ballet slippers - sheers by essie

ballet slippers

an award-winning, best-selling classic pale pink with a sheer finish.

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an eternal manicurist and fashion stylist favorite, essie's classic pale pink polish is graced with a subtle, sheer finish. this beloved award-winning essential is an iconic color for all seasons. DBP, Toluene and Formaldehyde free


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ballet slippers is rated 4.747747747747748 out of 5 by 111.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Difficult Formula, Great Color Ballet Slippers was one of the first Essie polishes I ever bought, and I bought it because of the amazing reviews I had seen for it. To be completely honest, the formula is VERY difficult to work with. It's a lovely sheer color, but you have to put 3 coats to make the streakiness not visible, and by that point, it is opaque. That being said, once you are used to the formula, it is far easier to work with. All of this said, once it is on the nails and opaque, the color is AMAZING! I have 100+ nail polishes, and yet this is my husband's absolute favorite nail polish on me. It makes my nails look clean and chic; it is so feminine, yet professional.
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wedding day go to I bought this specifically for my wedding day and it was perfect. My first Essie purchase and I am more than impressed. No bubbles, chips or streaks and it looked flawless! Also lasted more than a week which is nice.
Date published: 2014-10-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Satiny Color Thats Perfect For Most Initially I thought the color was a bit light for my skin tone but overtime I've come to like it. Its soft enough to almost look natural but glossy enough to catch the eye. The formula is interesting to work with. It may take me some time to really work out how to use it best. I'd recommend this for anyone who loves soft nail colors or if you're looking for an understated semi-neutral look.
Date published: 2014-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have classic! I bought this polish because of all the hype around it and when I heard the queen even loves it that was my selling point! This polish is such a classic and perfect for anyone anytime! Whether it be work or school or your wedding it's just amazing! The best way I could describe this color is a ballerina pink (almost like a whitish pink)! It's truly amazing and a staple in any Essie or nail polish collection! If you are looking into buying your first Essie, Ballet Slippers is the one! I must warn you though it is VERY sheer so you need at least 3 coats, but it's definitely worth it because after the three coats it's perfect and with no nail lines!
Date published: 2016-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! One of my favourite colors from ESSIE. It looks amazing! I make one layer if I want to get a french effect.
Date published: 2016-08-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from classy color! I didn't know how this color was gonna look on my oddly colored skin but I'm in love with it! It's so subdued it's perfect since I'm not flashy and don't often wear polish anyway.
Date published: 2015-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect color! I bought a bottle of this last week because I needed a light color to go with a dark dress for a wedding. It is so lovely and I topped it with a matte coat and I'm obsessed.
Date published: 2014-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pefect Nude Color I love wearing a nude color when I can't decide on what color to wear on my nails. Ballet Slipper is the perfect nude color. It looks so clean and glossy. It's perfect for everyday, if you have an interview or like me can't decide what color to wear.
Date published: 2014-10-13
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