Friday, May 31, 2013

Essie Mint Candy Apple...Take Two!

You may remember in a post awhile ago (longer than I'd like), I used Essie Mint Candy Apple for an accent nail and commented on how bright and blue it looked.  I just couldn't let it go.  
So I went searching for a different looking bottle of Mint Candy Apple and found one, so this post is using the new bottle.  I know there are a few colors from Essie that, unfortunately, tend to change over time and thought my bottle might have been on of the unlucky ones.  As you can see the color is quite different than it was here.

Direct Sunlight
Outdoors -shade
This was 3 coats of Mint Candy Apple.  The formula in this bottle was a little more streaky than my last, so I needed the 3rd coat to even things out.  I also chose an untried of mine, China Glaze Luxe and Lush from last year's Hunger Games collection.  It's not so much a flakie as it is iridescent shards, but I love it!!  It looks like shards of sea glass on the nails. The last I noticed, Sally's had a spot for Luxe and Lush in their core China Glaze line.  I haven't actually seen a bottle there just yet. 

Indoors

I know this post isn't anything new, exciting or a unique polish...but I really missed you all!  I've been so busy and just haven't had enough time in my day.  Thanks for sticking around!  There will be more exciting polishes to come!
~Hayley

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8 comments:

  1. Love the accent glitter! So pretty and Mint Candy Apple is really nice too :)

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    1. Thank you so much! My posts are nothing compared to yours, so you are so sweet to comment! :)

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  2. That CG looks awesome with Mint Candy. Mint Candy is one of my favorites.

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  3. This is lovely...I adore Luxe and Lush! :)

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  4. Love the way you did your nails; the blue is very pretty then the glitter on the ring finger; fabulous!

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    1. Aww thanks Essie! I miss your blog...we're around!

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