I'm semi-obsessed with finding a perfect Tiffany & Co. blue... If I am unsuccessful, I may have to make my own!
In order: Nfu Oh #172, #394, and #206
I even asked Jocelyn at Fabuloustreet to help me find the closest match. I think she was right with suggesting #394 but I did request her to order me one last color to see if it is any better. I compared my bottle of #394 to China Glaze's For Audrey and they look almost identical... I know that "For Audrey" is not a perfect match. That's why I'm continuing my search. I will let you know my results when I get my last bottle. I will also show swatches.
Trincess- Yah, that's what I said to my roommate (that it was probably copyrighted)... She said "how can they copyright a color!?" Haha... If you think about it, that is kind of ridiculous. I will find it. Or I will make it myself :)
it is most certainly a protected color. google tiffany blue pantone. but anyway, Essie Greenport (limited) was not marketed as a tiffany blue but some said it was more of a match than For Audrey. a lot of gals did mention that this type of shade looks not good on them.
I've already bought "For Audrey" to see what all the fuss was about but I gave it to my sister. Anyways, #394 is the same color as "For Audrey". Therefore, I do not need it again... unless there really IS variation throughout the bottles:)
As for the color being protected: yah, I know there's no PANTONE color match. Being educated in Graphic Design, I know that PANTONEs are used in the world of printing. I wasn't aware that they had any affect in polish making. But I guess why not?
I haven't been looking within any US made brands for this color. That would be a waste of time. I'm hoping that I will find it elsewhere... and like I said, if I can't find it, I'll make it!
Also, I checked out some swatches of Essie's Greenport. It does look pretty close! I may have to find me a bottle. I don't care if it doesn't look good on me... I've got all sorts of ugly colors! I'm a polish hoarder :)
Love your Nfu Oh creme swatches! Can't wait to see the swatches of these babies! How do you find the cremes wear.. or do you switch your polish so often that your polish never has a chance to chip? :-)
Machel- I change my polish probably every two days. I haven't worn any of these colors yet, but I have worn #154 (light blue) and I wasn't impressed with its durability :( It was chipping pretty bad on my middle fingers (my longest nails) after one day. It could have been because I was NOT wearing a base coat, though... Or because I was kind of tough on them. The Nfu Oh shimmers and flakes seem to last longer. Chipping doesn't bother me too much because it gives me an excuse to change my polish! What I don't like about the cremes I've tried is that they are a PAIN to apply. Very streaky, and runny. I can live with it, though, to be able to wear unique colors :)
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