Review and swatches: Essence Urban Messages TE

Essence Urban Messages TE nail polishes

On the outside polishes from Essence Urban Messages collection didn’t look that special to me. I liked the lighter blue shade and that was it. But when I saw them in the store, I was blown away by the pretty shimmer in all five shades. Essence Skyscraper is beige polish with a twist. First they added gray-brown specks. When paired ...

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NOTD: Franky In The Candy Shop (frankenpolish)

I realised I’ll most likely never have Daborah Lippmann’s beautyful glitter polishes like Candy Shop, Happy Birthday, Forget You etc. They are expensive and not very easy to get (at least for me). So I tried to create my own Candy Shop polish. I named it Franky In The Candy Shop. Here it is. Three coats and a top coat. ...

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Essie – Wedding Collection 2011 (review and swatches)

Wedding Collection 2011. Four “wedding safe” colors approved by Essie. As you can imagine there’s no crazy colors in this collection. No unique shades either. But still four very nice ones. And one unexpected shade. Made To Honor is a sheer nude shade. I liked it on me. My hands looked clean and neat. Also appropriate for french manicures. It ...

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Review and swatches: H&M Summer Nails LE

H&M Summer Nails nail polishe sets by Parokeets

I’m soooo late with this post. Maestra and I have for you swatches of H&M Summer Nails LE sets. One is more pastel and other one more vibrant. Pastel H&M Summer Nails LE set consists of: Yellow, Coral, Mint Green and Light Blue polish. Coral looks more orange-coral while Ligh Blue is lighter blue in real life. All colors look ...

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Review and swatches: Essence Nails In Style TE

Essence Nails In Style TE review by Parokeets

Essence Nails In Style TE is here and it’s finally time to play with nail foils. Let’s take a look a what Essence has to say about Nails In Style collection: when the summer reaches its height in July, it’s also time to get your finger and toe nails in top shape! because what could be better than creating the ...

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Review and swatches: Essence Ballerina Backstage TE

Essence Ballerina Backstage LE

First Essence trend edition for the month of July is finally here. I bought all eye soufflés, nail polishes and blush soufflé in Ballerina Backstage TE. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by Essence Dance The Swan Lake nail polish. I’m usually not huge fan of white shades (especially not those with visible nail line), but this one ...

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Review and swatches: Alessandro Beach Beauty LE

Alessandro Beach Beauty LE

Beach Beauty is the most colorful limited edition available from Alessandro at the moment. It consists from 10 mini polishes (2 shades are also available in 10ml packaging) + 2 lip glosses with LED lights and mirror. I took three shades with me to the vacation and two more were waiting for me when I got home. Creme polishes in ...

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