I’ll be honest here, I do not care for any of the Twilight films or books. I grew up with Anne Rice, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and all that so the Twilight books were just something very odd to me, it made no sense at all. If you like Twilight though, good for you, you might be loving and appreciating the Essence Twilight Break Dawn part 2 (phew, that’s a lot of words right there!) even more than me! This collection is actually mainly about glitters and sparkles, so very¬†appropriate for the Twilight films if you ask me. This is a limited edition, I was very lucky to bump into a new shiny display, but it’s selling out like crazy!

 

 

The two nail polished that sparked my interested were the blue and the purple nail polishes loaded with shimmer. They both come in a bottle of 10 ml, are around 3 euro and look very much like the Catrice nail polish bottles. The brush of these are wide and flat, but not very flat. The two other nail polishes from this collection are a gold metallic one and a black with grey glitter.

 

 

Jacob’s Protection is a blackened blue base infused with glass flecks with colours such as blue, silver pink, purple and green. The multi coloured flecks are amazing and that’s why I fell in love with it. The dark base is almost black so the overall colour is darker than you might think. However when the light hits it, you see a stunning effect of all the little flecks. Jacob’s Protection is very opaque, if you want to go for a perfect finish you need two coats. The formula is a bit tricky in all honesty, it’s on the thick side, so be sure to not make a goopy mess like I did on my middle finger.

 

 

 

Alice Had a Vision-Again is a darkened purple with glass flecks. You can see colours like green, pink, purple, silver and even some light blue. It’s basically the same idea as Jacob’s Protection but with a purple base. The first layer is quite sheer but it’s all good with a second coat. The formula is a bit different, less thick and more forgiving. The finish is also a bit more glossy and the base looks like a jelly. The base is less dark too, the purple shade is stronger. Again, a gorgeous nail polish because of that gorgeous shimmer!

 

 

The look of both nail polishes is amazing, I love it when they use glass flecks as a shimmer, it’s so much prettier. The formula however is a bit tricky especially Jacob’s protection. However for 3 euros you can’t really complain too much because I would get it any way despite the formula. I would recommend a topcoat on these nail polishes because dark colours like these tend to look dirty after a while. Also they can benefit from some glossyness in my opinion. Both shades are totally amazing, it depends what you prefer as colour, but I love both!

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  1. Oh these are actually quite pretty–very subtle. I like it! Especially Alice Had a Vision-Again (funny name :P)

  2. Alice had a vision vind ik erg mooi!

  3. Waauw, ze zijn echt mooi!!
    Super fijne foto’s ook!

  4. Ze zijn beide echt prachtig!

  5. Wauw ik vind ze beide echt prachtig! Ben dol op Twilight!

  6. Ik vind ze beide erg mooi :) Wel jammer van de formule..

  7. I love the flakes as well; these do seem deep and dramatic like the Twilight series. I’m looking forward to seeing it, though I’m not sure whether I’ll wait for Netflix vs theatres :)

  8. Beide lakjes hebben wel iets, vind vooral Alice had a vision again erg mooi vanwege de finish en daar kan je vast prachtige Galaxy nails mee maken!

  9. These look really pretty. I like nail polish with sparkle in it. The purple based one is my fave

  10. I can’t say I’m blown away by the polishes but I’m glad to see they are not scheer.

  11. Prachtige lakjes, ik denk dat ik ze wel ga kopen :)

  12. Die paarse omg die wil ik zo graag! Prachtig :D

  13. Wat een speciale kleurtjes! Wat jammer van de substantie van het eerste lakje!

  14. Wat een prachtige kleurtjes!!

  15. i really love the purple one!
    unfortunatly i haven’t been able to find them.. really hope they still have the purple one when i can go again..

  16. black nail polishes with twist! love them. ;)

  17. These two are adorable! I love the flakes!

  18. I like them both! A great alternative for black.

  19. Wat een donkere lakjes! Ik hou daar zelf wel van, maar minder van de shimmer erin. Ben trouwens ook helemaal niet fan van Twilight, ik vind het idee gewoon niet zo. Blij te lezen dat er nog iemand is met mijn mening! :) Ik vind Alice has a vision de mooiste kleur van de twee, dus moest ik die kleur tegenkomen zou ik ze wel durven meenemen. Voor de prijs moet je het alleszins niet laten hé! Wel jammer dat de formule van de lakjes een beetje lastig is, want ik ben niet zo sterk met nagellak haha!

  20. Ik vind ze ook wel mooi bij nader inzien :D

  21. Ik vind de kleuren wel mooi, maar ik ben zelf niet zo van de schitters en shimmers op de nagels. Ben dan ook al wat ouder he? :)

  22. LOVE die lakjes :D
    hoop dat ik ze straks kan scoren want ze zijn hier nog nergens te krijgen >.<

  23. Echt wat voor mijn zusje :-)

  24. de donkerblauwe is heel mooi :)

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