Sally Hansen No More Stains Spray-On Base Coat and Hard As Nails Vitamin Strength Serum review

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Sally Hansen No More Stains Spray-On Base Coat, .375 fl oz
Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Vitamin Strength Serum, .45 fl oz

Long time coming with this review, but I do like, especially with base coats, top coats, and any nail treatments, to do a thorough review.

This is a spray-on base coat (as evidenced by the name). I do like the convenience of this, you could basically do this in your car or anywhere that you wouldn’t normally put on base coat. It has less smell than regular base coat polish, but there is a faint rubbing alcohol smell. It does dry fairly quickly and with a bit of stickiness (which I don’t mind normally). With my body chemistry, it did work well as a base coat. The only draw back I see is that it is fairly small, and priced about $9 (without tax). If I were going on a trip, I would pack this for sure.

This is an interesting nail treatment. I already have and use Hard As Nails Vitamin E Nail & Cuticle Oil (.45 fl oz), which I like and use often. The pump on this seems to be a little strange, you have to press hard to get serum out but then too much comes out. I hope I just got a defective pump. The product itself comes out like hand sanitizer and rubs in quite similarly. It soaks in fairly well, and doesn’t dry too sticky. Again, I think the small size is better suited for trips or in the car or in a purse or bag. It’s priced anywhere from $5-6.

I have used both of these products since receiving them, and I like them both. I am unsure that at $9, I would repurchase the spray on base coat though.

deborah Lippmann Take the A Train nail polish swatch + review

Gift buttonPolishes used:
deborah Lippmann Take the A Train, 1 coat and no top coat

I was so excited about this dL polish, it looks so stunning in the bottle! It’s got this grey/green shade going on that I personally love and in the bottle it looked like it might have a bit of holo shimmer. But sadly, that was not the case. I’m sure that if I had base coat on, the imperfections of my nails wouldn’t show so much, but it is a streaky formula.

Sinful Colors You Goji nail polish swatch and review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Sinful Colors, You Goji, 2 coats and no top coat

I believe this is an older Sinful Colors but it’s new to me! I picked it up when I picked up the new mattes, new cremes, and the Naughty Nudes. This went on so smoothly but holy Hera it was a stainer! 😦

P.S. Have you joined the group Sinfully Polished Nails yet? It is the place to go for all SC related hauls, stashes, news, upcoming events, etc.

Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polishes Rise Up, Class Act, Wild Card POC swatches by Jackie

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Polishes used:
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Rise Up
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Class Act
Sally Hansen Mega Strength Wild Card

Hi everyone! Today we have the first of POC/WOC nail polish swatches from Jackie at http://instagram.com/jackiebodick. If you haven’t checked out my post about this POC/WOC swatch project, please do so! If you’d like to see my swatches, you can do that as well. Wait until you see Class Act on Jackie, it’s giving me heart eyes over here. ❤

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Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria swatch + review

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria, 2 coats over black

I am excited for two things: it’s Sally Hansen week and I have a project coming up that’s been in the works for some time that I get to share with you!

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria bottle shot | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I don’t know if this is an older polish or a newer polish; all I know is that I was wandering Target beauty aisles (as one does) and came across it. I really wanted to love it because, damn. Look at it in the bottle!

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria over black | Be Happy And Buy Polish

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Plum Euphoria over black close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I did use this by itself but there was literally almost no difference between over black and not, except over black is a bit richer. Yes, it’s pretty but not as pretty as I thought it would be. Womp womp.