I had wanted a white nail polish for such a long time, so when Boots had a 3 for 2 on all makeup I had to pick up the perfect shade of white from my favourite nail polish brand, Essie. I can’t image how many times I have gone on about my love for Essie on this blog, so I won’t go on about how amazing they are for too long. But they are honestly the best polishes that I have ever tried.
The shade that I picked up was the shade Blanc which is a true white shade with no shimmer. I know that often a lot of pastel and white shades come out very thin and you have to do several coats before it starts to look like the colour in the bottle. And even though I know Essie is an amazing brand part of me still expected to have to do several coats just because white is such a light colour. But after one coat of this I knew that wasn’t going to be the case because this polish is just so opaque. I ended up doing two coats just to fill in any little gaps and to neaten everything up. But this went on so smoothly and beautifully and tried pretty quickly two.
The other thing that I was worried about was that because I haven’t seen any sun in what feels like forever and I literally have no colour a white nail polish would totally wash me out and look awful. And even though I do think that this would look a hundred times better with a bit of a tan I still love that way that it looks right now. It’s worth spending a bit of time shaping your nails before as the bright white does draw attention to them. But the colour just looks so chic and crisp and modern. And with my gold watch and a couple of gold rings I felt like I had got the whole look nailed! Geddit?!
Anyway, bad jokes aside this is a really great white polish and it should only take you two coats to get a perfect opaque white colour. Also Essie as a brand is brilliant, but maybe I am slightly biased?! xx