We’re Heating up with essie Summer 2016

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Infused with adventurous color, essie Summer 2016 is inspired by the sun-soaked shores of Antigua, Guatemala!The six new shades consist of 3 gorgeous creams and 3 stop in your track shimmer polishes! essie summer 2016 – COCONUT COVE – is a stunning white cream. Shown here with 2 coats plus top coat. Similar in consistency to essie blanc – they are not the same. See below….

Essie’s 1000th Shade – Aim to Misbehave

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What Does a 1000th shade in a nail polish collection look like? Can you believe that essie has hit 1000? It’s definitely time for a celebration! I don’t have nearly 1000 essie polishes – probably close to 200…but when I imagine what shade 1000 would be, I think of gold or silver, but I have to say, when this golden yellow turned up at my…

Mani Monday: Marble Nails Tutorial

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This weekend I spent some time furniture shopping with one of my best friends who just bought a condo. It’s so much fun shopping when you’re not the one spending money! In our search for furniture, we both became obsessed with finding the perfect white marble coffee table. I spent last night dreaming about marble patterns (lame I know) so today I decided to create…

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Add a Pop of Colour this Season with essie Spring 2016

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The beginning of spring means colour, colour and more colour and what better way to kick off our change of seasons with a stunning new collection of polishes: essie Spring 2016. With six new stunning shades inspired by spring fever in Palm Beach Florida, essie Global Color Designer Rebecca Minkoff is: sending you a slice of life from paradise. You’ll find each shade has distinctive…

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essie resort 2016

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I always look forward to the time of year when essie releases its resort collection. Last year’s essie resort collection was pretty sweet, but this year’s hues might be even better. Rebecca Minkoff, Global Color Designer for essie, designed this year’s essie resort collection with her ultimate fantasy destination in mind – India. Sparkling like a mirrored jewel in my mind, India is at the…

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2016 – Rose Quartz and Serenity

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Every year, Pantone, the world’s authority on colour, announces 1 colour of the year. The chosen colour of the year (last year was MARSALA), influences the beauty, fashion and home decor industries. This year Pantone announced 2 colours that will influence 2016 trends: Rose Quartz & Serenity. To celebrate, I created some fun nail art with 2 essie favourites that are perfect pantone hues: fiji (rose…

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essie retro revival 2016

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One of the most anticipated essie nail polish collections has just hit the streets (January 5th in Canada) – essie retro revival 2016. Kicking it back to the 80s, 90s and early 2000s , essie has re-released six extremely popular hues (think sheers, frosts and iridescents) from this era, including the coveted starry starry night. Above: essie cabana boy originally launched in 2005 and is a stunning…

essie luxeffects 2015 collection

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Every fall I’m excited for essie to release their trademark glitter polishes. Luxeffects are wonderful to add that sparkle to your plain manicure, and are the perfect glitter polishes to use for a glitter gradient. Last year’s essie luxeffects 2014 collection was stunning, and I’ve worn these glitter polishes all year round (my favourite: summit of style). This November, essie luxeffects 2015 has launched and low and…

essie Winter 2015 Collection

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Winter nail polish collections have traditionally included dark burgundies, reds and crimsons, but, over the last few years, essie has shown that winter doesn’t need to be about deep, bold colours. Winter can mean warm and toasty shades like those in the essie matte cashmere collection or last year’s winter 2014 collection. This year, essie has kept with recent tradition and launched six beautiful winter colours for their essie Winter…

More Halloween Nail Art

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I know I just posted one halloween nail art design yesterday (see HERE) but I wanted to create something a little more simple and chic so I came up with this mix and match manicure for today’s look. I love the look of matte topcoat over classic black (in this case OPI Matte Top Coat over essie licorice).How crazy is this pylon orange? It’s called…