Friday, November 15, 2013

NOTD - Essie Fiji

TGIF everyone!  Was this the longest week ever or what?  Maybe because I didn't have Monday off and was jealous of everyone who did.  :)

Today I'm doing a nail of the day post.  This is the first time I did a "trendy" look and painted one nail on each hand a different color.

Ok I know this NOTD is not "fall" or seasonal in any way, in fact, it's super summery but I don't care!  This nail look includes Essie Fiji and Sephora by OPI in Looks like Rain, Dear.



I feel like I'm the last person on the planet to get Essie Fiji, and I think it's one of their best sellers.  I actually got it during the recent Beauty.com 20% off sale, which I may do a haul post for.  The first time I ever heard of it is when I saw Emily Maynard wear it on the Bachelorette.  Actually, every color she had on her nails that season was sooo pretty! 

To get this look I applied a Sally Hansen top and base coat, 2 thick coats of Fiji, and 1 coat of Looks like Rain, Dear on my ring fingers.


Fiji is beautiful!  It's very girly and kind of a cotton candy pink.  But to be honest, it's a very fussy nail polish.  It's VERY streaky.  I used 2 thick coats but I can still see slight streaks on some fingers.  I could have easily used 3 coats.

The fussiness of this polish is not going to stop me from using it.  I definitely think the color is well worth the trouble of applying 3 coats.  I would recommend this for sure.

Anyways, I hope you enjoyed my NOTD!  Here's to hoping it lasts me through the weekend!  :)

I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!!


5 comments:

  1. I love the gold accent nail! Doing red nails with that gold on one finger would be perfect for Christmas time. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. WOW, that's pretty genius about doing red with a gold accent nail for the holidays! Will def. be doing that next month! :)

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  2. Nope you are not the last person, I AM because I don't own it!! Whaaaat!?! I never find this shade!!

    I love this mani!! So girly!!!

    xo, Lily

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    1. LOL, well that's good I'm not the last person I guess haha!

      Yeah, I've never seen it in stores either maybe that's why it took me this long to get it too ha!

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  3. Fiji has been my favorite since high school! Classic color :) love your blog girlie.
    -Grace

    http://graceatheart.blogspot.com/

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