Get groovy with essie

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Feeling slightly under the weather? The new essie winter range is inspired by rainy days and groovy London nights in the swinging sixties. These new shades will brighten your day despite the gloomy rain.essie winter range is inspired by rainy days and groovy London nights in the swinging sixties. These new shades will brighten your day despite the gloomy rain.

If you’re stuck indoors, you might as well make the most of it. Because when you go with the flowy, who knows where the night will take you?

The shades

Choose from go with the flowy, satin sister, getting groovy, oh behave, party on a platform and ready to boa.

The essie Winter Collection retails at R134.95 each, available from Clicks and Dis-chem stores.

Nail the look

Celebrity manicurist, Rita Remark and Rebecca Minkoff created these inspired nail looks using the new essie Winter 2016 Collection. Try your hand at this tutorial for some glam and oh-so groovy nail-spiration.

1. After applying a thin layer of essie base coat, apply two coats of go with the flowy.
2. Using a striping brush, create a heart-shaped “droplet” at the tip of the nail using getting groovy.
3. Continue to add single droplets using satin sister, getting groovy, and oh behave! Seal with essie top coat.

Rita’s tip:

Create a unique design on two accent nails for a customised look.

Written by

Tatum is an all-round digital being with a penchant for lipstick and a slight shopping addiction. After completing her Honours in Communications and Media she was thrust into the world of publishing and has since worked for some of the biggest magazines in South Africa. As a writer, editor and social media consultant, she’s all about spreading body positivity and a revised attitude towards beauty.

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  1. Carla Paulo

    This is cute so cute! The gold shimmer colour is my favourite!

    2 years ago •

  1. Blair

    Love nail art, but when I do it, it looks terrible. I will keep on trying. Love Essie products!

    2 years ago •

  1. Marizka Milligan

    I absolutely looooooove Essie and only use this and cutex on my nails as I find that other brands makes my nails/toe nails yellow ;(

    2 years ago •

  1. Ariesha Govender

    Love the nail art but I’m not as good on my own. The Essie nail polish really does last long though. Love the gel finish.

    2 years ago •

  1. Cookie Nandlall

    Essie is one of my best buys in the nail product range. Creamy luscious texture.

    2 years ago •


    Looks really pretty! I might mess it up though lol

    2 years ago •

  1. Mialise Tolmie

    Love all of these new shades! So excited to try them.

    2 years ago •

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