๐Ÿ’œ MANICURE MONDAY ๐Ÿ’œ Essie – Coat Couture

Hi Everyone

I finally managed to put aside some time this weekend and take some pictures (just a couple) and actually sit down for more than 1/2 an hour and write a little post. I guess you have to start somewhere

I wanted a fall/autumn or winter colour like a dark blue or red, or maybe a deep purple or even a black –ย you will see on my Instagram posts if you follow me which 4 I had taken out and had every intention of using, but this bottle caught my eye.

I ended up choosing Coat Couture from the Cashmere Collection

Coat Couture is a deep eggplant purple with a blue undertone and shimmers. Its a matte polish that has a subtle hint of the shimmer, you notice the shimmer more when a shine top coat is applied. I find the matte doesn’t last as long, I had a chip after day 1 – but with a top coats it tends to last a good 5/6 days before you notice any slight chipping.

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Welcome to Popcorn and Pearlsโ€ฆ. My name is Melissa. Iโ€™m a 30-something year old Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger. I originally come from Durban, living in Cape Town with my 3 furbabies (cats), Peanut (my little panda) and my Twins, Lycan and Luna, for 15 years now and loving this City with all it has to offer. I have a love for everything Beautiful โ€“ from Makeup, to Fragrances, Clothing, Shoes and even Food. Popcorn and Pearls is my home away from home, the place i dive into to get away from the busy yet mundane life of the ebb and flow of work and sleep. I love sharing my finds with you all, whether it be a beautiful yet inexpensive dupe makeup item, a piece of jewelry, books or a little undiscovered restaurant. I love sharing my views on makeup, fragrance, body products and more with every one of you. I know you get great products in the USA or UK but i love finding dupe affordable products for all my readers in our very own South Africa When i am not working on my blog then i am a Full Time Travel agent. I also am addicted to TV series as well as reading. Thanks for reading my blog and being such great supporters. Please feel free to contact me anything on: mel_east_7@live.com

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