Wednesday, December 16, 2009

NOTD: Essie Mink Muffs

I totally have a crush on Jaques, as in You Don't Know Jaques by O.P.I. The.Prettiest.Taupe.Ever. I do not own it though.. yet! What to do? Use the next best thing of course, Mink Muffs by Essie! It's more brown than YDKJ but still a pretty good substitute in my opinion. I absolutely love it!

This was a tough cookie to photograph, it's slightly more grey in real life but I just couldn't get the camera to capture it.

Think this bottle picture might be a little more color accurate.

I don't know what to call this color, it's not really brown and it's not really taupe, it's somewhere in between. Brown'ish taupe? Taupe'ish brown? It's gorgeous anyway, can't believe it's been sitting in my Helmer untried for so long! I got the whole collection right as it came out and just now grabbed this bottle for the first time. What was I thinking?! It applied really well, but was a little bit sheer, it took 3 to 4 coats to get it opaque. I'm sure I could have gotten away with only 3 coats but I'm a perfectionist and had to do 4.

That's all for today!
Have a nice day and thanks for reading!

7 comments:

MinderMutsig (Kirsten) said...

OMG I don't have this one! I think I need it...

gildedangel said...

Yeah....I need this polish too....

Anna said...

@Kirsten You TOTALLY need it! :P Buy! Now!

@gildedangel You do need it! Think it'd look great on your skintone!

Actually don't think this polish could look bad on anyone!

Lucy said...

This is on my list to buy. I love this shade on you. Your nails are just gorgeous! I also need to get YDKJ as soon as possible.

Anna said...

@Lucy Thank you Lucy :) Both of those shades are so gorgeous. I have totally fallen for this color group!

Anonymous said...

I love this color, it reminds me of the crust of pie. I like pie! Plus I heard Bon Jovi likes pie too! LONG LIVE BON JOVI!!!!

Anna said...

@Anonymous WE ARE BON JOVI! Goofball :P <3

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