Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Espresso

Hey everyone! Today I bring you a toasty color that to me is perfect for any season but best for fall. Just the name of the polish itself should tell you to expect a dusty, cozy fall-like color. Were you expecting a brown polish or greyish one?

If you were, you'll be pleased to know that Sally Hansen - Espresso is none of them above but so much more!






Isn't it gorgeous? It's like a dusty mauve that can look brown from some angles. I love this polish so much and I'm quite sad that it's only 9ml. I don't wear it often unless I'm sure I'll be wearing it for a few days so that I won't waste it. I'm like that. :D

I think the name Espresso describes this color nicely even if it isn't a creamy brown. I am not a coffee person so I had to go Google espresso, lol. Okay, so maybe this polish wasn't named after espresso espresso but who cares, right? As long as this color is awesome, nothing else matters, at least to me.

I used 2 coats of Sally Hansen - Espresso here and one coat of Love and Beauty's shimmery glass flecks. The pigmentation of Espresso is lovely - no streaks or patches, yay! - and it didn't flood my cuticles. I am definitely in love with this polish and I highly recommend it for the fall.

Do you like this color? Do you have this polish? How do you like it? Are you a fall polish kind of person or do you just wear any color during any season of the year?

Thanks for reading!

13 comments:

  1. Ohhh!
    I love this!!!
    I just wish I could get polish to last longer!!!
    Britt @ One&20

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    1. You totally can! Just wrap the tips of your nails with top coat and apply another layer of top coat after 3 days. :D

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  2. Hi, I love this color! Next time I'm at Walgreens I will pick up this color! Have a great weekend.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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    1. Isn't it lovely? Yes, definitely pick it up. :D Thanks for coming by.

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  3. I like it! It reminds me of hot cocoa :) And I like the sparkles you added to it! Essie makes a great taupey-brown-cocoa color with micro glitter in it that gives this same sort of effect. It's called Mochacino, in case you want to find it!

    Bailey
    http://akabailey.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks! I love finding new taupey polishes. If I ever find a shop that carries Essie here and isn't a whopping 60 bucks, I'll definitely get it.

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  4. This is gorgeous :) I love that color!

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  5. What a pretty color! I was thinking Espresso would be a dark brown, but this is a nice surprise! I love the sparkly top coat you added. I think that looks like a great topper for a lot of colors. :)
    I'm loving the fall colors right now, but I don't hesitate to wear whatever color I feel like, no matter the season. ;)
    Have a great weekend!

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    1. It surprised me too and I'm still not sure what the exact name to describe this color is. Sparkle is the besttt :D
      Yay for year-round colors!

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  6. This is such a pretty color, but not what I would expect by the name!

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    1. Thanks Angel. A real surprise, right? ;)

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  7. That's a really pretty color. I need to try the Insta-dri polishes. I always smudge mine.

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