Essence “Date in the Moonlight”


IMG_6388Today, I feel like I need to take back everything I said yesterday about nice weather.  I guess it was just a tease by mother nature … give me 1 day of 80 degree weather and then plummet the temperature the next day to 45 degrees and massive rainstorms.  Even though I complain about the weather, I’ve been glued to the weather channel and there are a lot of other people that have it much worse than me.   For all of you in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas, I hope that you’re staying safe! And for everyone buried under snow in the Dakotas, stay safe and warm!

Since the weather took a major plunge today, I figured I would show you guys another darker polish.  I love wearing darks when its cold, wet and dreary, and this one is a new one to me (thank you Anca) and its absolutely incredible!

IMG_6390Essence “Date in the Moonlight” is a dark dusty blue with sporadic blue shimmer.  Although from far away it just looks like a navy, from up close this color is so unique.  Its a dark dusty blue base with cobalt blue microglitters/shimmers in there, and I don’t have anything like this in my collection.  I have so many navy’s that have a purple shimmer, or a blue shimmer, but nothing that is a dusty navy.

IMG_6389The best part of of this polish is the formula.  This is just 1 coat! I will say that this is a thicker coat, but it is just 1 coat.  So if you’re a person who likes to do thin coats, you may have to do 2, but I get lazy sometimes.  The formula wasn’t too thick either and the dry time was pretty good.  Overall, I really like this color and really impressed with this polish!

What do you guys think? What are your favorite navy blues? What are your favorite Essence polishes?

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16 thoughts on “Essence “Date in the Moonlight”

  1. That shade looks familiar! 😉 Also, I was going to say are you in Texas too? Haha, Toby and I were watching the news and they announced a 30 degree temperature drop and we just gave each other shocked expressions. From how they were explaining it, we thought it was going to be way worse over our area, I was expecting hail to leave some dents in my car but it just showered a little. Back to polishes, have you tried Essie’s Dive Bar?

    • oh i’m glad you guys are ok! and i wish i was down in texas sometimes, my boyfriend really wants to move to austin. so who knows, maybe i’ll be down there in the future. but unfortunately i haven’t tried essie’s dive bar. i own very very few essies, which i really need to rectify

      • Ahh! Austin was so fun when I went. One of my good friends lives there. It’s the city that feels closest like CA. Anyways, I heard the weather is supposed to get kind of crazy again, be safe!

  2. thank you so much for doing this amazing giveaway 🙂 I would love to win haha…but whoever does is a very lucky person 🙂 and I would love to see you do or try some nail art videos 🙂

  3. Really? This is just one coat? Oh wow…i should go and get one of these today…it should be from their permanent line, so i guess i will find it.
    Looks good on your nails.
    Hey even when i think i should get a few more spring inspired polishes, this girl makes me wanna shop for autumn & winter colors…:P

    • lol i have a few spring shades coming up! i’m like 20 or 25 swatches behind what i’m actually wearing on my nails, so i really need to blog more often to share all the spring manis. but you totally need this one, especially since its so cheap!

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