Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Under the sun series: Still Irreplaceable

Have I already run out of ideas and content to feature a nail polish previously blogged about? Fear not, I have a backlog of posts as long the channel tunnel. Today, I would like to share you a old favourite nail polish of mine, in a different light, as part of my 'under the sun' series. If you are new to the series, you can read about it here. If you can't be bothered leaving this page, it is essentially about giving great nail polishes the love they deserve and giving them a better chance to shine: a chance to see them under the best light ever created by nature: glorious natural sunlight. Essence irreplaceable is a big favourite of mine and I still like it just as much as the first day.

Oddly enough, I have not been wearing it much at all as a manicure but it has been without a doubt *the* nail I have been wearing the most on my toes this season. In fact, apart from a glittery black nail polish worn for about a week, it's pretty much all that I have wearing this summer on my toes. Don't panic, there will no toes on show (I am very much aware that showing toes and feet is very controversial on internet) instead, have a look at this irreplaceable manicure.


I can't stress enough how easy this polish is to apply and wear. Nail polish experts will notice right away that my application is not the neatest and that it looks like I've applied the polish 3 miles away from the edges. But in the grand scheme of things, and in real life, it really doesn't matter. That's the way I wear it. The truth is that Essence irreplaceable is a very forgiving shade due to its subtle colour. On my toes, it will last 1 week before losing its sparkle. After a week, it will start to wear out beautifully, a bit like an antique gold vase.


If you're lucky to have a friend who lives in a country which sells bargainous high street wonder Essence products, this is definitely a shade you would like to get your hands (and toes) on. I need a gallon of this stuff and it will be a sad day when I will have run out of my second and last bottle. The closest polish to irreplaceable I own and which is available in the UK is this little sexy number from Marks and Spencers.



Valens said...

It's not my genre of nail polish but the golden sparkle has conquered me ahaha
It reminds me of sands!

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Kaye said...

That polish is lovely! And I am so envious of your nails!

Lori - Glasgow Beauty Blogger said...

That is a gorgeous colour, I really like those iridescent shades. x

Powdered Almond said...

Oooh this is gorgeous! It reminds me a tiny bit of China Glaze's Fast Track which I really wanted until I read Charlotte's review on Lipglossiping. But this is lovely, so pretty! I wish essence was easier to get hold of in UK - I got mine from Hungary! Lovely swatches and photos Liloo. xx

MissGreenEyes said...

It's been discontinued :( I found a bottle at a car boot sale a while ago & snapped it up! Such a pretty colour, I love how the gold shimmer comes through in the sun x


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