You guys all know how much I love mint green! It’s definitely my favourite colour. Whenever I see a mint green polish I cannot resist the urge to grab it! A while ago I decided to make a post featuring all my mint green polishes and today it finally became reality.
It would be way too time consuming to swatch all of them on my nails, so I will be using my swatchicles to show you all the shades side-by-side. I grouped them up in “colour families” which I named: The Lights, The Darks, The Blues, The Greens and The Brights. I tried to only use colours I would consider mint green, or have the word “mint” in their name. I have a ton of light blue and teal polishes but this is only about the minty shades!
All the swatches are in the same order as the polishes above.
New Look – Urban, China Glaze – Aquadelic, China Glaze – For Audrey, Etude House – Tint Mint, Essence – King Of Mints
First up are The Blues! These have a more blueish undertone to them. My favourite out of these would be China Glaze Aquadelic and Etude House Tint Mint.
Sweet Colour – 009, Barry M – Mint Green, MUA – Shade 5, OPI – Mermaid’s Tears, Sinful Colors – Mint Apple
These are The Darks! They are not necessarily dark shades but they are the darkest out of the bunch. Almost leaning towards teal but I would still count these as mint green. My favourite has to be Barry M Mint Green as I’ve used up half of the bottle. I’m wearing Mermaid’s Tears as I am typing this though, which is also a lovely shade.
Gosh – Miss Minty, American Apparel – Office, Essence – Did Someone Say Nude?, China Glaze – Re-fresh Mint, HITS – Docinho
Next up are The Lights! In my humble opinion these are the true mint greens! They’re also my favourites! Especially China Glaze Re-fresh Mint. A must-have in every nail girl‘s collection!
Catrice – Take It Mint, Sweet Color – 337, Catrice – Sold Out For Ever, Essence – Exits On Your Right
These are The Greens, for obvious reasons. I believe these also lean most towards the famous Chanel Jade. My favourite is Catrice Sold Out For Ever which was discontinued at one point, reformulated into a completely different colour and then brought back to its original. Something along those lines anyway! Even though my swatch barely shows it, it has a very subtle shimmer to it which really makes it stand out from the rest.
HITS – Caipirinha, HITS – Sweet Mint, Illamasqua – Nomad
And finally, The Brights! Even though these are perhaps less typical, they are definitely very unique. Especially HITS Caipirinha, a neon mint green. Probably one of the coolest shades in my collection!
And finally I’ll leave you with a picture of all the minty swatchicles together!
What’s your favourite colour for nail polish? Are you a big mint green fan like me? Let me know in the comments!