Friday, September 28, 2012

Milani Mint Candy Swatch

I hauled a few polishes at CVS the other day (mainly the new L'Oreal ones), and this new shade from Milani (from the "Color Play" collection) caught my eye. Mint Candy is a stunning aqua turquoise with seafoam green microshimmer. I only had to use two coats to achieve full opacity. This is such a gorgeous color! It's a bit more green-aqua in real life, and reminds me of mermaids:

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

OPI Wooden Shoe Like to Know? Swatch

Wooden Shoe Like to Know? is a neutral mushroom brown laced with golden shimmer. It was very watery on the first coat for me (am I the only one who has noticed the newest OPIs are all like this?), but the second coat evened everything out nicely. I thought I would love this shade a lot more than I actually do. Sadly, it makes my hands look somewhat dirty in real life. I'll return to it, though, when I'm more in the mood for a shade like this. It is a very interesting neutral: