6 May 2013

Nails: Mint Madness


If this isn't the prettiest mint green you've ever seen... then I just don't know what to say to you. We can't be friends, sorry.

The shade is 04 Amande Défilé, one of the new Bourjois SO Laque Glossy shades (they're all such pretty pastel shades that you MUST go and see them in person). It's the most perfect mint chocolate chip ice-cream kinda colour right?! It's love. 
The formula could be better in my (honest) opinion... I found it to be a tad gloopy and hard to apply. I needed 3 coats for a perfect finish and with a not so speedy drying time, it was difficult not to smudge my hard work. I'm not sure if I have a dud bottle but I may add a little nail polish remover to thin it out and make it easier to apply.

Despite it's downfalls I can't deny it's a gorgeous colour and I haven't been able to stop staring at my super glossy (almost gel like) nails. Unfortunately a major washing up session left me with two big chips on day 3 but to be honest I'm so besotted I don't mind. Just remove and then re-apply. Forever. 

17 comments

  1. A beautiful shade and even more beautiful photos!

    Amy| The Little Koala Blog ♥

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  2. That is such a beautiful colour!

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  3. This is a gorgeous colour, I hate when nice polishes have crappy qualities :( x

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    1. Ditto! hoping a little nail polish remover will help :(
      xo

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  4. Mint green is the prettiest colour ever for nails and for clothes and walls... it's perfect for everything! Looks so delicate on your hands, really beautiful ^^

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  5. Lovely color!

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    xoxo

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  6. SUCH a gorgeous colour - I love mint nails! x

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  7. Such a pretty color! I'm still looking for a good mint color, for my nails. I love how you painted yours, looks so flawless!

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  8. It's a beautiful shade! You have such long, perfect fingers too! x

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  9. Love this colour, so pastely and gorgeous x

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  12. That's a beautiful mint. I'm not sure if I can get a hold of Bourjois nail polishes in Canada though but I'm definitely going to go on a hunt for them.

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  13. Oh my, this is so gorgeous! So many times have I wanted to buy from the Bourjois So Laque range, but never have. All the shades are so lovely for spring

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  14. Wow you have beautiful photography xx

    Gemma | ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

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