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on 12/24/2015 8:21:00 PM
More reviews by Lochinvar
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I really wish we had the option of 'maybe' in the ran out or lost simply because it takes a very long time to use up a full bottle of nail polish, especially if like me, you insist on using polish thinner and using that bottle to the very end.Anyway - Mint Candy Apple. A favourite with little girls and summer days. Its a pretty bright mint blue/green. Its fresh, its light, its bright, its a fun and clean colour and that's why I love this colour. I'm also one of those people who isn't at all fussy about whether or not a nail polish colour looks great on my skin, to me its more important about how the colour coordinates with my outfits and I can easily coordinate outfits with this colour.Formula - its a bit streaky on the first coat, but by the second coat is great. My bottle has less than 1/4 of the bottle left now (told you I liked this colour) so I'm having to add a fair bit of thinner each use as the formula thickens up, however, throw in a couple of drops of OPI thinner to get the consistency nice again and its all good. Nice colour, love the Essie formulas, can see why there is a lot of hype around this colour.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 9/25/2015 5:13:00 AM
More reviews by fahzybear
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I LOVEEDDDDD this color while it lasted. It started off as a gorgeous mint green, but over 2-3 years it turned into a Robin's Egg/Tiffany's blue. Which I love as well, but I was really looking for a mint green. I bought mines directly from Ulta so I know that it is absolutely authentic. Guess I need to find another mint polish!
on 8/21/2015 8:07:00 AM
More reviews by kittenmint
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
Mint Candy Apple is a beautiful mint green. It is a pastel colour, but has an excellent formula. It is opaque in two coats and I do not find it to be streaky. It looks flattering on my hands (NC20 for reference) but I think it may not be flattering to those with pink hands. The colour looks good on both long and short nails, and it looks good all year around. It dries quickly too, and has good staying power. This colour is a cult favourite and with good reason. I do not find it to be baby blue at all, unlike some other reviewers, so maybe there is a bad batch around... My colour is truly a mint green, like peppermint candies. It is unique and gorgeous.
on 8/12/2015 9:44:00 AM
More reviews by AngelaBetsey
Skin: Oily, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Beware! My local CVS has this shade in the front of the store, in a special seasonal display of Essie polishes, and in the back with the year round collection. The one in the front of the store is a pale mint green, and the one in the back of the store is pale baby blue. I checked and checked, held them side by side, made sure I had the right ones. I am guessing this polish is supposed to be green, hence the "mint", so if you bought blue - well, presumably you bought it for the color to your eye and not the name, but know that you probably did not buy the real Mint Candy Apple.
on 8/12/2015 9:23:00 AM
More reviews by Synyster7
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Just purchased this with a $3 off coupon after I've been eyeing it up for some time. I wish I didn't toss my receipt, I'd be exchanging it for a different color if I had it. The color is really pretty, it is a light blue, there are no hints of mint to it. The formula is so bad, so bad, that I can't believe essie would even selling it. The first and second coats streak on, the third will leave areas still not covered. It takes me four coats to get this looking just ok on my nails. It also severely chipped within 24 hours, and I wasn't even doing anything when I wore it, just a lazy weekend home. Save your money, Sallie Hanson makes a similar color that goes on and stays on much better than this for a fraction of the price.
on 8/4/2015 10:00:00 AM
More reviews by neonsparks101
Age: 18 & Under
This nail Polish is a GORGEOUS mint green color! I love this color especially during spring and summer. Love this nail polish!!
on 7/18/2015 12:10:00 PM
More reviews by Leahnicole89
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Last year I bought this colour and I LOVED it because it was the perfect mint 'green'.. And it was 100% green when I purchase it. This summer I put it on and it is definitely BLUE now. I compared my nails to a new bottle in the store and the difference in colour is night and day. It sucks that over time the colour does change from green to blue. That is why some people think it's blue and some think it's green, it depends how old the bottle is. Hope this helps solve the mystery for some!
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 7/12/2015 9:09:00 PM
More reviews by Concertina
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
I am one of those people that will google image polish colors to see how they look before buying. Photos do not do this color justice! This is my favorite mint nail color out there, plus Essie polishes tend to last a little longer than other brands. Love..definitely recommend!
on 6/18/2015 5:31:00 PM
More reviews by AnnaV72
Skin: Dry, Medium, Neutral
I don't know where the name came from because it's not a mint at all. I would describe it as a bright blue with maybe a hint of green. I love the color, it's bright and gorgeous, and screams spring and summer.. The formula is a little difficult and it can take two or even three coats to cover completely. In my opinion, it's worth if for the color. I'm on my first first bottle, but since it's a favorite I am planning to repurchase.
on 6/13/2015 1:23:00 AM
More reviews by Agatdablues
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
Mint? It looks just pastel blue to me. I find this polish very streaky and application is very difficult with the thin brush. It takes forever to dry. I loved it when applied by a professional at the salon but I can't get a good result by myself at home, although I'm quite a veteran nail painter. I won't repurchase.
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