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essie Resort Collection 2016

essie Resort Collection 2016I do believe spring is here. To stay. At least in Charlotte. There are even a few flowers blooming. Of course that means it’s time for the essie Resort Collection.

Historically the Resort collection is my favorite essie collection of the year. So I went ahead and ordered the mini set so I could try all 4 polishes. And to be honest…I’m a bit disappointed by this collection.

Under the jump is my review of all four polishes. You can pick up the Resort collection at Ulta.


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essie Cabana Boy

My local CVS is going through a bit of an overhaul in the beauty department. They are finally going to start carrying NYX (hooray!) but it seems they got rid of Rimmel. Anyhow, it’s still a work in progress. Remarkably I ran across the essie Retro Revival collection among the mess. There was no display…the […] Continue reading →

New Year’s Eve Manicure 2015

Happy New Year’s Eve! This year I’m having a rather low key New Year’s. Tonight (or rather, this afternoon…) the boy and I are heading to our normal bar to watch the first of the College Football Playoff games. We plan to come back home for the second game and ring in the New Year […] Continue reading →

Nail Art: Festive Fringe

Every now and then we can all use a little nailspiration, am I right? I was in a bit of a rut when I was browsing Pinterest and essie posted this lovely manicure they called ‘festive fringe’. I’m always looking for new ways to use glitter top coats and since I had both of the […] Continue reading →

essie Frilling Me Softly

Katie thinks I’m psychic. Or I cheated. Let me explain… In my Fall 2015 Must Have Polishes post I included bar glitter as a trend. At the time I had no idea essie would be coming out with a holiday luxeffects collection full of bar glitter. I did, however, see a fringe trend in fashion. […] Continue reading →

Essie – Peak Show

I like to think I’m pretty good with figuring out quirky polish names, but lately not so much. Example: With the Band – I thought it was so nice they had a polish dedicated to hanging out with the marching band, until I remembered the collection name and realized it was more of a fan […] Continue reading →