American Apparel – Mouse NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 21 - 2011

I bought this last summer at the same time as picking up a few of their other shades.  I was so unimpressed with the gloopy formula that I found with Peacock (a teal shade), that it’s taken me until now to try one of the others!

Silly me eh?

Mouse is quite, quite lovely.  It’s a softened greige… I defy you to liken this to shit fingers you ‘orrible greige hating lot (you know who you are!)

Very sophisticated-looking (if I do say so myself) but it needs 3 coats.  The above photo shows two coats and I can see a bit of transparency on my ring finger that I didn’t spot until looking at the photo above.

Longevity is slightly less than average, tip wear was noticeable after a day so I’d steer clear if polish peels off your tips quicker than you can paint it on.

American Apparel nail polishes are available instore or online priced at £7 each.


14 Responses to “American Apparel – Mouse NOTD”

  1. Rhamnousia says:

    My dislike for you grows with each nail post. HOW!! can you apply every polish in a way so that it looks so decent?

    I have trouble with even the best of them, you should do a “how I paint my nails” post because I guarantee you that I’ll be poring over the pics for a lonnnng time.

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  2. CrazyM says:

    Nice color! I don’t love gray nail polish but is very beautiful on your hand !

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  3. Debbie says:

    Love these shades but they have to be right for your skin tone to prevent boiled beef hands, this one is perfect on you.

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  4. em x says:

    love love love
    oh i long to wear colour every day and not just days off/holiday :-(

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  5. mizzworthy says:

    This is such a lovely colour – a perfect spring greige!

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  6. Jen says:

    I’m tiring of taupe, I must say. £7 seems quite a lot. I now want shimmer or glitter or something in my greige. And AA only do cremes. Now why IS that?

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  7. Rae says:

    Ooh! I’m not loving the sound of the formula (tip wear + three coats?) but the colour does look lovely!

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  8. NatalieDouka says:

    Lovely colour! :)

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  9. Jan says:

    I would buy it, I love all greige, gruple colours and will be wearing them forever. Do not like the font on the front though the angularity of the “nail lacquer” grates. Jan x

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  10. DalaLuz says:

    I really like this colour!

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    If you are interested check out http://www.thefashionguitar.com

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  12. Sylvie says:

    Look at you with your elegant long nails and lovely greigey colour while I sit here, tapping away with my stumpy tips (although painted in a rather lovely indigo). Miffed. But seriously, lovely colour! xx

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  13. origami says:

    I tried the Hunter green last year and while I adored the color the wear time and over-all lack luster finish left me cold. I never did try the other two colors I picked up so perhaps I should. You’ve inspired me!

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  14. Lovely color, but it sucks that it doesn’t last! :( x

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