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essie Nail Polish - Fiji, Nail Polish
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on 3/22/2017 1:58:00 PM
More reviews by stls
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
Had I read the reviews here first I wouldn't have bought Fiji but it turned out lovely. The very light - almost white-ish - pink looks incredibly chic. Despite the exotic name I find it very ''parisian'' looking. I want to wear light pink silk scarves, dainty jewelry, understated makeup, hair in a chignon and a blazer to match with it. The first coat is indeed streaky but looks even when applying the second one. Wear time isn't phenomenal but that's an issue I have practically with every nail polish so I won't blame Fiji for that. I'll wear it a lot this spring for sure.
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on 1/8/2017 7:13:00 PM
More reviews by Aritzia
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
I think this is a perfect baby pink colour but it's also pretty damn streaky..takes 3-4 coats to look even which is why I don't reach for it often.
on 10/11/2016 6:29:00 AM
More reviews by kittenmint
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Gorgeous, opaque, white-based baby pink. I am in love with this shade, it is gorgeous and classic but still ever so on trend. Fiji is a great colour with a really good formula, two thin coats is all that is needed to make this colour reach full opacity - a rarity for a colour as pale as this. It applied easily and dried quickly, the formula is similar to most other Essies. It lasted 4 days without base and topcoat on my fingers, longer with both. As a pedicure it will last forever, almost two weeks without base and top. It is such a gorgeous colour, suiting my warm NC15 skin perfectly. I imagine it would flatter all warm skin tones. A total classic which is worth the hype. A+
on 7/30/2016 12:21:00 PM
More reviews by danai
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
What a stunning shade. Perfect combination of elegant and sexy. Appropriate for any time of the year and every occasion imagineable. Looks equally beautiful on both short and longer nails. Looks extraordinary on toes as well. You can literally not go wrong with this. However. This is one of the Essie formulas that leave a lot to be desired. Unfortunately this polish can get pretty streaky. Applying this sometimes feels like walking or eggshells. It takes as many as three coats for me to ensure that it is going to look smooth and even on my nails, and sometimes even a fourth one.To sum things up, this is an excellent shade but unless you are a pro at nail polish application, it can get quite frustrating to get right.
on 3/26/2016 11:45:00 AM
More reviews by girlingoldboots
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
This polish looks bubble gum pink on my nails. I couldn't get a clean line around my cuticles, and it just looked sloppy on my hands after 2-3 coats. The color is pretty, but it just didn't look right on my skin tone I guess. Unable to return this, I decided this would be a strict for my toes color. I use about 3 coats and it lasts for a few weeks and doesn't chip. It looks better on my toes than my fingers, so I will continue to use for that. I would not purchase this again.
on 2/9/2016 8:33:00 PM
More reviews by AuroraBr
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I don't get the hype. :( It might be my skintone which is pretty pale, but it doesn't look good on me. It look "plasticky" and cheap. Maybe it suits better someone tanned, but I think there are a lot more prettier soft pink colors than Fiji. Very similar but more elegant and sophisticated looking are - Essie Urban Jungle and Tying the knotie, both of which I absolutely love.
on 1/29/2016 5:00:00 PM
More reviews by ShayraMia
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
Perfekt soft baby pink. Good formular but not Essie's best - but difficult to get a sharp clear line around the cuticle line. Otherwise opaque in 2 thicker coats or 3 thin coats. Lasts forever on the nail without chipping: went a week without top or base coat, with normal house keeping activities like doing the dishes.
on 1/22/2016 12:39:00 AM
More reviews by Copacabana30
Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm
Fiji is a pale pink cream shade. It totally stands out on any skintone and it's girly. It takes 3 coats to look totally opaque and it's super pretty topped with glitter. It's in between being warm and nuetral toned
on 12/27/2015 8:37:00 AM
More reviews by LauraBigna
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Fiji is an amazing white pink polish that looks amazing with any skintone. I've heard that Essie made two versions of it (the same thing happened with Mod About You from OPI): the original wich is lighter but kinda streaky, and the newer one which is pinker and more easy to apply. I have the first one, and it is indeed not very easy to apply well, you have to remember to apply generous coats to avoid streaking, and usually you shouldn't be able to get away with less than three coats. Still it is a very cool colour, and I would by it again.
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on 7/17/2015 1:29:00 AM
More reviews by BADKITTY13
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I bought two from two different stores. One was a baby whit pink and the other a nude pink. I choose the baby pink version and must say iam a expert at doing nails but this was the hardest polish to apply! Must be patient!! I had to apply 4 coats because it was sooo streaky and goopy like. I remained patient and after a top coat it looks stunning. Do not buy if you are not willing to take some time. If you are it turns out stunning. A baby pink with alot of white undertones. Update: love it!! Bought a new one and it applied great... So pretty!!!!
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