Tuesday, 12 June 2012

MINT GREEN NAIL POLISHES - ESSIE MINT CANDY APPLE DUPES

After reading comments on a blog post about an Essie Mint Candy Apple dupe, written by one of my favourite beauty bloggers - The Sunday Girl, I had to show you the Barry M swatches. Many people said that Barry M Mint Green is a dupe for Essie Mint Candy Apple and that they are really close. I don't agree. I think that Barry M Blue Moon is a closer match. I also discovered that if you paint your nails with 1 coat of  Barry M Mint green and 1 coat of Blue Moon, you will get the closest match to Mint Candy Apple I have ever seen. Here is the proof:
the first Essie swatch shows 2 coats, the second one shows 1 coat

9 comments:

  1. thanks so much for doing this post- I have both the barry m polishes and I wish I had the essie, but now I can make it myself!:Dxo

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  2. I love mint green colours :) One of my fave colours to paint my nails with because it brightens my skin-tone hehe. I like all the colours of the swatches and i never thought about layering nail polishes which seem to be a new concept to me! Im definitely going to try layering my polishes next time :) Thanks for sharing~x

    www.beautypicknmix.blogspot.com

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  3. i have both the barry m polishes - it basically looks like the essie one is a mix of the two! totally agree with you though that blue moon is a lot closer, although im still very tempted to just buy the essie polish anyway ;) great post, would love to see more like this, really helpful!! :) xxx
    welcome-to-nicola-land.blogspot.com

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  4. Wow I just found your blog and everything looks amazing. Im glad I stumbled onto it. I am now a new follower :) BTW what camera do you use?

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  5. OOO that is such a good idea, I've been pining over that nail polish for a while now, good solution :D

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  6. The Essie has been on my makeup lust list awhile. I dont know where to get Barry M though =(

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  7. Love all of these, I have quite a few mint green colours xxx


    www.misslv.com

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  8. Essie MCA is my all time favourite, I just love the colour. x

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  9. i love all!

    kis

    http://alazne-apieceofme.blogspot.com.es/

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