Love is in the air — and this Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating with tributes to the products we can’t live without. In our new series, aptly named Love Letters, editors offer unabashed affection to their most-beloved fragrances, makeup, hair products, and more.
Dear Essie Nail Polish in You Do Blue,
I am very proud of my long nails. It’s the one feature of mine I shamelessly will take compliments on without turning bright red. They somehow grow long and strong and rarely break, so the least I can do is make a concerted effort to keep them pampered and polished. Plus, my extra-long nail beds are the perfect amount of space to really let a good nail shade shine. The color that I find myself continuously reaching for is Essie’s You Do Blue.
First of all, let’s give credit where credit is due. Essie has been making eye candy colors for decades and its variety of sparkly multifaceted shades is particularly impressive. Essie’s iridescent shades have saved me so much money knowing that I can get the chrome powder manicure look without the price tag. And you can’t beat Essie’s classic formula — it’s an <a href="https://www.allure.com/gallery/best-of-beauty Read More