essie is the go-to nail varnish brand for make-up junkies, industry experts and fashion icons all over the world. The brand aims to inspire a love for the manicure experience with its salon-worthy formula and innovative nail polish shades.
Our founder Essie Weingarten debuted 12 shades in Las Vegas, Nevada in pursuit of one goal: to help women feel special and to give them the perfect manicure. Some of the original shades are still in the range today – shop bordeaux and blanc now.
essie is a cult favourite amongst celebrities and fashion designers making numerous appearances on the catwalk, red carpet and even down the aisle — shop ballet slippers, allure, and mademoiselle.
Discover over 100 witty named nail colours, making it easy to find the perfect shade for any occasion… and for the trendsetters, make sure to keep an eye on essie’s limited edition collections. They launch a selection of seasonal shades throughout the year available for a limited time only. Shop collections now.
Looking for a high shine gel finish? Try essie’s two-step system ‘Gel Couture’ which works without a base coat and a UV lamp. Needing a break from harsh nail treatments or simply in need of some TLC? Try Treat Love & Colour, our colour and care formula which delivers stronger nails in just one week, 65 percent less peeling and 35 percent less breakage†. Whether you need soothing oil for dehydrated cuticles, a strengthener for dry, brittle nails, or a long-lasting top/base coat combo, essie has the perfect nail care treatments for you.
Last but not least, don’t forget to shop our nail kits, they make the perfect present for a special someone.
*Clinical study – 50 participants 2022
**Based on value sales 16/02/22 to 16/02/23
†Clinical evaluation, 54 people, 2016.