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Love Wins

The Supreme Court just legalized gay marriage, and not only is it widely considered a win for equality it is also a win for love. #LoveWins is trending across social media, so I decided to do a Love Wins Mani … Continue reading

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Spotted: New Essie Gel-Setter

   Now available at Target: Essie Gel-Setter a “new top coat for gel-like color and shine”! It comes with a regular polish color (I chose Essie Forever Yummy since I don’t own it yet), and should provide “ultimate wear”. We … Continue reading

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Dupe Test: Two Reds

Happy Friday Friday!  Are you seeing double double?   Not only do these colors look alike but they have repeating words in their name! Could they be twins? To the Duperatory!     After one coat the two seem similarly opaque with pink … Continue reading

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TBT Color: Essie Bordeaux

  Essie Bordeaux is one of the original 12 colors created by Essie Weingarten in 1981. 

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When All of Your Essie’s Look Alike

   You ever see a new Essie collection and think, “Didn’t they do that color already?” and then, “I wish I could see all the similar ones swatched side by side!” Enter: your new best friend Abbi. Let me break … Continue reading

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Essie Geranium

Right on the heels of The Quest for the Best: Essie Reds edition, I have a very on-trend color for Spring 2015: poppy!   This is Essie Geranium, an orange red crelly (remember “red orange” and “orange red” crayons? And … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Best: Essie Reds

Well it’s official. have collected enough Essie reds that it is time to find the perfect one that suits my skin tone!  The quest for the perfect red begins, and if you’re following me on Insta, you’ll see I made a … Continue reading

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Review: Essie Haute in the Heat

  I had so much fun wearing the color-in-color mani with the Essie Haute in the Heat collection I decided to keep summer going by wearing the namesake! This juicy raspberry creme showed no signs of wear after a day, … Continue reading

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Review: Essie Haute in the Heat Collection

   Summer needs to hurry up and get here already. Luckily, and just in time for Throwback Thursday, this collection of last year’s summer colors recently became available at my local Lot-Less (like the Big Lots of NYC). I found … Continue reading

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Marsala is the Pantone 2015 Color of the Year

I confess: I had never heard of Pantone before 2014. I remember reading on AllLacqueredUp that Pantone named Radiant Orchid the Color of the Year, and I was like, “Yay! …Who’s Pantone?” It’s like J.D. Power and Associates. Is it … Continue reading

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