Essie Sexy Divide

From Essie’s Winter 2008 collection, Sexy Divide is a deep grape with pink and blue microglitter. Essie is famous for their sheers and pastels, so this was quite a surprise from them. The color is great. A deep, dark purple that looks purple. This is harder to find than one might think. Many dark purples […] Continue reading →

Avon Nail Experts Quick Dry Oil

I was more than estatic when I finally finished my seemingly endless bottle of OPI Rapidry Spray. Rapidry is one of the worst quick dry products I have ever used. I honestly couldn’t tell a difference when I used it. I was in search of a new quick dry product and ran across Avon’s Nail […] Continue reading →

Essie Matte About You

I resisted the matte nail polish trend for quite awhile, but finally broke down and purchased Essie Matte About You after borrowing Katie’s OPI Russian Navy Matte. I liked the look, but could hardly justify buying matte versions of polish I already owned. I actually quite like this product. I’ve used it over several polishes […] Continue reading →

Meet Alli

Welcome! My name is Alli and I am one half of the team that runs The Daily Varnish. I am from (and currently reside in) Charlotte, North Carolina. While I have a passion for all things beauty and fashion, nail polish has always been my favorite form of silent expression. The Daily Varnish started as […] Continue reading →

Meet Katie

Hi! I’m Katie! I’m a teacher by day and a nail polish addict… well, all the time.  While I’m a North Carolinian by birth (and in my heart), I currently live in Richmond, Virginia and I love it! I’ve been a nail polish lover ever since my early teens – hauling around ziploc bags of […] Continue reading →

About The Daily Varnish

Welcome to The Daily Varnish! The Daily Varnish is a nail polish blog started on November 9, 2009 that is run by two best friends that just happen to share a love of nail polish. What makes this blog different? This is a blog that focuses on what we actually wear on our nails. You will […] Continue reading →