SOMETHING BLUE | Essie’s Borrowed & Blue

Essie Borrowed & Blue
I wasn’t looking for a blue polish when I stumbled across Essie’s Borrowed & Blue in the drugstore the other day. In fact, I picked it up, then put it back down, but once I’d rounded the store I was still thinking about it, which means an all clear to buy in my world. 

Boasting a pale powdery blue hue, this isn’t your typical baby blue from your teen years, but rather a feminine take on a shade which some can find a bit on the juvenile side. Dare I say it even makes my painfully short and stubby fingers look a little longer, leaner even? Probably a stretch but I’ll take what I can get. 
The best part of this polish was that it was fully opaque in two coats, a feat not often met by pale shades in Essie’s range. It went on smoothly with no streaks, something I often struggle with Essie polishes as well. I’m loving this shade for spring, Bride to be or not I think any skin tone could rock this true pale blue on tips or toes!
Have you tried any shades that your normally wouldn’t gravitate towards lately? 

Charlotte Tilbury CA


Girl Loves Gloss

Jaime Pickering | 30-something, makeup hoarding (I prefer to call it "collecting"), classic rock loving, jeans and t-shirt girl - who just happens to love a little gloss from time to time.