Monday, April 23, 2012

Essie Wedding Collection Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 8/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00 per bottle

Description: Essie’s 2012 spring collection

Review:

Pros

  • Great spring colors!
  • Great pastel shades! 
  • Includes a light frosty pink, a light peach, a light green, and a light purple 
  • All polishes include an iridescence to them!

Cons

  • All of these colors seem very dupable!

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Essie Instant Hot Swatch

Essie Instant Hot

Essie Like to Be Bad Swatch

Essie Like to Be Bad

Essie Who's the Boss Swatch

Essie Who’s the Boss

Essie Love & Acceptance Swatch

Essie Love & Acceptance

Sunday, April 22, 2012

MAC Immortal Flower Blush Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $20.00

Description: “Bright peach”

Review:

Pros

  • Gorgeous, unique blush!
  • Very light creamy orange!
  • Almost reminds me of a creamsicle shade
  • Great pigmentation
  • Looks very natural on the skintone

Cons

  • None!

MAC Immortal Flower

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Essie Love & Acceptance Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A dusty lilac shade”

Review:

Pros

  • Great pastel purple for spring
  • Looks great on all skintones
  • Very light and goes with everything

Cons

  • Looks a lot like all other light purples – not very unique

Essie Love & Acceptance

Friday, April 20, 2012

MAC Modern Mandarin Blush Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $20.00

Description: “red-orange”

Review:

Pros

  • Gorgeous orange!
  • Looks great on all skintones – but especially tan to deep!
  • If you’ve never tried an orange blush, you need to!
  • Looks like a gorgeous glow!
  • Pigmentation is great!

Cons

  • None!

MAC Modern Mandarin

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Essie Who’s the Boss Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description:

Review:

Pros

  • Beautiful pastel green for spring
  • Gorgeous green shade
  • Goes on smoothly
  • Opaque

Cons

  • There are lots of pastel green shades that are very similar to this one!

Essie Who's the Boss

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

MAC Peony Petal Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $20.00

Description: “Bright blue pink”

Review:

Pros

  • Great cool-toned pink!
  • Has wonderful pigmentation!
  • Doesn’t look powdery
  • Would look great on all skintones
  • Can be used as a light blush or as a great pop of color!

Cons

  • None!

MAC Peony Petal Blush

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Essie Like to Be Bad Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 7/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A shimmery peach

Review:

Pros

  • Great color
  • Looks great for spring
  • Has a slight sheen/shimmer

Cons

  • The brush and the cap ended up separating so I had the worst time applying this. I might have to get myself another bottle to make up for this one :/

Essie Like to Be Bad

Monday, April 16, 2012

MAC Lovecloud Blush Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $20.00

Description: “Bright mid-tone pink”

Review:

Pros

  • Reminds me a lot of Benefit Coralista but more pink
  • Has a hint of coral in it
  • Great spring/summer blush
  • Goes on so smoothly
  • Doesn’t look powdery
  • Gives a nice flush to the cheeks

Cons

  • None!

MAC Lovecloud Blush

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Essie Instant Hot Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: A pale pinky white

Review:

Pros

  • No streaking!
  • Beautiful pastel shade
  • Great for spring!
  • Love the color!

Cons

  • None!

Essie Instant Hot

Friday, April 6, 2012

Essie Resort Collection Review, Swatches, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00 per bottle

Description: Essie’s 2012 spring collection

Review:

Pros

  • Great spring colors!
  • Includes a bright magenta, a light purple, a light pink, and a dark violet
  • I love how it includes a dark violet just to add something different!
  • All polishes include an iridescence to them!

Cons

  • None!

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Essie Sure Shot

Essie Sure Shot

Essie She's Picture Perfect

Essie She’s Picture Perfect

Essie Pink-A-Boo

Essie Pink-A-Boo

Essie No More Film

Essie No More Film

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Julep Maria Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 8/10

Sold: Julep

Price: $14.00

Description: A metallic rose gold

Review:

Pros

  • This is the most unique color I have ever seen
  • One of the prettiest shades!
  • Looks great all year round – but especially spring and summer
  • Metallic rose shade is absolutely beautiful

Cons

  • Goes on streaky, so be careful…

Julep Maria

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Essie Lilacism Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “elegant and enchanting, this satiny smooth lilac whispers springtime”

Review:

Pros

  • Best pastel shade for spring time!
  • Almost has a hint of grey which makes it even more light!
  • Very creamy
  • Looks very classy on the nails!

Cons

  • None!

Essie Lilacism

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Essie No More Film Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A creamy, seductive deep violet”

Review:

Pros

  • Such a dark violet!
  • Very unique!
  • Great for winter – and even just a darker shade in the spring
  • Almost has a navy undertone

Cons

  • None!

Essie No More Film

Monday, April 2, 2012

Essie Sure Shot Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A glistening, irresistible magenta”

Review:

Pros

  • What a great summer polish!
  • Has a purple undertone to it!
  • Almost is a bit metallic!
  • So shiny!

Cons

  • None!

Essie Sure Shot

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Essie She’s Picture Perfect Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “An iridescent, reflective lilac”

Review:

Pros

  • Such a pretty color!
  • Has some pink iridescence to it – which actually shows up!
  • A darker purple for spring time – but still light

Cons

  • I wish the color was a little bit lighter!

Essie She's Picture Perfect