6 June 2012

Essie - Lights

The perfect bright nail for Summer don't you think? I love this shade so much! Such a beautiful bright pink just knocking on the door of a neon pink with a semi matte finish. I'm pretty pale still and it makes my skin look darker than it is which is always a bonus! This would look amazing when I actually have a tan though!

The formula of this Essie polish is somewhat runnier than the others I've tried and I managed to ruin a white rug applying this so I wasn't a very happy bunny at all but the colour really is beautiful. It dries reasonably fast and other than the consistency it's easy to work with and not streaky at all. Above I used 2 coats which is enough to make it completely opaque so top marks for that! The extra coat also makes it last a bit longer on natural nails as this chips like heck with just 1 coat but bear in mind I'm a Mummy and Mummy hands never ever stop moving and car seats and teeny tiny little poppers are a nails worst enemy. It lasted about a day before it chipped for me but that was without a base or top coat.

I really love Essie polishes as I have said many a time before but the consistency lets this one down ever so slightly for me but I love it all the same.


  1. this colour is amazing! it's so perfect for summer.x

  2. Wow such a gorgeous colour! I've tried to find the perfect bright pink colour before but this is exactly what I'm looking for, so nice! x
    Dreams and Dresses

  3. Such a beautiful colour! Xx

  4. This is such a gorgeous colour!


  5. The colour looks gorgeous. x

  6. I really like this blog post and Thanks for the information about.

  7. This is such a prettyyy color..but uh-oh about the rug :( The Essie polishes are runnier but I like that they dry faster too :D

  8. I've been eyeing up this colour for a while, I think it would look so pretty on toes wearing tan wedges! Just found your blog so I've followed :) xx



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