Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Essie Pink-A-Boo Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “sheer pink with glittery sparkle”

Review:

Pros

  • Pastel shade
  • Light and great for spring
  • Doesn’t add too much color to the nails
  • Adds a great sheen to the nails

Cons

  • Very sheer – but I actually like it!

Essie Pink-A-Boo

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Essie To Buy or Not To Buy Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A lavender with shimmer”

Review:

Pros

  • Very pretty color
  • Pastel color for spring
  • Has slight shimmer, but isn’t overpowering

Cons

  • Very sheer, needs to built up

Essie To Buy or Not To Buy

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Essie Tour de Finance Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A fuchsia with shimmer”

Review:

Pros

  • Beautiful summer pink
  • Almost has a hint of coral and rose
  • Hot pink – but not neon
  • Just an overall pretty color!

Cons

  • None!

Essie Tour de Finance

Friday, March 23, 2012

Julep Anne Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 7/10

Sold: Julep

Price: $14.00

Description: A bright neon purple

Review:

Pros

  • Gorgeous color!
  • I haven’t seen a purple like this anywhere!
  • Great for a pop of color on the nails!

Cons

  • I hate the application of Julep nail polishes – the brushes are too long and I feel as if I have no control over where the polish goes!

Julep Anne

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

L’Oreal Devil Wears Red Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 6/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $4.99

Description: A bright pink-red

Review:

Pros

  • Such a pretty color!
  • It’s hard to find such a unique red
  • Looks great for a classic nail
  • Goes great with everything

Cons

  • Seemed very gloopy
  • I had trouble applying it!

L'Oreal Devil Wears Red

Monday, March 19, 2012

Essie In Stitches Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 8/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A reddish brown

Review:

Pros

  • Great fall color!
  • Almost reminds me of an autumn leaf
  • Goes on very creamy
  • Such a unique color!

Cons

  • Not the “prettiest” shade, but it is very unique!

Essie In Stitches

Sunday, March 11, 2012

MAC Zen Rose Sheen Supreme Lipstick Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $14.50

Description: Bright mid-tone fuschia

Review:

Pros

  • So creamy!
  • Looks like you have lipgloss on
  • So shiny
  • Doesn’t settle into the lines of the lips
  • Color is absolutely beautiful
  • Would look great with all skintones

Cons

  • Doesn’t last as long as a regular lipstick just because it’s so creamy

MAC Zen Rose Sheen Supreme Lipstick

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

China Glaze Spontaneous Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sally’s Beauty

Price: $5.99

Description: A medium, muted purple

Review:

Pros

  • I spent the longest time not liking this color, and now I LOVE it!
  • It’s the perfect purple – not to dark, light, or bright – just right!
  • It goes on so easily!
  • Cream finish

Cons

  • None!

China Glaze Spontaneous

Monday, March 5, 2012

Essie Island Hopping Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 8/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A mauve-y warm brown

Review:

Pros

  • Very unique shade!
  • Would look great during the fall and winter
  • Applies very easily!
  • Cream finish

Cons

  • Not my favorite color on my skintone

Essie Island Hopping

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Essie Merino Cool Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A concrete gray with a hint of taupe/brown

Review:

Pros

  • What a pretty color!
  • Great for the winter!
  • One of the most basic colors
  • Goes with everything
  • Great alternative to black

Cons

  • None

Essie Merino Cool

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Essie Angora Cardi Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A warm red-brown

Review:

Pros

  • Such a unique color!
  • Great for fall/winter!
  • Goes on very smoothly
  • Opaque after one coat
  • Very neutral – but it’s different

Cons

  • None!

Essie Angora Cardi

Friday, March 2, 2012

Zoya Megan Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Zoya

Price: $8.00

Description: “Taupe gray cream”

Review:

Pros

  • Goes on so smoothly!
  • Very classy!
  • Has a blue/purple undertone in the gray
  • Looks amazing for winter and spring
  • Very opaque

Cons

  • Dupe Alert - I find Essie Cocktail Bling and Essie Bangle Jangle very similar – almost like what you would get if they were combined! So, so pretty though!

Zoya Megan