Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Essie Very Cranberry

Tonight I have an oldie but a goodie! Well, I actually don't know how old it is, really, but it's been out for several years and I picked it up in 2011 on super sale (for $1!!) at a Trade Secret. And only wore for the first time last year! I have too much polish. Essie Very Cranberry is a "dashing creamy cranberry," though I might call it a deep pink-red muted cranberry with subtle shimmer. I wore this as part of my Thanksgiving manicure.

Very Cranberry had an ok formula. Not great, but not that bad either. The color definitely deepens the more coats you use. I used three here. Two probably would have been ok, but I like the depth three coats has on the nail. I think the shimmer, which actually seems more apparent on the nail than in the bottle, really helps make this polish more unique.

Artificial light - flash:

Artificial light (Ott-lite):

Natural light - shade:

My only disappointment was that Very Cranberry doesn't actually seem all that "cranberry" too me-- it's too pink. But it's still very pretty, even if the name isn't quite correct. It is a gorgeous pink-red that


  1. This is amazingly gorgeous on you! And is that an outside shot?? :D Hooray for March ;)

  2. Hmm, I've never seen this color before! It's pretty!