A nail polish collection inspired by Burlesque, we understand. The glitz, the glam, our fleeting interest in the Christina Aguilera vehicle – all perfect for a Limited Edition run of shades. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, on the other hand? That’s a stretch. Cosmetics companies and studios are teaming up more and more often to market tie-in collections. Some make sense, but even more are weirdly incompatible.
The Amazing Spider-Man Nail Polish
In 2012, repeat movie tie-in offender O.P.I. released a collection of colors inspired by the Spidey reboot. A little incongruous, sure, but names like “My Boyfriend Scales Walls” and “Just Spotted the Lizard” make up for it.
The Muppets Nail Polish
When you want your laquered digits to conjure up images of felt-covered frogs, bears, and whatever Gonzo is, O.P.I. has the collection for you. On the other hand, The Muppets are just the best, so why not?
A line inspired by a YA-lit film adaptation isn’t too crazy, but unfortunately, NYX bet on the wrong horse. The movie bombed at the box office, wiping away hopes for a Twilight-style juggernaut franchise. Cute gloss though.
Pirates of the Carribbean: On Stranger Tides Nail Polish
At this point, we wouldn’t be surprised if Johnny Depp himself swept into the O.P.I. offices and mixed these colors himself. We’d say that pirates and make-up don’t mix, but Captain Jack’s expertly smudged eyeliner would beg to differ.