As I mentioned in a previous review of Essie’s “Butler Please,” the other color I love in their Winter 2012 collection is “Leading Lady.” This color reminds me of Dorothy’s shoes from The Wizard of Oz and just Christmas time in general. I already can’t wait to paint my nails again with this color in December.
After doing some research, I noticed that this color is almost identical to Essie’s “Ruby Slippers” (as seen below)
I personally like “Leading Lady” better because it has more of a cooler undertone than the “Ruby Slippers.” I also read that the formula is the same, so it probably isn’t necessary to purchase “Leading Lady” if you already have the other one.
I would also like to note that I did not apply any other nail polish under the “Leading Lady” color pictured at the top, so that gives you an idea of how opaque the glitter is. I honesty prefer that because it can be a hassle to paint your nails a similar color first, let them dry, THEN apply the glitter polish. Many glitter polishes actually aren’t as opaque as this one, and this is why I highly recommend it!
Have you tried “Leading Lady” yet? What did you think? Do you prefer the original “Ruby Slippers?”