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NOTD: Essence Boys Are Back in Town & Its Just a Little Crush

Ah Essence...  I have been lusting after their polishes for a long while and FINALLY discovered a shop just 15 miles from me that sells them.

Needless to say I did a little happy dance when I found the shop (good thing my dads as crazy as me and my mum's used to it or they would have me committed).

I was looking for their new Snow White collection and while they didn't have it they still had a fair few beauties.

This for example, a double ended nail polish with which you can create 3 looks, with a creme at 1 end, an overglaze at the other or you can combine the 2.

That's what I've done here, 2 coats of the creme - Boys are Back in Town with 1 coat of It's Just a Little Crush.  And oh my!  But I love this overglaze.  The creme is quite nice especially for the autumn/winter but the overglaze gives it a little lift from the (supposed) summer.

Have you tried anything from Essence?


  1. I love it! I've only had a few essence polishes, but they weren't my favorites. This is gorgeous though!

    1. I bought 6 as it was the 1st time I had seen them and this was the 1st I tried as I'm a sucker for an overglaze, it's quite nice xo

  2. Beautiful! I love Essence! The 3 in 1 is a great idea. I really want the Snow White Collection too, but I have no idea if where I live in the US is getting it...

    1. Even I struggle getting them, with it being a European brand they're not readily available in the UK but I contacted them and as there are a number of Irish companies within Northern Ireland they were able to point me in the right direction, it's just going out of my way to get them xo

  3. Hi I adore essence products but they are so hard to find. I live in NI and have been resorting to a Dublin day trip to get my fix - could you please tell me where you found them up here to save me such a long trip? Thanks :-)

    1. Medicare pharmacies carry their products. Here's the link for their store locator I got mine in the Tesco @ Northcott in Glengormley and beleive most pharmacies carry the range xo

    2. Thank you! I shall go look for them tomorrow! x

    3. Good luck! Hope you find some xo

  4. I just got my first Essence polishes Saturday! I got my hands on Choose Me! It's beautiful!

    1. I just put that on my toes, its gorgeous!! xo


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