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Review: Joe Fresh Hunter Swatches in a Glossy French Mani

 Every time I go grocery shopping, I have to run the gauntlet with the 3 for $10 stand of Joe Fresh polishes.  It's about 50/50 whether I can make it out unscathed.  Part of the reason I find them irresistible is that there are just so many plain colours that I wouldn't normally buy.  That, in a very roundabout way, is my way of introducing Joe Fresh Hunter, a really pretty hunter green.  It reminds me of a country club or a vintage car, really pretty.

The application for this polish was surprisingly good.  Despite having six or seven of these lying around, I've always found something sparklier or more bold to play with.  Hence my surprise when this applied in two coats and came out super glossy.  I do have a coat of Seche Vite on the top but it's shiny on its own.  To finish off the mani, I added black tips using Scotch tape.  I can't seem to paint them freehand so the tape always helps.





See how shiny these came out?  I would also have to say this one of my neatest manis ever, both in application and the tips.  I've found lately you can get really good results for a French by sticking the tape incrementally to your nails, sticking down just the edge, so you can get a curved line.




The Verdict:  I'm not normally in to greens but this one is so shiny, so sophisticated that I'll definitely wear it again.  I think I'll have to try out more from Joe Fresh, especially if this one is anything to go by.

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