Essie Virgin Snow Nail Polish

Nails of the Day // Essie – Virgin Snow // Pale Pastel Lilac!

Hellooooo!  How are you keeping?  It’s Friday!  Hope you all have a lovely weekend.  I’ve got another gorgeous springtime nail polish to share with you!  This is Essie’s ‘Virgin Snow’ (although I’d personally be a bit worried if newly laid snow was pale lilac…. but nevermind!)  I’m really enjoying my pale, pastel colours at the moment; a bit of a change for me as I definitely opt for bright, bold colours most of the time!  

Essie Virgin Snow Nail Polish Review and Swatches

Essie – ‘Virgin Snow’ Nail Polish

Isn’t ‘Virgin Snow’ a pretty, delicate shade?  This is one of Essie’s mini polishes, from a previous set, but it is available to buy as a full sized one.  As with most Essie nail polishes, it is pretty opaque within the first coat, but definitely needed a second coat to even out any brush-stroke lines.  It has a nice consistency, bordering on being quite thick but not so much that it’s difficult to apply.  I always use a top coat with my nail varnish to try and persuade it to last a bit longer (!) but this leaves a lovely, glossy finish so looks fine without, if you prefer not to use one.

Essie Virgin Snow Nail Polish Review and Swatches

Essie – Virgin Snow

I used my usual Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Base Coat, then two coats of the Essie polish.  I topped it off with a coat of Revlon Colorstay Gel Envy Diamond Top Coat (AKA the world’s longest-named top coat!!)  It lasted really well without chipping – I’m impressed!  Nail polish can chip on me within the first day, and often doesn’t last past 2 days without getting damaged.  This was looking good for about 4 days!  I’m impressed!

Essie Virgin Snow Nail Polish Review and Swatches

Essie – Virgin Snow

You can find the full sized version on sale here. I love this nail varnish and will definitely be wearing it again soon.  What do you think of it?  Have you ever seen lilac snow?!  Let me know in the comments!

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6 thoughts on “Nails of the Day // Essie – Virgin Snow // Pale Pastel Lilac!

  1. Marya says:

    Hi…just learning my way around the Chronic Illness blogger network. I love your focus..I’ve learned over time that when I look better I feel better and I need to spend more time doing that even when I’m home a lot.

    • Katie Cupcake - Life with ME says:

      Hi Marya! Thanks so much for having a read of my blog 🙂 Yeah, I definitely find putting a bit of time into my appearance helps make me feel a little bit better. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still in my PJs with unbrushed hair the majority of the days, but I like to put some makeup on and make an effort whenever I feel well enough! xx

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