I have two identical colors, one a cheapy brand one a mid-range brand. The cheapy brand is goopy (which is alright, I don't mind that) and smells & tastes like paste from preschool. The mid-range brand is about $4 more, but smells faintly of vanilla, no particular taste to it. If you were me and say you've just run out of both brands, which would you go for? The $1 paste or the $5 vanilla-ish stuff?
On a similar note... Has anyone else noticed that Wet 'n' Wild has started to vanish? I went to Target the other day to grab some cheap nail polish and the whole section is gone, replaced with some "at home spa" stuff. I don't think they've restocked the Wet 'n' Wild stuff at Wal*Mart in the last couple of months, either.