Swatch – Essie Mint Candy Apple

With Spring hopefully around the corner my mind wanders to clean fresh shades. Cult-classic Essie Mint Candy Apple fits the bill perfectly.

Essie Mint Candy Apple

Did you know there are two versions of this polish? Essie reformulated it a few years ago. The original version is said to be a pale blue whereas the reformulated version is more Mint green.

I bought my bottle back in 2013 and I thought it was the original version because it’s definitely not Mint green and I have seen the Mint green version in stores since. Research however says that because my bottle bears this number:

Essie Mint Candy Apple

It’s the newer version. I’m not entirely convinced so I will let you be the judge:

Essie Mint Candy Apple

What do you think? Old or new? It will forever be a mystery to me! Either way it’s a beautiful polish and I use it quite frequently and year-round (it makes a wonderful base for winter nail art!)

If you don’t have this Essie cult classic I suggest you grab yourself a bottle, old or new you can’t go wrong!

Xox Jenny


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