Saturday, April 23, 2011

Essie - Mint Candy Apple

Here's a fun little spring manicure for you. Essie Mint Candy Apple is a nice mint green color but it suffers from the same watery streakiness that Borrowed & Blue does. You have to let it flow onto the nail, not paint it on. It did go on in two coats though, so that's always nice. I did have some dings and bald spots but it didn't matter too much since I was planning to decorate it anyways. These nail decals are from Sally Beauty Supply and are made by Cina. Really easy to put on.

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Have any spring plans? Looking forward to the Easter bunny's visit tomorrow?


  1. this is really lovely and definitely "springy"

    shel xx

  2. Thanks so much! I think it's pretty springy too. :)

  3. These are really neat, I wish I'd gotten the chance to see them in person. Three dimensional "textures" like that can really go either way, they can be super gaudy or super nice. I think you've got an eye for picking out the super nice stuff.

  4. Thanks, Nick! And you did get to see them, I had these nails when we went to the casino before Easter. I definitely generally go for subtle and nice but sometimes I love the gaudy stuff just for being so over the top, like this:


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