1 coat of Sally Hansen Mega Strength Hardener
3 thin coats of Sally Hansen Mega Strength Persis-tint
1 coat of Sally Hansen Mega Strength Ultra Shine Top Coat
Oh my goodness! I picked up 6 more of the Sally Hansen Mega Strength polishes yesterday (have you seen my review yet of the others?) and they are flipping gorgeous. I can’t wait to show you. But for now, let’s check out how my wear test on Persis-tint did! First a reminder of how Persis-tint looked the first day:
A few notes on application: I did have quite a few bubbles showing in my manicure, so that’s something to be aware of. Also, the top coat is NOT a quick dry top coat and as such, it took forever to dry!! But once it dried, it was like iron.
This is how my manicure looked after 5 days, which included working out, showering, washing dishes, changing diapers, shoveling snow, and all sorts of other activities. As you can see, I had a couple of chips, some tip wear, and one nail was trying to start peeling off – but overall, really held up well! Especially since I’ve been having a hard time with nail polish lately.
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in Wild Card
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in Rise Up
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in She-Ro
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in Class Act
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in Slay All Day
Sally Hansen Mega Strength nail polish in Persis-tint
Hey everyone! I just got back home from a super relaxing and super needed staycation weekend. I realized it has been 3 years, 11 months [not that I counted or anything] since I’ve gone anywhere without at least 1 kid attached to me and that’s just too long! I know you’re here for swatches of the newest Sally Hansen Mega Strength polishes though, so we will chit-chat at another time. 😀
First though, I want to talk about this brush. I love brushes like this because they are literally perfect for my nail: covers my whole nail in three strokes, and doesn’t get fussy at the edges. I’m in love *sigh* ❤ Continue reading
Inspired Sense Peaceful Pink, 3 coats [gift]
Sally Hansen Big Dip O’Ruby, 2 coats [press sample, previously swatched]
L.A. Colors Energy Source
Nicole Diary iridescent dots
I’ve been so excited to show off all these Valentine’s Day manicures finally! I’ve had a ton of fun creating them. This series will last through the 7th, plenty of time do plan out your Valentine’s Day mani.
Sally Hansen xCrayola InstaDri Shimmering Blush, 2 coats [press sample, previously swatched]
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Smartease, 3 coats [press sample, previously swatched]
L.A. Colors Mermaid Magic Pink Pearl, 2 coats
Tonic Polish Fleurescent, 3 coats [previously used]
1 coat of QDTC
Oh my gosh, I’ve been sitting on this mani for almost 2 weeks and I’m so glad I finally get to show it to you! It’s one of my favorites that I’ve done for this Valentine’s Day series.
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Rags to Riches, 2 coats
L.A. Colors Metal Finish Crystal Pink
1 coat of QDTC
Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture eyeshadow palette
Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink in Lover
It’s my wedding anniversary! I thought I’d quickly show you my makeup and nails before I head out on a fancy date night with hubby. 🙂
I picked this up yesterday at Target on clearance for $1.49!! It’s a gorgeous, and vampy polish.
I added just a simple heart just for a touch of fun. 🙂
OPI Infinite Shine Bubble Bath, 3 coats
Illimite Koi, 2 coats [gift]
Different Dimension You’re Not Making Any Frankincense [gift]
Sally Hansen InstaDri Crayola Sheen Green [press sample, previously swatched]
L.A. Colors Glows Energy (white), Radio Active (red), Electric (fuchsia)
L.A. Colors Color Craze Circuits
2 coats of QDTC
Hey everyone! I thought that for once I’d prep a bit so that I could show you a series of manicures for Valentine’s Day! Even though a few days ago I showed you a polka dot rose manicure, I saw this manicure on instagram and decided to do my take on it. Bonus: it glows under blacklight!
I swatched this collection this week and afterwards I felt like my fingernails were gonna fall off. 😛 I am seriously impressed with the Sally Hansen x Crayola InstaDri Glam Rock collection! Every polish was two coats – but perhaps if you have longer nails than my nubs, you might need a third coat. Dry time was fast but I experienced no dragging on my second coat. Click through to see lots of pictures!