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.

  2. CrazyM says:

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

  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.

  4. em x says:

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

  5. mizzworthy says:

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

  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?

  7. Rae says:

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

  8. NatalieDouka says:

    Lovely colour! :)

  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

  10. DalaLuz says:

    I really like this colour!

  11. You love nail polish and I have an O.P.I. GIVEAWAY…

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

    xo thefashionguitar

  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

  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!

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

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation Review

I went to the Beak St. store last week in an attempt to find a shade match for the new Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation.  I’d …

Nail polish storage hurts my head...

Irregular shaped bottles of varying sizes, shades and styles – nail polish. You can’t stack ’em, slot ’em together and there’s only one way up …

Elemis Fresh Skin launches new Clear Skin range for troubled skin

With the Elemis Freshskin range now offering greater accessibility nationwide at Superdrug, it was only a matter of time before the brand expanded on the …

Olay Big British Beauty Poll - The Results Are In!

Back in October, I posted about the return of the Olay Big British Beauty Poll which sampled an impressive 4,400 women via the brand’s facebook …

Cauliflower Fritters with Mozzarella

I bought another cauliflower this week in an attempt to get a new recipe under my belt in preparation for coming off the diet and …

Weight loss: If we want it as much as we think we do, shouldn't it be easy?

When you want something, you work hard and you achieve it.  That’s the way things are supposed to happen.  And if they don’t happen this …

BBLL - Saturday 8th January 2010

~ theNotice is hosting a New Year’s giveaway with lots of discontinued or hard-to-find items, and everyone has three chances to win! ~ Priminition, an …

A year old today... please read my friends...

Lipglossiping.com is a year old today! 12 months ago I was bored and very, very pregnant.  Boredom and pregnancy have a lot to answer for, …

Mii Cosmetics Minerals Irresistible Face Base SPF25

I was recently introduced to a new salon-brand: Mii Cosmetics, who carry an astonishingly wide range of products.  The range is divided cleanly into two …

Superdry Neon Pink EdT

Superdry aren’t a brand I know an awful lot about, they first came to my attention courtesy of David Beckham sporting a certain leather jacket …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads