In an effort to share my love of all things hair, makeup, and nail related, I’ve begun to include reviews of some of the hottest new beauty lines. For the first round of reviews, I’d like to introduce you to the new Essie “Sleek Sticks” nail appliqué collection from their Nail Effects line. Essie kindly sent them over for me to try out and share my thoughts with you on how well they work.
If you’ve never tried nail appliques–in a nutshell–they are basically stickers for your nails. Quite frankly, when I first heard Essie was doing some I was a bit apprehensive to test them out as my experience in the past with other brands had more misses than hits. However, I LOVE Essie polish ,so I figured I’d give them it a go…plus the designs really caught my eye.
Essie Sleek Stick nail appliques, come in a variety of designs (12 to be exact, and listed at the bottom of this post); they are UV cured and said to last up to 10 days. In my history with other appliques: they usually don’t last more than a day without at least a little lifting. I didn’t have these on long enough to test out the wear time, but I’ve heard they are the best with staying on and you can get a good 4-5 days out of them.
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