Oct 28, 2012

Essence Nail polishes swatches: the Twilight saga Breaking Dawn Part 2






This post is for all my dears vampires addicts, and for the beauty addicts, too. I've already written a sneak peek about this collection here and I showed you what were my picks. Today I'd like to show you two out of four polishes in this collection.

04 Edward's Love
First is 04 Edward's Love. A nice leaning to sheer black based polished packed mostly with very fine black and silver glitter, but other colours are also there what makes it a little more interesting. This one was a little sheer on the first coat, but the second gave it total opacity.


02 Alice had a vision - Again

Second one is 02 Alice had a vision - again. this one has a dark purple base and has loads of very fine purple and turquoise glitter. This polish is a total surprise and I love it. I picked it because it's purple, and I never say no to purple. In the bottle it looks really dark, but one on the nail the shimmer pops beautifully!  I did 2 coats without top coat.



The formula in both polishes is nice, making application smooth and self leveling. It does dry with a little texture, but it is not gritty. You may want to use a topcoat, I didn't use one for the swatches. To learn more about the Essence The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2 Collection click here.

Are you into this vampire vague? 

Love,
Nati

Note: due to the lack of proper artificial lightening for taking photos I totally depend on the sun, and, well, it decided not to come out today. So I'm posting several pictures of each, I just couldn't decide since I find them all terrible.
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11 comments

  1. This time of the year is awful! I was so happy when I saw the sun while I got up. I literally hurried to capture my holo nail art ;D haha :D
    The polishes really felt vampire:ish however I'm getting fed up with the vampire trend going on in the movies, I think it's too much and it gets diluted if you see what I mean. But I like that polish brand gets inspired by them since I like vampy polishes, they are so autumn like and cozy. :D

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    1. Hi Gelic, thanks for reading and commenting.
      Honestly I've never been into the "vampire's vague" so, I just like the colours and the theme seems suitable at the end of October LOL!
      Let's not talk about the Weather... we had snow, SNOW!?? how crazy is that?

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  2. Oohh The Alice had a vision - again polish looks so pretty! And perfect, I hate gritty polishes, it drives me crazy lol. Its very vampire-vogue! Essence is another brand I really need to try out! Hope your having a great weekend :)

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    1. Thanks Ithfifi! Alice had a vision is my favourite too. I hate gritty stuff too, but no issues with these even without topcoat.
      I hope your weekend was nice too!

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  3. No conocía tu blog, pero al ver tu comentario en mi entrada, me he puesto a echarle un vistazo y me gusta, así que tienes una seguidora más ;)

    Saludos!!

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    1. Gracias! Me encantó el nombre de tu blog, porque me identifica, jaja, además eres muy buena con el nail art.

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  4. Don't care about the saga - love the polishes!!! Must get my claws on these soon)

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    1. Same thing for me! Thanks for commenting natalsie, I like your blog.

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  5. I love Alice had a vision - again
    xxx

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  6. belleza colores oscuros de uñas

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