Review: Essie Blossom Dandy and Petal Pushers

The Essie Spring 2015 Flowerista collection is available everywhere this month, and I have two out of the six lovely colors. How did I snag such recent releases when I refuse to play full price? (Je REFUSE). Two mini bottles were available at my local Lot-Less for an affordable $1.49. Score!

Essie Petal Pushers is a lovely grayish-purple creme that applies smoothly and is opaque in two coats. Essie Blossom Dandy is a vibrant aqua creme with the same darling formula. Together with pinkish-nude Essie Urban Jungle (Summer 2014 Haute in the Heat collection) and a fun matte glitter polish called Sally Hansen Paint Party (Summer 2014 Color Frenzy collection) I made some cool floral nail art!

Here is the flower mani in broad daylight. It’s so great to see the sun again!

Okay I spy some air bubbles on the middle finger and thumb. Those pesky dark dots are the result of too many layers of top coat! I was trying to get the matte glitter to lay down and not feel so rough. I had fun with the quick-drying time of my new bottle of HK Girl Top coat, so no regrets! But next time I will be more careful.

And here are the colors in action on People Now!

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Just another reminder that it is always worth it to swing by your local discount beauty stores periodically and discover some hidden on-trend gems!


About Abbi Crutchfield

Abbi Crutchfield is a comedian and host of You Can Do Better on truTV. She has been featured on NBC, VH1, CollegeHumor and in national commercials. She is a contributor to Someecards, and her jokes are listed among the Best Tweets of the Year by Huffington Post Comedy. She is a UCB alum and produces the popular stand-up hour The Living Room Show weekly in Brooklyn.
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