Sally Hansen Project Runway used to be the Polish That Got Away!
I first laid lustful eyes on the coveted colour when I was shopping at the grocery store with my boyfriend.
I asked him what he thought of this green polish. He replied, “It’s okay. But don’t you have so many colours like that already?”
“Forget about shoes – women can never have too many nail polishes!” I said in my head.
But he was right. I had soooo many polishes. Did I really need yet another green nail polish?
With much hesitation, I put the orphan back, and I had to avoid looking into its sad-yet-hopeful eyes.
When I came home, I stumbled upon a blog post about that exact shade and how hard it was to find. So the next day, I went back to rescue the poor polish, but…it was gone! My precccioouussss!
Since that incident, I had been looking for it every time I went to the grocery store and every time I went to any drugstore. Then, mannnny months later, I casually perused a random clearance bin at a salon.
Looking back at me was a rectangular Sally Hansen Salon bottle. Could it be? No, it couldn’t! Yes! We were reunited, and nothing could ever split us apart!
I squealed, cradled it, and made a mad dash to the cashier before anything could distract me. So, you see, sometimes you can find what you’re looking for when you least expect it!
If there’s a colour you missed out on, keep the faith. You never know where it could turn up! Continue reading