Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Irreplaceable Crush: NOTD

Another nail post? Yes, please bear with me as I muster the courage to take some new photos and blog about something else. At the moment, I am using the materials which survived the computer apocalypse and which were stored on my camera memory card.

There are nail polishes that you like, nail polishes that you really like  and polishes that you like so much, you just can't help but looking at your nails constantly. 'Irreplaceable' nail polish from Essence belongs to the third category and has captivated me like no other polishes,well if you don't count Holographic from Gosh, which frankly belongs to a league of its own. I first came across 'Irreplaceable' on a Slovenian Blog, Biba's Beauty Corner, a blog I have become very fond of, as the photos are incredible and it features different products from the typical British nail blogs I follow.


Back to 'irreplaceable' and my attempt at trying at to explain to you why it fascinates me so much. Imagine a sunny and golden sandy beach, and this is what the polish reminds me of. In fact, forget the 'irreplaceable' name, I would like to call this nail polish 'golden sands'.

This is how I would have liked my Boots No. 7 (Sundowner Collection) 'Sultry Sands' to have been like.  The colour is absolutely gorgeous, it applies beautifully, smoothly, so easily and to top it all off, it is dries very quickly. Drying time was a major issue with the sultry sands from No.7, so much so that I m convinced that an hour would not be enough for it to dry fully, it's that bad.



Irreplaceable could also be called 'unfindable' as sadly, if you live in the UK this is a very hard to find nail polish. Yes I might be lucky to live in a country which sells really good quality polishes at a low price (Barry M, BeautyUk and 17 Cosmetics polishes spring to mind) but I will always be jealous of my fellow European Bloggers (the swatchaholic and nihrida -  to name but a few) and their easy access to stunning and budget friendly Essence polishes.


I am very emotionally attached to this 5ml bottle: I acquired it in a makeup swap with Biba herself and if I break it, I know this is really going to be irreplaceable. This polish gives me gorgeous golden sandy nude nails in minutes (2 coats), goes pretty much with anything, and is for me a minimum effort maximum impact polish.

I am in love.


Want to see more Essence Polishes? Pop over to
Biba's blog. I left my heart on there.


Fee - Makeup Savvy said...

ohhh I need this in my life now Liloo! lol What have you done to me!

A total beaut.

Fee x

Biba said...

I'm really happy that you like it so much! If you run of it, I'll send you a new bottle.

And thank you very much for mentioning me :)

Anonymous said...

I need to hunt this down, absolutely beautiful! xx

MissMathful said...

lovely colour :D


Perfectly Polished said...

OMG oooooh totally Gorgeous! LOVE!

I need this!



Unknown said...

This is EXCTLY the same colour as a dress i've seen! xx

Perfect Polished

Thais said...

It's so lovely, so girly :)

Jamilla Camel said...

I absolutely LOVE that colour - holographic beige!

Robyn said...

Oooh, this IS lovely! I have nothing like this, I might need to hunt it down!

Paola said...

;) ohhhhh that's a nice colour! It is on the site so I guess it is part of the reglar line... I have to go and get one bottle! p.s. honey, I'd happily get a bottle for you in case of disaster! Such a nice color shouldn't be literally irreplaceable!!! xx

Nic, Strawberry Blonde said...

It's so lovely Liloo. Reminds me a bit of the new Orly Nite Owl - have you seen it? (on my wish list!)
Nic xx

Portraitofadreamer.com said...

You have amazing nails lady!! :)

Lydia said...

I love this colour, saw it on another blog and fell in love with it! Very jealous you have this xx

socialitedreams said...

gah, it's sooooo gorgeous but i don't think i've ever seen it with the essence colors that I know about in stores *weep* i want it!

nihrida said...

Oh yeah, it does look awesome on you. The photos are amazing as well. You know: I'd love to send you a Colour and Go shade for that 17 golden crackle. It still haunts me... *blushes*

marox79 said...

I also follow Biba. She's a very nice blogger and graces our blog with her comments from time to time.
I fell in love with this one but took me a while to get it, because our local Essence dealer only has the 'basic' Essence display, not the one with the nail art stuff, which also has more references.

Unknown said...

Oh my that is a beauty! xx

Alice @ NailsbyAlice said...

I've just bought it and I can't wait to try it!! :)

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