Tuesday, March 20, 2012

essie's "ole caliente" [featuring nubar 2010]

i'm not an essie fanatic. their colors have never really appealed to me and for 8 bucks i would rather buy an OPI polish. but i've seen a lot of awesome swatches of "ole caliente" from their "navigate her" collection, and couldn't resist picking it up when i stopped by cvs the other day - i'm so glad i did!
this is three coats of polish. i could have gotten away with two, but the light in my house kept making it look uneven and weird. application was easy and i barely needed to do any clean up.

this is a shot taken inside, with flash. and because i can't leave well enough alone, i added a coat of nubar 2010!

soooo shiny. soooo sparkly!

and here's a picture of my cat, mowgli. i thought the polish went really well with his fur :P.

essie polishes sell for 8 dollars in most drug stores [cvs, walgreens, target], or you can buy them from mbeautylounge for a little over 7 bucks.


  1. Looks great on you! Oh and please include Mowgli in every blog post from now on forever. Thank you.

  2. That is such a pretty color but it doesn't seem too unique. Kind of reminds me of e-nuf is e-nuf. BTW your cat is too cute.

  3. I agree with Beauty Gnome... adorable cat! Like the mani too!

  4. what pretty nails you have :) and I love the color just plain! :)