Essie Style Cartel Review

Friday, 10 October 2014

I've been searching for a navy blue nail polish that I liked for quite a while and have never liked any I came across, they were either too light or had a metalic/shimmer quality to them. Honestly, Style Cartel is still a tad lighter than what I was after, especially after I applied a top coat (above picture is without) which brought out the shine/blue colour even more. Although it does look lighter in the bottle compared to when it's on the nails which was a happy moment for me. It is a lovely polish and one I'm sure I'll be using again and again over the next few months. As with most Essie polishes the forumla is good, applies very well, needs two coats to be totally opaque but dries fairly quickly. Wear time was decent with a small bit of wearing off at the edges by day 4, but like I said, I did also add a top coat which helps. 

What nail polishes have you discovered recently?
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  1. Lovely colour. I bought a navy blue Essie colour a couple of weeks ago but will need to check the name of it. It's darker than this but not too dark if that makes sense? x

    1. You must let me know which one it was! Although this shade did grow on me a bit when I was wearing it. x

  2. This is such a lovely shade, like a dark royal blue! xx

    Ioanna |

  3. I was JUST out today looking for a blue polish. Thanks for this!


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