Mar 16, 2012

#009: Shimmery x Flaky midnight blue

Essence better than gel nails base sealer
Essence nail color3 midnight date (2 coats)
Essence better than gel nails top sealer


Navy blue is one of my favorite color for the nail. I strongly believe that navy blue or dark blue is the color for me, I feel really good when I wear those colors. Of course I have several pieces of navy blues in my stash, and this one is pretty new comer.

Essence nail color3 is two-sided polish which has been newly installed in essence’s core line recently. It contains two colors; one for base and one for effect-top. This nave blue one is combination of nice shimmery navy base color with blue-green flakie top, so as I’m navy blue lover and flakie lover, there’s no reason not to get this one.

So…the base color is called “midnight date”. It’s nice navy blue with a bit lighter blue fine shimmer. It’s kind of navy blue shimmer polish you can see everywhere, but doesn’t mean  it’s boring. Application is not bad, nicely pigmented and opaque in two coats. Also for me long bottle was helpful for smooth and stable application (it could be handled like marker pens).

Now let’s see what happens after the topcoat…


…which called “City that never sleeps” (one coat). Isn’t it pretty!? I love this effect! Actually I couldn’t capture all the beauty…oh it’s much deep and really beautiful…but still I think this photo will tell you how nice this polish-set is. Flakies are not too less but not too much, I think it’s “just”. Not only this combination, but I love this topcoat! Next I really should like to try on other polishes I have…


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