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Essie Mod Square

So, when I was moving, I found a BUNCH of colors I didn't remember buying. This is one of them. I honestly have no idea where I found it or when I bought it. I think it was when I was on the quest for the perfect pink polish? It comes pretty darn close... Take a look!

Mod Square by Essie

Mod Square by Essie

Mod Square by Essie

Essie Mod Square swatch

Mod Square by Essie

Polishes Used:

1 Coat Beauty Secrets Ridge Filler
3 Coats Essie Mod Square
1 Coat Borghese Clear Coat
1 Coat Seche Vite

Mod Square is a bright pink creme that is seriously very close to being thee perfect pink. I've had it on for 4 days now, and I'm still loving the color. It's a slightly blue-leaning hot-pink with a super shiny crelly finish. It's like the pink cousin of Turquoise and Caicos. Essie uses this finish in a LOT of their polishes, and I'm definitely a huge fan of it. It's just that slight bit of squishiness that you get from a jelly polish, but still opaque enough to be a creme.

I honestly can't believe I forgot about this polish. It wasn't even listed on my stash page! I did a quick search on Essie's site, and found a polish that's pretty similar called "Mod Squad." I can't help but wonder if my bottle is a typo? I'd like to go out and buy "Mod Squad" to check it out... but that won't be happening until No-Buy July is over! (I'm still going strong!)

Mod Square might not be the most unique shade of polish, but it's a super pretty color, and I really like it! Cheery, Summery, and Pink... Incredibly fitting for this time of year!!!

Would you wear Mod Square from Essie?!?


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