How to give yourself a flawless spring/summer manicure at home


Are you tired of waiting for the salons to open again and seriously craving a fresh spring manicure? Then we’ve got you covered!

Thanks to Essie, the iconic nail brand, you can now give yourself a flawless manicure right from the comfort of your home.

Their brand new spring collection is full of bright, earthy colours which are sure to put a pep in your step.

To achieve the ultimate at-home manicure, all you need to do is:

  • Prep nails with essie here to stay base coat, to help hold color to your nail.

  • Next, apply two coats of your favorite shade from the essie collection.

  • Finish with speed.setter top coat for high shine that dries in record time.

It’s as easy as that!


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To help you ease into the summer holiday season, why not indulge in a few new nail polishes from essie’s new limited-edition spa-inspired collection? This new range features six new colours with adorably themed names. Plus, have we mentioned that they’re completely vegan-friendly?

To start with, we have get oasis, which is a fresh, airy, white pearl shimmer nail polish, with a hint of warmth. Next we have cacti on the prize, a muted, neutral green cream nail polish with yellow undertones.

Retreat yourself is another shimmer nail polish in a muted rose colour with refined tone-on-tone pearls. Similarly, light as linen is another shimmer colour, in a milky brown shade with refined red pearls.

Brightening us up, we have you know the espadrille, a mustard yellow cream nail polish with warm undertones — this one would look great with a tan, whenever the 5-day heatwave hits. Lastly there’s infinity cool, a deep, true navy blue cream nail polish perfect for those of us who like our nails on the darker side.

So, throw on a linen cover-up and let’s get oasis in these tranquil harmonious hues. perfect whether you’re lounging by the pool in Palm Springs, soaking up the sun in Sedona, or simply taking a staycation. You know the espadrille, chill out and retreat yourself with a relaxing mani/pedi.

The Essie Limited Edition Spa-Inspired shades (RRP €9.99/£7.99) are available from supermarkets and independent pharmacies nationwide, in store and online, as well as online at their newest stockiest: