I have officially found the power couple of nail polishes and before you roll your eyes - this dynamic duo is one seriously worth investing in*. *it is so good you may want to buy multiples and stash them in multiple locations
WHO THEY ARE
essie “Going Steady” from the “Soda Pop Shop Collection”: a milky ivory nail polish with iridescent shimmer. With just the right amount of opalescence, this polish takes you from bare-nailed to “barely there” with a hint of “BAM! I feel beautiful”. End result: Your nails will glisten in the sunlight like Edward from Twilight stepping out from beyond the shadows.
essie “Speed.Setter”: an ultra-fast dry top coat. It.is.FAST. I popped this over a coat of freshly painted polish and went to bed 10 min later looking like Tutankhamun in his tomb 100% expecting to wake up with those infamous (and irritating) sheet imprints on at least one or more of my nails. To my surprise, I woke up like Bey ready to slay the day with 10 perfectly polished and damage-free super shiny nails.
WHAT THEY ARE PERFECT FOR
That “last minute mani” (i.e., That quick, no-fuss, get-the-job-done polish session with one goal in mind - showing up to the determined destination with something other than bare nails).
TIMES TO GRAB ‘EM + GO
- Heading out of town with no time in sight for an appointment
- That last minute meeting at work
- Unexpected date night
- Unexpected ladies night
- Personal “pick me up” session
- Weekend Wedding
- Wine + Dine (other people optional)
WHERE TO STASH THEM
A. At home
B. In your desk at work
C. Perfectly packed with your go-bag of travel essentials
D. All of the above
Whether you are out of time - or merely out of patience when it comes to waiting for paint to dry - these two nail polishes are an easy option for an upgrade.
For more on the “Soda Pop Shop” Collection: this collection from essie will have you jiving in six shades of nail polish cuteness. See all of the shades HERE.