Essie Mint Candy Apple

Essie Mint Candy Apple

Essie describes this shade as crème de menthe mint nail polish. I had expected this to be a pure minty pastel green nail polish but this leans towards blue. Nonetheless, the color is refreshingly beautiful. When I’m wearing this nail polish, looking at my nails makes me feel cheerful, happy and calm. That’s the effect […]

Essie Merino Cool

Essie Merino Cool

Essie describes Merino Cool as a sensuous autumn mulberry nail polish. Sounds beautiful isn’t it? Merino Cool is indeed a very beautiful and interesting greyish purple nail polish with a hint of brown. The grey gets muted because of the purple cast. It is one of the originals among unconventional edgy neutrals. It’s a great […]

Essie Ballet Slippers

Essie Ballet Slippers

Per the Essie website, Ballet Slippers is one of their award winning, best selling classic pale pink nail polishes. Essie describes “Ballet Slippers” as a pale pink nail polish with sheer finish. That’s exactly what it is! The color is beautiful, looks very sophisticated and chic on the nails. The formula is tough to work […]

Essie Chinchilly

Essie Chinchilly

Essie describes Chinchilly as “jet set cool. a sleek granite gray polish that positively radiates urban chic and subtle sophistication. this luxe of lacquers goes with everything”. This is an award winning nail color from Essie. Chinchilly is a very pretty and unique cool toned misty grey nail polish. It has a slight blue tint […]

Essie Angora Cardi - Photo Taken Indoors

Essie Angora Cardi

I love wearing Essie Angora Cardi during autumn/fall and winter. Essie describes this shade as a creamy deep, dusty rose. I’d say it’s a plummy mauve with a very slight hint of brown. Its an interesting color – it assumes different hues based on the lighting. It looks more brownish indoors in artificial lighting, while […]

Sephora Collection Color Hit Nail Polish Voodoo Doll #52

Sephora Collection Color Hit Nail Polish Voodoo Doll #52

The Color Hit range of nail polishes from Sephora contain a unique combination of resins and waxes that delivers long lasting shine. It also contains light reflective pigments. Earlier this year, I had tried a shade called Pink Paradise from this range, and I loved it. Voodoo Doll is a deep purple shade sans shimmer. […]

Essie Smokin' Hot

Essie Smokin’ Hot

Essie describes Smokin’ Hot as “a stone-cold fox gray that burns hotter than any flame”. The Essie website also mentions that Smokin’ Hot is a runaway runway hit that claims cult status with nail pros and beauty editors worldwide. Smokin’ Hot is a intense dark gray mixed with deep purple. It looks more purple in […]

Essie "Carry On"

Essie “Carry On”

“Carry On” is a deep plum shade. It is perfect for autumn/winter. It is rather bold. Actually it is so dark that it looks nearly black. You get so see the plum tone when you’re doing the first coat. You need two coats for opaque coverage and by the time the second coat is on, […]

Warm & Toasty Turtleneck From Essie

Warm & Toasty Turtleneck From Essie

Essie describes Warm & Toasty Turtleneck as a wisteria pink angora polish that is said to be an epitome of snuggly seduction. While I agree that this polish is seductive, according to me this shade is more of a dusty mauve purple and less of pink 😉 This shade, as the name suggests (Warm & […]

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Violet Voltage

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Violet Voltage

I love violet so it is not surprising that that I flipped for this nail polish. Violet Voltage, as the name suggests, is a bright violet shade with subtle pinkish iridescence. I’ve tried 3 nail polishes from the “Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear” range – Green With Envy, Pacific Blue and Violet Voltage. […]

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