NOTD – Essie Baby Cakes

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 17 - 2009

essiebabycakes

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles.

Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I like it, but I don’t love it.

The formula is good and fairly thin.  It’s easy to apply with no streaking or dragging.  Longevity is fine too with minimal tip wear and thanks to the paler shade you barely notice it anyway.

I think I’d like it to be a little grungier, a little dirtier – it’s a touch princessy for me!


8 Responses to “NOTD – Essie Baby Cakes”

  1. Nina says:

    I agree, I’d prefer to be a bit darker and dirtier.

  2. Jo says:

    Yeah, same here. Its too light for my liking, and a bit boring.

    xxx

  3. Marie says:

    I think it’s an absolutely gorgeous colour!

  4. Sarah says:

    I agree it’s a bit too “pure”. Some gold reflects would do wonders for it.

  5. diana says:

    I agree with everyone. It’s just too light for me. A very pretty color but I don’t think it will suit me.

  6. Sugar says:

    Lovely, soft and very feminine color! love it 🙂

  7. Redtiger21 says:

    Oh I like that actually!! Although I’d say it looks a bit yummier in the bottle if that makes sense!

  8. witoxicity says:

    I tend to veer towards darker shades but there is a certain beauty in this shade – very very sweet and dainty….like you said, princessy. 🙂

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

I'm guest blogging, go make me look like I'm interesting!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Hark the Hairold Angels Sing! LUSH brings (happy happy) joy to my bathroom!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Ancienne Ambiance – Christmas Pillar Candles

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Serum for Redness

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Deal Alert: Avon Nailwear Pro+ Nail Shades currently less than half price!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Advent Giveaway – Day 17

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Guest Post! Winter Skin Tips from Jo Givens at Liz Earle

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Rachel Weisz - L'Oreal's new global ambassador

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Revolutionise your shopping experience with Clinique

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Hello? Is this thing on?

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Dear Obesity...

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

A cool toned, slightly dirty lavender bursting with iridescence but no sparkles. Opaque on 2 coats, but needs 3 for a really good finish.  I …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads