|Would buy this product again.||100%|
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
This is my first Essence polish and I am so in love with it from the bottle to the formula to the color once it's dried. This is a gorgeous metallic charcoal duochrome polish with superfine shimmers. I bought this as it is a bottle dupe for OPI's Peace & Love & OPI. On the nail it isn't a dupe, but it is sooo darned close like Peace's big sister. They are almost twins though.This is a shade darker and more charcoal colored. It does have a slight purple cast and appears to be a duochrome too but it isn't quite as strong a shift as OPI's Peace. I actually like this Essence polish better. This has got more sparkle, more shimmer, the color is richer and more saturated and a stronger shade of gunmetal. If you have one you won't need the other, unless you are a polish hoarder like me. The cap is oval shaped and easy to hold and feels quite comfortable to work with. The brush on this is a nice wide professional type brush with a tapered tip. It is very similar to Wet n' Wild's professional brush which I love. The formula simply glides on and is nearly opaque in one coat. This goes on smoothly without streaking, running, or balding. I'm really loving the hidden sparkles in this. I love this polish so much that I already went back and got 2 more bottles for backup. I found this at HEB for less than $2. Yes, please!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Red Eyes: Green
It's a lovely purple/green duochrome. Doesn't chip easily and gives color with one coat. It's one of my fav polishes ever.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
Very beautiful duochrome.
The base colour is grey which shifts from green to pink.
Very, very pretty. I absolutely love the colour, very elegant.
I needed 2-3 coats to.achieve opaqueness. It applied very well, dried quickly and lasted 4-5 days with top coat.
Love the new bottle.shape and the new brush, very easy to work with.
8ml for only €1.59.- I cannot believe the excellent quality of Essence polishes and their innovative colors.
I will definately buy more. Essence polishes.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
**this is a review I posted on my blog**
Chic Reloaded is one of those shades that kept calling me when I was at Ulta a few weeks back. Inside at the store you would have thought it was a basic charcoal black color. To my surprise it is a duo-chrome!The only thing disappointing are the photos. I tried so hard to capture the other shade it leans to (blackish green). I took so many photos and NONE of them could capture the green color it leans. It is a shame since all you see in the photo is the black, sorta purple-ish, semi-pink.
The nail polish itself is good. Taken a good 2 coats to reach full opacity. It is priced at 1.99 however because of my discount they deducted 47 cents. Not bad for a polish that costs virtually $1.52 The color is very pretty and unique. It was a great idea for me to follow my instinct and purchase the shade.
2 coats to reach full opacity
So is this shade worth the purchase? Absolutely!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
Gorgeous purple/green duochrome that I absolutely love! Looks so futuristic and "robot-y". Super cool. And super cheap. Can't go wrong for $1.99. Do it. Do it now.