essie resort collection 2018

essie resort

Every spring I always anticipate the 4 new shades in the essie resort collection. This year’s collection launched in March, but as I’m playing catch up I’m only just getting to the swatches. essie resort swatches above: attendant to my needs is a classic solid fuchsia perfect for a mani or pedi this season. The coverage is opaque and only requires 1 coat! above: i’ll…

essie desert mirage collection

essie desert mirage collection

I’m way overdo for my essie nail polish collection reviews and swatches and I promise to catch up over the next month! First up is essie desert mirage – a collection of 6 mesmerizing pearl and cream nail polishes. This collection launched in January and has some really pretty and unique shades. Essie Desert Mirage Swatches less is aura – a warm terracotta beige let…

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CND Glacial Illusion Collection

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The CND Glacial Illusion Collection is absolutely stunning! Being on the go with my 8-week old has held me back on my reviews, but as soon as I had a moment I wanted to share these beautiful polishes with you! I’m not usually a fan of sparkle and shimmer but the rose gold and lilacs in of this collection are actually to die for. Swatches…

essie winter 2018 swatches

essie winter 2018

I’ve missed doing nail polish reviews and swatches. It’s been a while, but I’m determined to get back into it. When Ellie sleeps, I get some ‘me time’ and I find polishing my nails so relaxing (clearly sleeping is a priority too). What better time to get back into ‘swatching’ than to review the essie winter 2018 collection? essie winter 2018  Ring In The Bling – A…

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How The Color We Choose For Our Nails Can Affect Our Mood

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I’m happy to publish a guest post today by Lynda Le from Polish Perfect. Lynda has 20 years of experience in the nail and beauty industry. In today’s post she shares how selecting different colors can affect your mood. Here’s Lynda… If you’re searching for the perfect nail polish, you may be thinking about what colors are in season or best match your skin tone….

Sally Hansen X Crayola – Back To School Nails

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Labour Day weekend is drawing to a close and children and parents are getting ready to go back to school tomorrow. It’s hard to believe that four years from now the little one in my tummy and I will be doing the same thing. I always love creating themed nails to mark a significant occasion, so today I painted some fun crayon nails. Back to…

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essie fall 2017 swatches & review

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While I hate saying goodbye to summer, I do love saying hello to new fall nail polish collections. The 6-shade essie fall 2017 collection is definitely one to look forward to. Inspired by the 1990s, these 6 hues have something for everyone from grungy metallics to soft creams. essie fall 2017 swatches All swatches are shown with 2 coats and no topcoat! dressed to the…

Banana Nails – The Perfect Accent for Mani Monday

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Do you ever have one of those days where everyone is driving you BANANAS? Welcome to my life recently. Work, personal, anything else, you name it! Sometimes I feel like maybe I’m the one who is going bananas because everyone is stressing me out! I decided to take my stress into my own hands and turned to some comforting nail art. To fit with my mood why…

essie Gel Couture Gala Bolds

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essie gel couture launches the Gala Bolds collection on July 11th. The complete collection consists of 12 polishes, however, I regretfully inform all Canadians that Canada is only launching 6 of the 12.  I hate that Canada doesn’t get the same glorious shade selection as the United States does. Oh well, we don’t have Trump as president, so I can’t complain too much right? Since I only…

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essie Summer 2017 Collection

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essie has launched another stunning collection – essie Summer 2017. Inspired by chic Parisian patisseries, these six polishes will make you want to hit a Parisian cafe. essie Sweet Soufflé This polish is a gorgeous pearly white that applies beautifully with 3 thin coats. The polish evens out nicely. essie Blue-La-La This polish looks beautiful with 3 full coats but is a tad tough to…

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