Essie "Chills & Thrills" Nail Lacquer


Hi everyone!

With all these summer collections coming out I'm gonna be broke soon! ;-)

Essie launched their Summer Neons Collection Too Taboo and every year when they come out with their fun flashy colors I'm always in for the ride. And so this year also, I got all six shades!!! Help!!!

The first color I decided to wear is Chills & Thrills. Now this isn't really a neon, it's a nice and bright color - pretty - but not neon. That being said, the consistency is not what you might expect from a neon; they are usually thin, runny, streaky and sheer. Not Chills & Thrills though! The consisency was rather thick (and not just thick for a neon, thick for a nail polish in general)! I had to work quickly in order not to goop up the color, it still turned out a bit lumpy, unfortunately.

To make it more neon and to make it pop more you could of course apply the color over a coat of white polish, but I can never be bothered!

 Chills & Thrills was opaque in one coat, I used two, to even out blotchiness and to correct the shape. When it dries, it becomes slightly matte, I noticed because applying the top coat made a real difference in shininess! Oh, and I waited a little longer before applying my top coat, so that I wouldn't move around the color, since it applied so thickly.

Please note: Chills & Thrills is less of a royal blue (as it might appear in the picture) and more of a violet blue, the picture is not exactly true to color, the shade is a little more subdued and muted and not quite as cool toned!

*edit: after wearing it for a couple of days: it chipped really fast!

Now I'm really curious about the other colors and can't wait to try them!

xoxo
Blusherine

(If you want to see a swatch and review of the shade Too Taboo, click here).


3 comments:

Lilly on May 13, 2014 at 2:57 PM said...

die farbe ist toll, aber ähnelt einem barry m lack, den ich habe, stark. den sollte ich vielleicht mal lackieren .... *ups*
bin schon gespannt wie du die anderen nagellacke findest.

Blusherine on May 13, 2014 at 2:58 PM said...

Hi Lilly! Und mir kommt's so vor, als hätte ich einen ähnlichen Lack von Kiko! :-D Sollte ich mal vergleichen!
Liebe Grüße!

Viennese on July 31, 2014 at 12:02 AM said...

i LOVE this blue one!

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