If You Could Only Have Three: Essie Edition

If you could only have three nail polishes essie top three favourites

As I mentioned last week, I am trying to narrow down my polishes as if I could only have three to last me a month.  Last week, I looked at my top three Zoya polishes.  This week, it is time to choose my top three Essie polishes: Essie Mochacino My nude was a toss up between Essie’s Chinchilly and Mochacino but Mochacino wins. Channel café cool with this taupe shimmery polish.   It is a chic, sleek and simply modern nail[Read more]

Essie Peach Side Babe Collection Swatches

Essie Peach Side Babe Collection Swatches - Tea & Nail Polish

I love Essie’s blues and probably would have only picked up the two from the Peach Side Babe collection, but I am so glad I got the whole set.  The others suit me better than I would have thought. Essie Private Weekend Pristine and pretty. sparkling and crisp. infused with subtle shimmer, this radiant white is a lovely luxe getaway from the everyday. I am not a fan of white polish, I only really use it for nail art.  I[Read more]

If You Could Only Have 3: Zoya Edition

If you could only have three favourite zoya nail polishes

I was recently helping a friend plan what to pack for a month long trip.  She is using budget airlines in Europe so has to pack really light.  The thought of a month without nail polish is too much but she also wants some variety.  She got it down to three polishes and laughed at the thought of me managing a week with only three colours. My first is an easy one Zoya Nidhi Zoya Nidhi is my go to red nail[Read more]

Essence Gorgeous Bling Bling Swatch

Essence Gorgeous Bling Bling Swatch & Review

I just joined Canadian Beauty Bloggers and the beauty theme for May is orange so I thought I would put on one of my favourite orange polishes, Essence Gorgeous Bling Bling. This is an older Essence polish, and one of the few that I have used so much that I had to buy a new bottle.  It is a great burnt orange colour with a mix of larger and small gold flakies.  One of the things I love about Essence’s flakies is[Read more]

Sally Hansen 18K Gold Cuticle Eraser

I am hard on my nails, even more so on my cuticles.  I envy the nail bloggers who post photos of their immaculate looking nails.  No cuticles, perfect manicures and pretty polishes.  Sadly, that isn’t the case for many of us and we have to work hard just to make our cuticles look tidy. Gold has become the new it thing in beauty products.  Gold in beauty products can help stimulate collagen, boost elasticity and increase firmness.  These are all must[Read more]