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Essie Nail Polish in Berry Naughty

My good friend Chelsea gifted me this pretty berry nail polish. It was housed in a box as an ornament.   From the website: “racy, wild and unapologetically sexy. this luscious, deep berry lacquer makes every night a night to … Continue reading

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Essie Butler Please Nail Polish

I was pleased to find a mini bottle of this. Go me. Essie describes it as “an indulgent bright blue”. It’s a lovely bright blue somewhere between cobalt and periwinkle. This is two coats. It’s creamy, smooth and gives rich … Continue reading

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Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Surrounded by Studs

So, here we are at our second phase of testing: I have procured a bottle of a different shade to see if this one holds up much better. Did it with work for me? Let’s find out! So this is … Continue reading

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Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Gala-Vanting

Many companies have released at-home gel manicure nail polishes. Basically, you buy a special top coat for it and it should deliver the results of a gel manicure you would get at a salon with a UV lamp. I bought … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Color in Trophy Wife

Trophy Wife is sort of the Queen of Teal Nail Polish. She is legendary among teals. Essie describes her as “smart. gorgeous. successful. perfect deep teal pearl polish creates triple threat manicures and pedicures that are to have and to … Continue reading

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Essie Fall 2015 Nail Polish Swatches

Do I really need more reds, deep wines and dark purples? Yes, I do. It’s a need. A very deep-seated, aching need. All nail polish lovers understand this feeling. My non-need for similar shades notwithstanding, I bought the Essie Fall … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Polishes in Haute in the Heat, Roarrrrange, and Fierce, No Fear

I swatched three minis just for you today. Yes, you. Not, not you. The other you.   Haute in the Heat     Roarrrrange   Fierce, No Fear   These were all pretty decent when it came to formula and … Continue reading

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Essie Spring 2014 Collection

I purchased the mini set for Spring 2014.     The shades in the set are: -Hide & Go Chic -Fashion Playground -Romper Room -Style Hunter   Romper Room is a pale pink creme. It was very streaky. I used … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Polishes in Stylenomics and Beyond Cozy

Minis! The minis are attacking! Well, not really. But I did find these two at the Cosmetics Market and they were quite diplomatic and agreeable. No warfare going on here. Stylenomics:   Essie calls it a “wealthy, rich and opulent … Continue reading

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Essie Luxeffects Nail Polish Swatches

I collected a few of these over time. Some are from the initial launch and a couple are from the newer, rereleased collection. The swatches were applied as follows: one coat, two coats, over OPI Alpine Snow, over Sinful Colors … Continue reading

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