Essie Pinkies Out

Here's Essie Pinkies Out, from this year's spring collection: Pinkies Out is described by Essie as "a pearly apricot coral nail polish." It's a pastel peach creme with pink shimmer and has a lovely glow in person, but my phone had a hard time capturing the shimmer for some reason. It looks better in... Continue Reading →


Mother’s Day nails: Essie Tiers of Joy

I realize I'm catching up on my nail journal late, but I hope my fellow moms all had a wonderful mother's day! I matched nails with my mini me for the occasion (unplanned, actually, but she asked me to paint her nails while I was painting my own), which was fun. 🙂 This is Essie Tiers of... Continue Reading →

Is Julep dying?

If you follow this journal, you're probably aware that I've had some suspicions about Julep's business problems in the last few months, with late deliveries, little response from customer support, and changes to the subscription box that I was not a big fan of. Besides these clues that something was amiss, though, I hadn't actually... Continue Reading →

Julep Sloan

A palate-cleanser sort of polish this time: Julep Sloan, which Julep describes as an "Icy Primrose Shimmer," from my December 2018 box. I don't remember why I picked this color when I made my subscription box selections last month, but it must have attracted me at the time. Once in a while, I suppose, I... Continue Reading →

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