essie Winter 2016 – Your First Look

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Not long after our excitement for essie fall 2016, we’re already moving onto the next collection from essie! Inspired by freedom, groovy tunes and shabby chic styles, essie winter 2016 is inspired by the swinging 1960s in London.As usual for essie, this collection bodes 6 fabulous hues that are perfectly on point for any fashionista! essie winter 2016 swatches Above: Ready to Boa is absolutely perfect. The best…

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kimono-over to see essie fall 2016

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I promised you lots of fall nail polish collection reviews to swoon over and I wasn’t joking! Up next I have essie fall 2016 and, spoiler alert – these hues are beyond perfect. Inspired by Tokyo, Japan’s electrical capital, the essie fall 2016 collection boasts a six shade palette of intense hues perfect for any fashionista. The Swatches All swatches below are shown with 2…

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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…