NOTD: Joe Fresh Mallard

I’m not gonna even try to hide my excitement and pretend to be calm here. Let me just write up this post to tell you about a great nail polish I found a few days ago. The fact that it pushes other posts down in the queue explains it.

This beauty is Joe Fresh Mallard, from the Spring 2 group that Joe Fresh releases this spring.

There are supposed to be 3 Spring groups of nail polish to be released a month apart from each other. I told you about
Joe Fresh Twilight, another beauty from Spring 1, a few weeks ago. I was really excited to find Spring 2 in store on Tuesday and came home with a few, including Mallard.

As always, I’ll show you how it looks with flash first, as I do my nails at night and take pics right after. It looks a bit more blue here.

Mallard is a cream, which is something we couldn’t tell by looking at the colour dots on Joe Fresh website (we were hoping it is another flakie). However, it is quite a unique green that I didn’t think twice to bring it home with me. What do you call this colour? Peacock green? Hunter green?

Anyway, I put Mallard on right away Tuesday night, and I almost panicked. It…. it… it wasn’t just a cream. It is something more fantastic than that.

This shot is without flash, true to real colour. Don’t you love it already?

It went on quite sheer the first coat, so I put on another coat. After a few seconds, it went all glossy and shone really strong under my crappy light. So it is a jelly, still I never saw a jelly polish shining like this.

If you own a few bottles from the OPI Texas collection, you would have heard about a finish that they called “sorbet” – a cross between jelly and cream, a bit sheer, glossy, etc. Mallard seems to fit this description.

This was taken near the window with a bit of weak sunlight shone on my nails. At the time I could take pics, the sun was gone. Just take my words for it, this polish shines.

Some of you might ask why I am excited about a jelly nail polish. First, it’s a pretty green with great application (like most Joe Fresh nail polish). Then it took me by surprise that it is a jelly nail polish that shines. I knew I wanted it when I saw the colour dot, but didn’t expect to like it this much. I did some work last night that chipped a few nails, and I liked it enough to repaint my nails with it, so I can look at it again today, lol.

In short, if you can only get a polish or two from Joe Fresh this spring, make it Mallard (and Twilight) lol. Well, until I explore more into the spring bunch and find more great ones, that is. Have a great one!


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