Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Essie Resort 2016 Collection: Review and Swatches

Disclaimer: The products featured were provided for review.
For this Spring, Essie's Global Color Design Rebecca Minkoff was inspired by the vibrant hues of India. Drawn from the lush Indian landscape and the dazzling Bollywood fashion, the Resort 2016 Collection features four opulent yet soft shades perfect for the warmer Spring weather to come. To see some swatches, click......
Essie Resort 2016 Collection
Delhi Dance:
This is a very pretty neutral pink with a decent formulation. The polish is rich and smooth but there was a bit of patchiness. I got away with two coats but there were a few sheer spots.
Delhi Dance, two coats with no top coat.
Going Guru:
A soft pastel grass green cream, Going Guru is fairly pigment for such a light shade. However, the formulation is slightly runny and I experienced some patchiness and pooling around the cuticles.
Going Guru, two coats with no top coat.
Nama-stay the Night:
One of my faves from the collection, this is a rich medium sky blue. The formulation is rich, pigmented, and super smooth. I used two coats for the swatches below.
Nama-stay the Night; two coats with no top coat.
Taj-ma-haul:
Hands down my fave from the collection, Taj-ma-haul is a gorgeous subdued creamy apricot. The formulation is absolutely divine- super pigmented and rich.
Taj-ma-haul, two coats with no top coat.
I was inspired by the fun India theme so I decided to do a little stamping using a MouYou London plate with Taj-ma-haul and Nama-stay the Night.
Taj-ma-haul and Nama-stay the Night
Availability:
The Essie Resort 2016 Collection is available starting March 29th, 2016.
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