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Mani Monday – Essie Angora Cardi

Essie’s Angora Cardi shade is the most popular pinned shade on Pinterest, and as soon as I heard this, I knew I needed to try it out. From the bottle, it’s nothing special. It’s a muted, dusky pink shade that’s also got a slight hint of purple/mauve in it. Yes, it sounds nice enough, but it’s not one of those knock-out colours that you see and have to have. However, when applied, the shade seems to adapt to match your skin tone. As I’m quite pale, the light rose shade looks a lot darker and  ...

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Mani Monday – Bikini So Teeny

I legit wore this colour at least once a month last year. It’s a colour I am obsessed with and I think it looks so good against a tan in summer. Essie Bikini So Teeny is described as a ‘sparkling, cornflower blue’ and the colour is just so beautiful. It’s a light, cool-toned blue which has small specks of sparkle in it. It doesn’t give you that in-your-face glitter look but it has just the right amount of sparkle which reflects the light when the sun is out. If you don’t have Bikini So  ...

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Nails of the Day # 1 – OPI Infinite Shine

In terms of my nails, it’s very rare that I steer away from Essie; the formula, the colour range, the longevity- all if it makes the perfect nail brand in my opinion. There will always be a special place in my heart for Essie Bahama Mama, it’s literally my all time favourite shade. Recently though, I’ve been indulging more in OPI as there have been some new colours that I can’t seem to find a dupe of from Essie (suggestions welcome). When I was in Poland last year, I made a bee-line for the  ...

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