coverage with this one and the pictures here show two coats. It's a lovely combination of glitter, though: purple and blue particles in a clear base. Because the glitter was so sparse, my nails didn't feel too chunky and gritty, so I didn't bother with a top coat.
Left: Outdoors in direct sunlight. Right: Outdoors in the shade.
Overall, I really like the effect of these two nail polishes combined. It's bright yet sparkly, which is what I love. I ordinarily favour dark polishes, but it's nice to wear something different. I'm thinking the next time I wear Dim Sum Plum I might top it with Sparkle-icious. I also think Gone Wishin' would look really nice over a dark base.