NOTW – Model’s Own Grace Green

NOTW – Model’s Own Grace Green

by on May 22, 2017 · 9 comments

I’ve been looking for a green nail colour for my wedding day to match my dress, I don’t want to have a the traditional French/pale pink manicure as it’s really not me. This is my first time out with Model’s Own and I’ve got a few mixed feelings. I love the murky colour, it reminds me of French green clay but I don’t think it’s bright enough for my big day. I did my manicure in the afternoon with two coats and I had tell tale ‘sheet marks’ the next day which means it stayed soft after 10 hours which was disappointing. On the plus side it didn’t chip and I’ve had it on for a week. But I used my trusty Rimmel 3 in 1 as a top coat so that might have something to do with it.

Well it’s back to the drawing board for my wedding nail colour, but I’ve got colour expert The Nail Buff on the case for me. She’s already given me a few suggestions from OPI and China Glaze. If you haven’t seen her blog go have a look now, but be warned she’s kind of like Ikea. You’ll either get loads of inspiration to sort out your nails or you’ll just feel bad about how rubbish yours are as her natural talons are so lush. Love you NB!!!

What do you think guys and gals yay or nay?

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Lela
May 22, 2017 at 4:33 am

NAY…not green enough. Looks to much like putty. Almost grayish like primer on the cars in the hood…whoooo! Chanel makes a really nice green. chanel Jade Green 407. I love it but cannot find it!! Love OPI nailcolor!! OPI Dont Mess With OPI….Go to OPI .com and click on Try on this color and it will show you what it looks like. LUBBIES!

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The Nail Buff
May 22, 2017 at 9:41 am

Aww how sweet are you! You made my day my lovely :)
<3

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May 22, 2017 at 10:04 am

Hello Lela lubbins – Ha ha ha it does look like East Cleveland primer or Sommerville! Jade came out last year as a limited edition I think so it’s long gone. Yeah OPI does have good colour charts will do Beyotch!

@TNB – He he Mwah!

Thanks for stopping by ladies x

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sweet_miss_Jo
May 22, 2017 at 10:52 am

I really do love this. I’ve been meaning to pick it up for so long and keep forgetting. It reminds me a lot of one of my favourites – Essie Sew Psyched.

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May 22, 2017 at 6:47 pm

Hello @SMJ – It is lovely colour, I had a look at Sew Pshyched swatches on Temptalia and I think that one is a little darker than this. I was surprised that Jamie like it. It would be a good base for camo nails.

Glad you stopped by sweetie been worried about you x

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Jessica Dearnley
May 22, 2017 at 6:54 pm

It’s such a beautiful colour :)

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Pinkty
May 23, 2017 at 10:55 am

I love models own polishes, they have a very wide range of colors and I will buy some when I’ll go to London :-)

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Aysh
May 23, 2017 at 8:11 pm

Ooooh me likey! But for your wedding day babes? Maybe something a tad brighter but of course it all depends on the shade of your dress, this may be perfick with it! :D I am totally lusting after Models Own ‘Champagne’ right now, seriously stuuuuuuning! Do check it out! Hope the shoe hunting is going well also! ;)

Love Aysh xoxo

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May 23, 2017 at 10:10 pm

@Jessica – It is but not for the big day, that means I’ll have to buy some more oops!
@Pinkty – They also have a professional range too, have you tried that one?
@Aysh – My dress is going to be a dark green so I do need something lighter and brighter as this is too dull. I sent my mom the unze link and she likes the shoes! Will check out the champers too!

Thanks for your comments beauty mavens! xoxo

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