Product Spotlight

How We Reinvented I’m Not Really a Waitress

In 1999, OPI founder Suzi Weiss-Fischmann created I’m Not Really a Waitress as an ode to “anyone labouring for a dream.” As part of our original Hollywood collection, this iconic chianti red pays homage to all the actors whose first big break was waiting tables, but also serves as a reminder that colour can empower you to do or be anything you want.

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Nearly 20 years later, we have reinvented this coveted shade for our 40th anniversary–our spring collection celebrates everything we love about Hollywood then and now, so we added a twist that’s as timeless as the original.
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Meet I’m Really an Actress, a rich ruby red with holographic shimmer that transforms dreams into reality. It can be dressed up or down making it a classic for all occasions, so whether you wear it to nail that presentation at work, on a red carpet, or out on the town, you’ll be a legend.
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We can’t wait to see how you bring it to life just like you did for I’m Not Really a Waitress. Show us how you’re inspired by our new spring shade and snap a pic of how you’re wearing it with #OPIHollywood for a chance to be featured. For more iconic shades, stay tuned all year to see how we’re reinventing some of your favourites as part of our big anniversary celebration.