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Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
Just got my nails done by Melissa from Tips Nail Bar at the Old Navy Fall Preview event (thanks Old Navy!). Don’t you just LOVE this colour? It’s Meet Me At Sunset by Essie.
Now, can anyone tell me if there is a lippie in this shade?
Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
When making a first impression, the appearance of your hair and nails count. People can tell a lot about you by the extent of your grooming. Ragged, chipped or gnawed at nails won’t do.
The good news is that it is easy to give yourself a manicure at home in about 15 minutes. Here’s how: (more…)
Friday, October 24th, 2008
Trends in nail polish come and go, so we’re happy to embrace the ladylike colours of Essie’s fall collection. The six-shade range features dark berries, brick reds and creamy pinks that work with any skin tone – on fingers and toes alike. (more…)
Friday, August 22nd, 2008
Nail polish has stepped into the spotlight as of late and it is hard to keep up with all of the trends. Is the new it colour black? Is it blue that looks almost black? Is it orange? We are going to stick with what we like, colour wise, but we’ve tested five major brands to bring you the best of the best.
OUR RATING SYSTEM
1 – Lackluster
2 – Not the worst of the bunch
3 – Getting there …
4 – Almost perfect
5 – Knock-your-socks-off good
Essie in Mini Shorts
The Claim: Famous for its chip-resistant formula, durability and huge selection of colours (over 200 in all).
The Truth: You get what you see with this bright, bright orange. After a few rounds of dishwashing the polish did begin to chip a little but it was minimal. Perfect for a manicure because it stays put.
One coat or two: 2
Chipped: 4 out of 5
Colour: 4 out of 5
Wow Factor: 4 out of 5
Available at select salons and online at essieshop.com