Essie Sole Mate

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Essie Sole Mate
Sole Mate

4.3

4 reviews

75% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$

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on 7/9/2012 6:44:00 AM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool

Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine

Eyes: Blue

Remarkable. Sole Mate is exactly as essie describes it: a creamy, rich, deep dark plum. One coat is deep and opaque, but two coats give that vampish, deep plum color I was looking for. In the type of work I do I really can't wear it on my hands, but I wear it on my toes a lot. Berry Hard is my favorite essie color, but Sole Mate is a very close runner-up. If you're an essie fan and you don't own this color, well, you should!



on 11/30/2011 3:12:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Green

I love the color, it's blackened burgundy with a hint of purple, reminds me of black cherries someway. It's dark but not gothic and I like the glossy finish too. Downfalls: the first (and sometimes even the second) coat is always too streaky. It also chips very quickly unfortunately...


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Oily, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Curly, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

OMG! May I just say, that I have used several 'vampy' shades (Lincoln Park After Dark, Wicked, Vamp by Chanel) and while I do love all of those.. they are pretty similar in that they have that typical wine color to them. But, one day during a mani I decided to try this color, and it is absolutely GORGEOUS! Indoors it looks like--eh, the same dark burgandy chic color, definitely not bad, but not too special. But when you go into the sunlight-- absolutely stunning. It's like this pure blueish purple that was sooo weird because I just assumed it was a dark wine color. I adore this color and its one of my favorites of the dark vampy colors.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This applied like a dream, and like the reviewers said below, it is a blackened red plum shade that is just gorgeous on tips and toes. It is just a tad darker than Revlon Vixen (the reason I'm justifying keeping both!). It's completely shiny on its own, but I still use a topcoat as part of my regular manicure routine. I got this on clearance for .99 cents at a beauty supply store and I would definitely repurchase if I ever went through the bottle. I wish that the Essie brush handle was longer, but that's not such a big deal.


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