Essie- Mesmerize is a beautiful deep, yet somehow bright blue creme released in Essie's 2009 Spring Collection. I've seen some describe it as a Royal or Cobalt Blue. And I definitely agree!
Wear on this polish was fantastic! No tip wear for at least 3 days and I didn't have any problems with chipping. I know 3 days doesn't sound that long, but just to set things straight, I'm not one to leave polishes on for more than 2-3 days. So it's good for me.
Formula was a good, though I did have a little problem with streaking. 3 coats were required to get it evened out on the nail. So coverage was a little iffy in my opinion for the same reason. I will call it the streak. XD
As expected with super pigmented and dark polishes, I did have minor staining. But that's nothing a little buffing or a better base coat couldn't fix!
Essie Mesmerize is still available for purchase as it is part of the Essie Permanent Collection. I highly suggest it, especially for the 4th of July and winter nails. It is a staple and my collection wouldn't be complete without it.
Thank you for reading an I hope you enjoy!
*Polish purchased by me. Review shows my personal opinion and should be taken as such. I am not a professional.*