Saturday, 24 December 2011

Festive Nails - Essie 'A Cut Above'

It's Christmas Eve! The next 3 or 4 days will be a constant merry-go-round of visiting, drinking, eating and general merriment and I always find at this time of year, nails need to scream PARTY but be very low maintenance.

Gorgeous nails (in my book) are one of the ultimate accessories, meaning my outfits can be a bit more low-key, but I still feel a bit glam. I've had this beautiful gem of a polish in my store for about a month, but this is the first time I've tried it out and what better time to start!





This is 3 coats over bare nails. I was going to put a base colour under but when I tested it out, it looked so pretty & delicate on it's own I decided just to go with it. I'm surprised at how smooth it has dried and I haven't bothered with a top coat. The best thing is if it chips slightly over the next few days, it will be disguised and I can get through the party season without fretting!




  1. This is a gorgeous colour! It covers really nicely too
    Carissa xx

  2. I passed up this collection because I didn't realize they were topcoats. I thought they were polishes. I love the rose gold color!

  3. beautiful, nice for New Year´s eve! Merry Christmas!

  4. gorgeous colour!! will have to check those out xx