This nail polish works great for the price. If you are looking for a good nail polish for a good value money wise this is definitely my go to. It finishes so nicely and goes on smooth. I also havent had one dry out on me which is nice too.
I bought the gel polish and top coat because they were on sale and I wanted to feel fancy. I'm not really big on bright colours on my nails so I went for the lightest pink #05 sweet as candy. And it was so cheap I couldn't not buy the top coat. I have never bought a top coat before and I am very happy with it! I don't usually wear nail polish day to day because I can't get through one sink of dishes without them needing to be redone.
That said this gel polish and top coat have survived their first sink of dishes. I'll probably start wearing it everyday! Pictured after dishes and keep in mind my skills still need some work. Also 2 coats of polish and 1 top coat.
Bought at Shoppers Drug Mart for $1.99!!!!!
They r so affordable that u can getting all the colours in the range and not doubt it. It is won't recommend getting all of them because some r misses. I have one colour called Indian summer. It is a bright corals pink colour. It goes on so smooth and thick and u surely do not need a second layer. Since it's gel, it lasts forever. They now have matte nail polishes too in the line if u r interested.
Essence is one of those brands at the drugstore that you miiiiiight just walk past as the display can look a little cheap and its kind of stuck on the end of an aisle without really having a proper section. Well...stop walking!
I have tried quite a products in the Essence range and it all started last summer when i had to put a budget into play and the brand really started to up their game.
So this review..the gel polish. Buy it. I bought one colour (Play with my mint) after seeing a fave You Tuber of mine wearing it and wearing it (and wearing it again!) I will tell you right now..i dont have the best of luck with nail polish. I paint my nails and then i sneeze an hour later and i feel as if the stuff chips! Not the essence one. The brush is super nice; fat without being chubby and awkward for my small nail beds and the formula is creamy without being all thick and gloopy.
After my initial purchase i bought two more..Jeans On and Island Hopping. Again both excellent formulas, an amazing price and a great result. Essence is now my go to polish brand, if they have the colour i want. Their colour selection isn't huge (in stores at least - havent checked online) but i am hoping they expand it and i do see them adding new colours every season.
So check out that Essence display you may have just walked past before and grab one of their polishes. For the minimal price, its not the end of the world if it doesn't work out for you. But..i would be surprised if you didn't love it!
I love nail polish and at the price for this GEL polish you can purchase A LOT! I mean most nail polishes don't last me more than a day or two at most before they chip. This nail polish is fairly decent at staying put for approx. 5 days. The colour goes on really well, they is a fairly decent colour selection and works well when you need to do your nails and get out the door.
Le vernis tient bien, par contre, il est nécessaire de mettre trois couches avec certaines couleurs car elles ne sont pas assez opaques. Toutefois, les couleurs de la gamme gel sont plutôt jolies.
Pour une fraction du prix, il est possible d'avoir une manucure comme en salon. Les vernis sont très durables. Une bonne gamme de couleur est offerte. Il est préférable de toujours appliquer deux couches pour avoir un beau fini. Pour les couleurs qui sont plus pâles, je recommande d'appliquer trois couches pour s'assurer de l'opacité du vernis. Il est important de mettre la couche de base et la couche de finition. Une manucure dure entre 10 et 14 jours.
I was really impressed when I tried the essence gel nail polishes. The quality is really good, all the colours are really pretty and the nail polish lasted on me for about 7 days.
I tried this product once and refuse to try it again. Just like OPI nail polishes these nail polishes take a long time to dry and chip after day one. The colour choices available are very limited
I'm a huge fan of these polishes! I find that most of the colours only require a single coat and they stay chip free for a few days. They look like UV gels but remove with good old nail polish remover. For $2.99 they're a real steal!
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