Discover the latest and greatest with essie Nail Polish, Play Date, Purples Collection. Since 1981, essie has been America’s leading salon nail brand, featuring hundreds of fashionable colors for every occasion. The line releases special color families each season, showcasing the hottest colors and finishes. The Purples features 13 great grapes, in pastels to rich jewel tones to suit every style. The formaldehyde free nail polish is DBP and toulene-free and apply evenly and cleanly with essie’s special bristle brushes.