The Queen has been wearing this £8 nail polish for THIRTY years

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    Queen Elizabeth may spend a small fortune on perfume, but when it comes to her nail polish, she’s much more partial to a bargain.

    It turns out that, being very particular about her mani, she’s been wearing the same polish for 30 years, and it costs just £7.99 a bottle.

    According to Essie, its ballet slippers shade is ‘the only colour Her Majesty would wear’.

    Shop now: Essie Nail Lacquer 6 Ballet Slippers for £7.99 from Boots

    It all started in 1989 when the Queen’s hairdresser wrote the company a letter requesting the particular shade.

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    We can see why she picked it too. It’s a subtle sheer pink that looks natural and goes with everything.

    She’s not the only royal to love a bit of Essie either, as Kate Middleton wore allure, a similar shade of pink, on her wedding day to Prince William.

    Plus, you just can’t knock the price.

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