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 & […]

Essie Lilacism

Essie Lilacism

Essie describes Lilacism as a satiny smooth lilac polish. While it has a satiny smooth finish and it is lilac, it doesn’t create the prom nail look shown on the Essie website – the color is different. The actual color is less vibrant, more milky and has less of lilac.  Up close, Lilacism is a […]

Essie Sand Tropez

Essie Sand Tropez

Essie describes Sand Tropez as a soft sandy beige polish. It is categorized as a neutral pastel shade. It has a hint of gray in it that gets muted in natural light but is evident in artificial lighting indoors. This is the kind of color you can wear when you really can’t makeup your mind […]

Essie Cascade Cool

Essie Cascade Cool

Essie Cascade Cool is a beautiful crème finish, somewhat bright, medium toned candy pink nail polish. This nail polish is unique in the sense that a wide variety of disparate words like bright, light, pastel, creamy, dusty describe it accurately…it is that unique and multifaceted. I love wearing this color for summers. The first coat […]

Cutest Blue Nail Polish!

Essie Bikini So Teeny – Cutest Blue Nail Polish

I was introduced to Bikini so Teeny by my favourite beauty guru,the gorgeous Nur (known as nurberxo on youtube and twitter – watch her videos, in case you haven’t done so already). This is a cute summery light blue nail polish. The Essie website describes it as a sparkling cornflower blue nail polish – an apt description. […]