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essie Plums Nail Polish - Sexy Divide, Purple
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on 9/2/2016 2:16:00 PM
More reviews by Corsnies
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Kinky, Other
Giving this a 4/5 for Price because Essie polishes are always so expensive, lol. Essie "Sexy Divide" is such a nice color! A very deep dark purple. I would say that the only problem I had with this polish is that the shimmer doesn't show up on your nail as well as in the bottle. The only difference is when you're in direct sunlight *or flash* where the shimmer pops out a lot more. Including that the brush was really thin, but then again, all regular Essie polish brushes are thin.I would definitely buy more if I ran out. Even the bottle looks beautiful!
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on 8/10/2016 8:51:00 AM
More reviews by countrybearjamboree
Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Coarse
This was my latest Essie purchase to add to my collection. So far, this is my favorite color out of all the thirty Essie polishes that I own. It's such a pretty deep grape purple. It's not at all juvenile. It has a slight shimmer in the bottle but doesn't show up on the nail. It's not so dark where it's considered a vamp "fall" shade. It's perfect year round. The only flaw would be that it initially goes on a bit streaky on the first coat but the second coat goes down smooth and pigmented. Full bodied color with two coats.
on 12/12/2015 8:01:00 AM
More reviews by danai
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
Beautiful shade, easy to apply, reaches full intensity with two coats. What's there not to love. I'm glad I got it.
on 1/22/2015 4:54:00 PM
More reviews by Ferrishyn
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
This is such a beautiful deep purple with shimmer. The formula is okay, it is very uneven and streaky on first coat but on second it's good. I always use 3 with it because I feel it really intensifies the color.
on 7/4/2014 12:18:00 AM
More reviews by emmiemc
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
This is a really nice deep purple. The color is about as close to black as you'll get, while still definitely being purple. As for the shimmer apparent in the bottle -- there's enough to add some dimension to the color, but it's certainly not emough to be noticeable.The brush is thin, like all Essie brushes, and the formula is okay. It's a little streaky, but once opaque it's much better.
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on 8/15/2013 4:53:00 AM
More reviews by marieeve28
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
! beautiful color I love
on 5/9/2013 1:57:00 PM
More reviews by redeyelinerjunkie
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
I reeeeallly wanted to like this color. In the bottle, it looked like the royal purple version of Aruba Blue (one of my favorites -- not just in the Essie line, but of all time). Unfortunately, the shimmer in this one is less dense than in Aruba Blue, so the coverage isn't as good and the color doesn't have as much impact. Shimmer nail polishes are usually impossible to apply unevenly, but this one was almost impossible to apply evenly (in two coats that is). Since the shimmer isn't very dense, it applies somewhat like a jelly, which is always awkward. Once on, it's a fairly nice color -- but not earth-shattering, like it would be if it lived up to its bottle color.
on 1/18/2013 11:19:00 AM
More reviews by JaanBlack
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Warm
LOOOOVE this purple and I am really not into shimmery colors...this is my HG deep purple and it pops on most skin tones
on 12/31/2012 9:52:00 AM
More reviews by 8erica8
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Against my very pale skin it just looked too dark and cold. I hated it and gave it away.
on 12/19/2012 2:10:00 PM
More reviews by leavingthingsbehind
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
Beautiful deep purple nail varnish with some pink, red and blue micro shimmer, one of my Essie's favourites. Two coats give opaque colour that with a topcoat lasts on me without any chipping for 5 days. The colour is actually amazing - almost foil like !I bought it when my favourite purple from Inglot (no177) got a bit gloopy but it is not an exact dupe (Inglot has more red to it in the micro glitter as well as in the base colour also appears darker on nails than Essie).I am very pale and my skintone has yellow undertones so on my hands, with short neat nails 'Sexy Divide' makes a striking statement that gets loads of compliments.The formula and a new wide brush make the application easy and flawless in just two coats. Actually some of my nails when applied with a steady hand had a good, non streaky look with just one coat but a second coat gave them a real depth of colour.The only minor fault imho is that the colour requires a very glossy topcoat applied every two days as it can go a bit too flat for me and I like my nails to be very very glossy.
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