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Swatch of Essie’s Fashion Playground

Say hello to this plucky pistachio shimmer beauty that is Essie’s Fashion Playground!

To get a desired opacity, I applied three coats. In natural light, this pretty color shines with a subtle glimmer infused in the lacquer.

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What do you think of this polish? Let me know in the comments below!

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Nails of the Day: Negative Space Glitter Manicure

Glitter and negative space designs are two of my favorite things. I figured it’s time I combined the two again. Here are today’s nails of the day:

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I layered two coats of Essie’s Dive Bar ($8.50) on my nails and used a Q-tip dipped in polish remover to create a negative space line on the mysterious black blue nails. I filled in the negative space with Elf Cosmetics’ Midnight Mystery ($2) and applied three coats of the glitter polish on the accent.

What do you think of this look? Let me know in the comments below! 

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Nails of the Day: Glitzy Pastel Striped Nail Art

I recently added Essie’s Full Steam Ahead ($8.50) to my nail polish collection.

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The medium toned lilac bottled beauty inspired me to create a glitzy pastel striped nail art design.

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This is a little close-up of the rhinestone action happening on the glitter accent nail. I used Prism by China Glaze ($6) to compliment the sheer shimmer of Essie’s East Hampton Cottage ($8.50) base color.

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Here’s a Vine time lapse video of how the manicure was executed.

What do you think of this look? Let me know in the comments below!

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Nails of the Day: The Girls Night Out by Essie

I’ve got an incredible family that dreams big with me. It’s no wonder they’re extremely supportive of my nail art ventures. When I visited my parents recently, my mom hooked me up with an amazing nail haul.

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Among the bottled  beauties was Essie’s The Girls Are Out. I swooned over the sparkle infused fuchsia polish!

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Update: Looks like I got a fan in Essie.

What do you think of The Girls Are Out? Let me know in the comments below. 

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