Essie Sunday Fun Day & Rock the Boat Nail Lacquers Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer ($8.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “bright, tangerine-crush coral with soft shimmer.” It is a warm-toned, coral-orange with flecks of white sparkle. It was mostly opaque afer two coats of polish, and the consistency wasn’t too thick or too thin, so it was easy to apply. Dior Diablotine is darker, redder. Chanel Lilis is more orange. MAC Vivid Effect is less warm-toned, cream. See comparison swatches.

Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer ($8.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “French blue with a hint of periwinkle.” It’s a cool-toned, lavender-blue with a subtle silvery shimmer. I tried applying this three times, and it was uneven and streaky each time I tried, which was a real shame since this is a rather unique color from what I’m aware of. The consistency was on the thicker side, and it didn’t flow evenly across the nail. I thought it might self-level but no suck luck. Chanel Sky Line is metallic. Cult Nails Princess is bluer. Zoya Skylar is much darker. See comparison swatches.

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Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer
Essie Sunday Fun Day Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer
Essie Rock the Boat Nail Lacquer

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Rock the boat works very well on me, it’s a very lovely shade I think and application was perfect unlike some other pastel nail polishes which are so difficult to apply, in that case I add a glitter polish because wearing them without would be really impossible.

Rock The Boat looks like a straight dupe for Essie’s Bikini So Teeny, which was released a while ago but is still in stores. Bikini So Teeny applies well, too!

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