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Grey nail polish...help!

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continues Sun 16-Apr-17 21:37:07

Need recommendations for an amazing grey nail polish please. One that doesn't have any blue or purple undertones, preferably. Like a proper grey. All the ones I've tried just don't hit the spot. They look too mauve-y.

Any suggestions? TIA.

OldTownNew Sun 16-Apr-17 21:41:23

I have a Barry M gelly nail polish in grey that I quite like... but have never found the perfect grey either!

DandelionAndBedrock Sun 16-Apr-17 21:47:08

OPI normally has a few floating around - have you tried them? They released a 50 shades of grey collection which you can probably get online (google for swatches).

I have "nein, nein, ok fine" which is quite a dark grey.

continues Sun 16-Apr-17 21:48:29

Thanks dandelion, I will have a peek at OPI. I like their reds.

Essie Take it Outside looks nice from my googling. Has anyone tried that?

Rioja123 Sun 16-Apr-17 21:48:58

Porchester square by nails inc without fail.

continues Sun 16-Apr-17 21:50:42

I have that rioja and it really doesn't suit me. Thank you though.

Shop Sun 16-Apr-17 21:54:35

The Thames by Nails Inc

annandale Sun 16-Apr-17 21:56:33

I'm no expert but I have Maybelline Empire Grey which is ludicrously flattering. To me it looks like a non-blue type grey, don't know if it is what you are looking for?

TipBoov Sun 16-Apr-17 22:00:58

I love Barry M chai, it's a light grey.

continues Sun 16-Apr-17 22:02:58

I think I may be aiming for something like this. It's called Master Plan. Is this what chic folk call 'griege'? confused

DandelionAndBedrock Sun 16-Apr-17 22:03:06

Also try cheeky nails "cloud fine"

FrogTime Sun 16-Apr-17 22:03:21

This is one of my favourites. Looks great on smile

www.nailpolishdirect.co.uk/nails-c92/nail-polish-c53/china-glaze-metro-collection-nail-polish-concrete-catwalk-14ml-81074-p2690/s3941?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=china-glaze-metro-collection-nail-polish-concrete-catwalk-14ml-8107-9211&utm_campaign=product%2Blisting%2Bads&gclid=CjwKEAjwrMzHBRDW3saA88aT80MSJACbvo1Tb1CPyvPr8ACMpVr0xRDTP2oCwliYG9BB0myEh_ENuRoClK_w_wcB

continues Sun 16-Apr-17 22:04:30

tip (love the username, BTW) that is another I have tried, unfortunately. Not right on my hands. Maybe I have a strange skin tone.

I am googling all your suggestions. Thank you for all the replies. Please keep them coming.

FrogTime Sun 16-Apr-17 22:04:43

Liquid leather by China glaze is also the best black polish I've ever owned (I've tried a lot of them!)

Just incase you wanted a black one too smile

robinia Sun 16-Apr-17 22:05:20

I like Rimmel 60secs Man Overboard but it's a bit darker than your picture.

continues Sun 16-Apr-17 22:06:56

Thank you frog. I may need something lighter as dark greys just wash out my hands.

Why are there so many choices?!? grin

hugoagogo Sun 16-Apr-17 22:26:22

I like rimmel 60 seconds 'grey matter', if you can still get it or Rita ora rimmel 'rain go away' is nice but a bit more greige, and less true grey. I love grey nail polish. tbusmile

IlonaRN Sun 16-Apr-17 22:53:46

Please tell me which ones you have that are too blue/mauve :-)

ActuallyThatsSUPREMECommander Sun 16-Apr-17 22:58:40

I got a nice Leighton Denny one in the M&S sale. I think it might have been Zero Gravity?

polyhymnia Sun 16-Apr-17 23:00:19

I love Essie Chinchilly but is it too blue? Chanel Frenzy also good.

Isitjustmeorisiteveryoneelse Sun 16-Apr-17 23:02:07

Mavala have a few greys at the moment, small pots not too expensive, lovely coverage.

BlueTwit Sun 16-Apr-17 23:15:13

I think the Essie shade in the picture is Cocktail Bling, my favourite. Looks a bit blue on me (Asian skin) but came out a pure grey on (white) DSD when she borrowed it.

Tisgrand Sun 16-Apr-17 23:19:32

I've just opened and applied my new bottle of "& other stories" nail polish in Alum Cloud. Cant find a pic of it anywhere online to link. Its a lovely soft pale grey and gives good non streaky coverage in 2 coats.

carrie74 Mon 17-Apr-17 02:42:35

Shellac Rubble? I love Asphalt too, but might be too dark for you. I like Cityscape too. This is the Rubble:

BradleyPooper Mon 17-Apr-17 03:32:35

Mavala Minsk is gorgeous if you can find it

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