Fall may be the best season for fashion, but winter is definitely IT for beauty. Primping for their debut near you are these party ready polishes from essie‘s Getting Groovy winter collection. London’s swinging ’60s are the inspiration for the six far-out shades. Let’s go-go take a closer look at four (two are so outta sight, I couldn’t get my hands on them yet).
Left: Getting Groovy and oh-so-right, Oh Behave!
Getting Groovy has shine times 1,000 and Oh Behave! a pearly finish, the first perfect for holiday parties and the second pretty for every day. Like most essie polishes I find you need two or three coats, but the drying time isn’t long so they go on fairly quick. (A tip to quick dry: run your nails under cold water for a few seconds and shake off the excess.)
Left: Ready to Boa and right as rain, Satin Sister.
Ready to Boa is a knock-out on, with a light-catching shine rather than a hologram finish like it appears here. (The bottle needs a good shake.) And Satin Sister is the peacock on the dance floor — the good-time girl who lets her true colours shine. This shade’s been so strong in design and decor the past couple of years that it’s almost the new neutral. Don’t be afraid to add it to your polish wardrobe — Satin Sister has staying power. (Again, apply two coats of both for best results.)
Are you feeling groovy, baby? Which colour will you wear?
essie sent me samples to try. All opinions are my own.