Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Essie Summer 'Haute in the Heat' 2014 Collection Swatch Review + Comparison

Essie released these lovely shades on June 1, 2014. Hopefully you enjoy the photos! Also don't forget to enter my giveaway on my Instagram to win the ENTIRE collection plus more goodies.

Essie states, "strong. intense. polished. inspired by women with instinctive style, these six irresistible shades amplify summer’s sultry mood with bright, sexy color. consolidate your power with gorgeous colors perfect for a cosmopolitan safari or a walk on the wild side. this varied palette gives women a bevy of fashionable options that go perfectly with an unstoppable attitude"

Essie Haute in the Heat
A "unforgettable hot guava"

Pro: 2 coats, smooth, great formula, self-leveling
Con: similar to style hunter but different
Comparison with Style Hunter. This color is more white based and creme. Also more opaque.

Nail art with watermelon water decals

Essie Roarrange
An "unstoppable, bold orange" that reminds me of tangerines. Lovely pop of color for summer into fall.

Pro: Opaque in 2 coats, smooth, self-leveling
Con: None!
Comparison to Serial Shopper from Neon 2014 Collection

Essie Urban Jungle
A "irresistible alabaster orchid"that appears to be an opaque off white nude. This polish is very classy and flattering on all skin tones. This color is my favorite out of the collection.

Pro: 2 coats, shiny, self-leveling
Con: NONE!
Comparison to Essie "She Said Yes". Urban Jungle is more opaque and no shimmer.

Essie Fierce, No Fear
A "intense cocoa mahogany" that appears to be a chocolate brown color.

Pro: 1 coat, shiny, self-leveling (top coat applied in picture but not needed)
Con: NONE!
No comparison in collection. Did some nail art with Essie Mochachino

Ruffles & Feathers
A "powerful peacock teal" appears like an seafoam green.

Pro: 1 coat, smooth, self-leveling
Con: stain slightly (problem resolved with two coats of base)

Strut your Stuff
A "compelling cobalt aqua" appears like a bright blue.

Pro: 2 coats, opaque, smooth, great formula
Con: similar to I'm addicted
Comparison to Essie "I'm Addicted" on pinky and middle finger. This color is more white based. 

Nail Art with Essie Urban Jungle

I hope you found my swatches helpful. Be sure to pick up this collection as it is limited edition. 

Essie products can be purchase at local stores as well as online stores. If you would like to purchase the items online, then check out this store. You can purchase the set for $30.

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*Items were purchased by me*
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