Essie Resort 2014 Collection: Resort Fling Swatches & Pics

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Guys, you have no idea how excited I am that I can finally share the Essie Resort 2014 Collection with you.  I’m not kidding.  It’s been weighing heavy on my beauty blogging soul since WMCFW back in October when I was first given it, and now I am extremely happy that I am able to share it with you!

At first glance, this collection immediately takes me to the beach.  I’m transported from a chilly, cold Canadian winter to a place where I can feel the sand between my toes while the smooth, clear water laps at the shore.  I just find this collection to be so calming, elegant and warm.

“Find me an oasis, because I’m packed and ready to relax in island style.  I want it all: endless sunshine, crystal blue waters and cocktails & coconuts.  How will I ever pass the time under the twilight?  Flirting with my one and only resort fling, of course!

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And now we have Essie Under the Twilights (provocative smokey plum).  While not typically a shade that I would think of when it comes to spring, I do really enjoy this shade. It reminds me a bit of After School Boy Blazer in it’s colour and glossy finish, but the slightly purple hint to it keeps it from being too dark for the upcoming spring season.

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Another pretty addition to this collection is Essie Resort Fling (alluring coral peach), which makes me think of orange sherbet.  A lovely creamy orange, this shade does come through more sheer than the other two, and requires a few coats if you want a more opaque look like above. Once I have about 3 coats on, this shade is gorgeous!  Bring on the creamsicles…

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And finally, we have Essie Cocktails & Coconuts (subtle, shimmering warm sand), which is a lovely almost-nude shade that’s been lightened just a little.  It’s warm, with very subtle flecks of shimmer spread throughout – I know you can’t see them very well in the above photo, but I swear they’re there!

The Essie Resort 2014 Collection will be available in March 2014.  What do you think of these shades?

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