Essie Winter Collection

Essie is one of my favorite nail polish brands. I believe I own close to 100 bottles over the course of a decade of wearing their polish. Each collection always brings something new to the table, and their Winter Collection is no different. What I love about this collection is that the colors have a shimmer to them, so it gives it a bit of a twist for the holidays. 

From left to right- Go With The Flowy, Getting Groovy, Party on a Platform, Ready To Boa, Oh Behave!, and Satin Sister. 

The Winter 2016 collection was inspired by 60's London, so the names of the polish are kitschy. With it being officially winter now, I decided to make a pretty winter scene with the collection (getting my flat lay skills a go this season). Definitely need to thank my elementary school teachers for all those years of diorama's...creating a mini scene comes in handy as a blogger. 

Go With The Flowy- white based grey shimmer

Getting Groovy- a gold shimmer

Party On A Platform- red shimmer

Ready To Boa- bronzed brownish shimmer

Oh Behave!- rose gold shimmer

Satin Sister- teal shimmer

Sidebar: My trick for getting my mani to last an entire 7 days - Use acetone to clean the surface of the nail, follow with a base coat, two coats of Essie polish, then end with Gel Setter. On a week when I am doing a lot of cleaning or dishwashing, I will do another coat mid week of Gel Setter just to give it a mid week bump of shine and protection. So far this has work tremendously well. 

To be honest, I love all of the shades in the collection. Ready To Boa looked amazing against my skintone, and I loved Go With The Flowy because it's grey, but from a distance it looks as if its white.  I want to try Oh Behave! since I have been obsessed with rose gold these days. Satin Sister is going to be great as well for my melanin sisters, and Getting Groovy will be a fun color to wear on my toes. Party On A Platform is the ultimate party red so I would suggest that for NYE party. Definitely make sure you are following me on Instagram to see what color I decide to try next. What do you think of the collection? Are there any colors that you would love to try.? Sound off in the comments.  

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