Monday, March 25, 2013

Blue Monday: Essie Lapis Of Luxury

**This polish was provided for an unbiased review. All opinions are my own.**

I have been having a love affair with my Essie polishes lately. They apply so easily and look beautiful for so many days! (Not that I wear a color for more than a day or two, but still...) I was especially excited to get a bottle of Lapis Of Luxury and find that it was a crelly (creme-jelly hybrid.) I love the sheen and depth of color that you get with these kinds of finishes.
Essie Lapis Of Luxury
Originally from the 2010 Resort Collection, it appears to have been renamed Lapiz Of Luxury at some point and that's what it's now called on their web site. Still the same gorgeous shade, however.
Some labels say Lapiz, but not this one.
Because of the crelly finish it was thin and a bit sheer, so I probably should have done three coats instead of two. It looked fine to the naked eye but I saw some show-through at the tips in my photos and there was substantial tip wear by the end of the next day. Just keep that in mind when applying and I think you will love this color as much as I do.

Pros: the delightful crelly finish and the gorgeous pastel blue.

Cons: the thin formula, but fine if you put on an extra coat.

Overall: this is going to become one of my favorite blues, I can tell. Just gorgeous!

Essie polishes can be found at Beauty Stop Online, Target, Walgreens, and Rite Aid.

**This polish was provided for an unbiased review. All opinions are my own.**