May 28, 2013

Essence Nail Art Twins Reloaded: Romeo & Juliet


Hi guys! Today I have a a cute Essence duo to share with you guys! I'm pretty excited about this duo because until very recently this isn't something I could get here. Essence is mostly a European brand, Ulta started carrying a very very small selection of their polishes a while back but they never get these. Anyway, Ninja Polish just started carrying Essence and they have 3 of the Nail Art Twins Reloaded duo's up on their website right now. The Nail Art Twins duos each come with a creme and a glitter top coat that pair together really nicely.

The duo I have today is Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is a dark purple creme, it's leaning a bit more blue in photos than it does in person...it's like a nice dark grape. The formula on Romeo was great, it was nice and creamy...very easy to apply. I used 2 coats for the photos below. Juliet is a glitter top coat that is packed with purple and holographic glitter in different shapes/sizes. The formula was a little bit thick but the glitter payoff was great and it was easy to apply. I used 1 coat over Romeo on my ring finger as an accent nail for the photos below.

Lighting: Sunlight

Lighting: Sunlight

Lighting: Shade
Essence is now available at NinjaPolish.com, each polish retails for $7.50. In Europe I know you can find these in actual stores but since I don't live there I can't really tell you much more about that :)

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14 comments:

  1. love the glitter :D

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  2. really really cute!

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  3. You paid 7.50 for an essence polish? :O That is ridiculously much compared to the price in Germany... I really like the colour though :)

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  4. Really pretty!
    I love purple and glitter so this is freaking awesome!

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  5. yep, kinda like how you guys have to pay ridiculous amounts for our brands like OPI. Sucks!

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  6. In Canada you can buy Essence polsh at Shoppers Drug Mart. I believe they are around $5 a bottle. I haven't seen the duos yet but will keep watching for them

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  7. Oh, I just love some of the glitter topper twin sets from essence. Please excuse me for drooling all over your post!!!

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  8. gah! They're $1.99 at our Shoppers.

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  9. wow, that's quite expensive... i'm from europe and essence nail polishes cost about 2 euros each here... in stores, of course :)


    btw, i don't comment on your blog, but i check it daily, i loooooooooveeeeeeee your nails and swatches!!!

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  10. If you live in Texas, some HEB Plus stores carry Essence for a couple of dollars a bottle!

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  11. Oh yeah, that's true.. :-/

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  12. I live in Europe and have about 30 colors from Essence. Their "colour & go" line is the worst to date. It chips just after a day usually and by day 3 or 4, it looks horrid - even with a top coat! It costs only 1.50EUR or so, very cheap, but not really worth it. I try to stick to their seasonal products, which for some reason, are much better. If you want a better and affordable European brand, try P2! It's just under 2eur per bottle here and much longer lasting. Not sure if any U.S. stores carry it, but worth looking into :) Another one is "Catrice".

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