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      06.07.2013 12:50
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      a well priced but good quality nail varnish which does dry quickly and lasts well

      I love wearing nail varnish and over the years must have tried almost every brand out there and have tried expensive ones as well as cheapo varnishes with varying results. I have found that varnishes costing less do not necessarily mean they are inferior so have no hesitation is looking out for budget ones.

      Whilst doing my grocery shopping last week I ended up looking at George at Asda's nail products (as you do!) and was amazed at the range of colours available in this Quick Dry range. I am certain that there is a a a colour to suit most people ranging from black through to pale pink including all the fashion colours for the summer which include orange and pale blue.

      Each bottle contains 5g and the price is well priced in my opinion at £1.75. The only problem I had was which shade of purple to go for! Whilst thinking about it I ended up in the aisle where they had certain beauty products reduced due to packaging and I managed to find a great colour for just £!.

      I am used to using slightly larger sized bottles so was a little concerned how good the brush would be but, once the bottle had been untwisted I need not have worried because it was just the right size and the polish was easy to apply with accuracy.

      I could have got away with using just one coat but gave it a second one as I was going out for the evening. The second coat intensified the colour and the slight sheen finish became more apparent. The drying time was quick but not super-quick but I do not have any complaints about this.

      I have been wearing my latest application of nail varnish for three days now and there is only a slight amount of wear and tear and only a slight chipping on one nail which is great because I use my fingers all the time!

      I would recommend giving this polish a try because it is easy to apply, just the right consistency, lasts well and is available in so many colours. I will definitely re-purchase!

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      27.06.2013 11:29
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      fab nail polish - I want more!

      With the weather being a bit nicer lately I have been wearing sandals which means both hands and feet need to be painted at all times! I've been treating myself recently and going to the nail salon to have my nails repainted and refilled but lately I've been a bit disappointed with the variety of colours and have been bringing my own vibrant colours for them to use. I was in Asda initially looking to buy some dessert when on my way to the till I passed the cosmetic aisle and the nail polishes caught my eye as there was such a wide range of colours and shades available! As much as my sister tried to talk me out of it (apparently I have lots of nail polish as it is!) I ended up buying two polishes - no.8 colour called blue lagoon and no.22 a colour called jeopardy which is a orange-ish/coral colour.

      They come in a cute little bottle, really tiny at 5ml which is more than ideal for carrying in a handbag and look absolutely tiny in amongst my collection of nail polishes. I used the blue lagoon first, and wss pleasantly surprised ad the brush is quite thick and bigger than I expected for a small bottle and so is still easy to use in smooth strokes for a nice application and doesn't look too streaky on my nails. The polish is a good thick consistency, not watery or runny and does give a nice even coverage but 2 coats is most definitely recommended from me for a nice look.

       In terms of quick dry however I wouldn't give this product full stars as I find it takes the same amount of time to dry as any other nail polish on the market! I used it at the nail salon where the professionals used it and I was still sat in front of the dryer for 10-15 minutes before I could leave with smudge free nails! In terms of longevity of wear it is brilliant as I've had it on for over a week with no chipping/fading but that could be to do with the brilliant top coat the nail lady put on to protect it!

      The polishes each costs £1.75 which is a bit pricey for such a teeny tiny bottle but I do think the quality is good and George have come up trumps with this one. There are such fab colours in the range to choose from, it was hard for me to narrow it down to just 2 and if applied well they give a glamorous professional look that I have received lots of compliments which of course I took graciously :-) as the name "quick dry" is a bit misleading I will knock off one star but this really is a great nail polish so I would definitely recommend this!

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      03.08.2012 19:12
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      A great range of colours at a great price

      I love to have my nails painted but I find I have problems getting the nail varnish to dry properly on my nails, the only nail varnish I found that dried on my nails was Rimmel 60 seconds nail polish. As I knew a quick drying polish had worked on my nails I decided to try this one when I saw it next to the Rimmel one in Asda.

      As this is a George product it is only available from Asda, there must be about 30 - 40 different shades so there is a really great choice and at £1.75 a bottle I think the polish is great value. I bought a purple colour from the range originally but have since bought a couple of other colours.

      The bottle contains 6mls of product and is a small glass bottle which is wider at the bottom than at the top and then the lid is made of black plastic and is as wide as the top of the bottle and then gets wider as it goes up so the whole thing is a sort of egg timer shape.

      The nail varnish is a good consistency, it is thick enough to give a good coat and not look see through but it isn't so thick it ends up gloopy. The brush is on the underneath of the lid like most nail varnishes are and the brush is thin enough that you can get a good line around the edge of your nails. I have found that this nail varnishes takes about 10-15 minutes to dry properly on my nails but then my nails never seem to like nail varnish.

      I always put a base coat under my nail varnishes so I have never had any staining to my nails from this and I always put a top coat over so have found this varnish lasts quite well on my nails as long as it has dried properly before I start using my hands.

      I recommend this nail varnish and am going to buy some more of the range soon, the only drawback for me I the drying time but like I say this could be my nails.

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      26.07.2012 21:49
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      A great value selection of nail varnishes that won't break the bank

      At first I dismissed these thinking that they were likely to be poor quality but then I found out that my sister had some and thought that they were good. The next time I was in Asda I picked one up and since then I often find myself adding one or two of these to my trolley. I'd say about half of all my nail varnishes are George ones because they are so cheap at £1.75 and have a good range of colours.
      As expected from the price, they are not the best varnishes out there, but they are acceptable quality and I am certainly happy with those that I have. As promised they are quick dry, very quick dry at that so there's no hanging around with them. I find that the quality varies depending on the colour/type of varnish. The metallic ones are the best and I can get away with one coat in some, with the brighter colours being slightly thinner and therefore I use two coats of these. The range of colours is excellent; there are pastels, brights, metallics, nudes, and deeper darker colours.
      The varnish comes in a cylindrical shaped bottle that cinches in at the middle meaning the lid is easy to grip. The bottle itself is transparent glass and you can easily see which colour you are grabbing. The brush is a generous size and I find application is easy with it.
      I was really surprised to find that these were such a good value range in terms of the quality you get for your money. Even better is the fact that they are occasionally on offer (just recently they were £1!).

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      05.07.2012 16:20

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      I like the range of colours and the price but I find it very sticky to put on and don't go on well unless u do it very thick

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      12.06.2012 11:48
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      A good nail varnish if you're not fussy about repainting a couple times a week...

      As I said before I've got a lot of nail varnishes in my collection, so I decided to review a couple of them. A few months ago I got into Asda's nail varnishes, was quite shocked when I saw George do a make-up range - seemed a bit bizarre, but then again - it's quite cheap so I was more than happy to give it a go and picked up a couple of different coloured bottles - to add to my collection.

      ~*~ George at Asda ~*~

      So you'd normally think the George just makes clothes, however they've developed a make-up range in store and now you can get George branded make-up. From nail varnish, to foundation, blusher and lipgloss. So now when you're doing your shopping, you can pick up a bit of something to treat yourself as well, because it's not an expensive thing to pick up either - it's a cheap treat on a shopping day.

      ~*~ The Nail Varnish... ~*~

      I'm not overly fussy when it comes to nail varnish really, but I'll not lie to you, this varnish just generally looks cheap on the shelf. I know it is cheap, but it doesn't make an effort to make itself look any classier than it actually is, so you know what you see is what you'll get so it's not trying to fool you into thinking it's amazing when it's not quite going to blow you away. I mean it's an easy to handle bottle, not got any complaints with unscrewing the bottle and finding the brush still stuck to the bottle instead of the lid - which I've had on other things!

      It comes in a nice range of colours actually, you can get most colours from the bits you'd need for a manicure, to some nail crackle ranges, up to your metallic colours. My favourite nail varnishes are the solid colour ones - I will wear them on the ends of my fingers for my manicures and just when I feel like making a statement, my only complaint about the range of colours is the fact that they aren't really all that bright. I went to Asda at the weekend actually, to look for a bright blue - and the brightest they had was navy, I think when you're looking for colours it's pot luck to be honest sometimes they have what you need, sometimes you could be disappointed.

      The quality of this nail varnish is not great but it's cheap what do you expect, it will take two coats of the darker colours to make it look solid. I did have one coat on the other day when I was using a nice teal green, but it chipped so easily I had to put on a second coat - but it still didn't last very long before it started chipping again. It's quite a thin nail varnish, so I don't know what I was expecting - the more metallic colours are a little better actually. Admittedly you need three coats of the metallic ones because they are really thin on your nails, but they last without chipping for four or five days - where the solid colours will last a day or two at the most without chipping - which I hate, can't stand my nails chipping and looking messy so soon after I've painted them!

      Make sure as a warning, if you're using the darker colours - to put a base coat on underneath, especially with the dark teal colour because I now have a green tinge to my nails, and well it just looks awful, I've had to rub at it like mad to get it off and file the tops of my nails. It's not worth it when you can just put a base coat on. The other colours the metallic ones and the paler ones aren't as bad, but anything dark or solid colours are bound to stain your nails.

      This nail varnish is actually quite quick to dry, which is a bonus with some of the colours since you need to apply lots of it to get a decent colour. It comes off pretty easily as well, well the top layer does - as I say if it's a dark or solid colour you might find it's not as simple to get the rest off, but the metallic colours will come off really easily, it's almost disappointing because it makes you realise just how thin the nail varnish actually is. Regardless though I will still keep buying it, because it's cheap and with a few coats it does look nice for a few days - and really considering I only get chance to wear it at the weekends when I'm on placement, a few days is all I need. Though the strengthening top coat they sell in the same range isn't too bad really, it'll stop a bit of chipping if you put some over the top of whatever colour you pick.

      ~*~ Price and Availability ~*~

      This is available in Asda, surprisingly! This particular variant of the brand varies in price, at the moment (12.06.12) is £1.75 - but a few weeks ago it was on offer at £1 a bottle so keep an eye open when you're in the supermarket, it's not the best nail varnish in the world but it's by no means the worst either so give it a chance, because well I'm probably just being fussy after all!

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        28.05.2012 11:33
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        A cheap but nice nail varnish from George of Asda. Comes in many shades

        I normally have my nails painted at a Salon but in the interest of saving money I have started to do my own. In today's market you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to colours and you can now even get foils and colour effect nail varnish.

        George Quick Dry Nail Varnish:

        My Findings:

        As I'm not the most patient of people I always opt for the quick option, I love having my nails painted in any colour really but as it was costing me £20 every other week I decided to start doing my own to save money.

        George at Asda offer a large range of cheap nail varnishes, it really is hard to pick just one! I ended up getting several colours. In the quick dry range they have around 40 colours so you will easily find a colour to suit. They also have a new colours coming out and a special 'Brit' range to celebrate the Jubilee and Olympics.

        The colours I have tried are -

        * Buttercup Shine (Yellow) - This needed several coats to get the colour from the bottle
        * Boom (Navy) - Only 2 coats and colour was brilliant.
        * Nightmare (Silver) - This one seemed to take forever with coat after coat!
        * Hoax (Purple shine) - Stunning colour and one of my favourite again a few coats needed.
        * Superhero (Deep red) - Nice and bright, only 2 coats needed.

        This range I think is rather good the lighter colours really need several coats which can take up a little time waiting for each layer to dry first. The darker colours I have found to work very well and you can normally get away with two coats.

        The consistency of these nail varnishes are pretty much standard not being overly thick or too watery. They come in 5ml glass bottles which really don't seem a lot yet you will be surprised with just how long they last even though you have applied hundreds of coats!

        I really like the brush with these varnishes as the handle is small I'm able to achieve more control, so less for me to tried up around the nail afterwards. The varnish coats well to the brush so you need to tap some of the excess off, then I'm able to swoop three strokes over my nail and it is all covered neatly.

        Drying time I have found to be around 2 minutes, however if I have to apply a few coats to my nail it can take a round 5 minutes before I can start using my fingers again! For some of the colour I think it is worth the wait as they really do look nice afterwards and have a lovely shine to them

        Normally for me I apply a top coat so it helps with the no chipping as there is nothing worse than painting your nails for them to chip straight away! But if I don't use a top coat (sealer) on there own have found to chip the very next day. So I really think to aid the longevity you really need a top coat.

        Like with all nail polishes/varnish the smell isn't all that pleasant so I would recommend you do it near an open window or outside if the weather is nice.

        Price and Availability:

        When George started to do these nail varnishes they were a bargain £1.00, however just like everything else the price goes up. It then went to £1.50 and is now currently priced at £1.75; I hope they don't put them up any more.

        Overall:

        Overall for the price I can not really complain, they have a good range of colours, drying time is average and the brush is easy to control. These have saved me a lot of money now so I'm glad I took a change and purchased a few.

        Only down side is the light colours need a lot of coats and you do need a sealer after painting. Other than that these are excellent little varnishes and I fully recommend giving them a go.

        Four out of five stars from me.

        Thank you for reading.


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          24.06.2011 18:46
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          Ideal product for the super savvy!

          When doing the weekly shop, my trolley always seems to lead me down the make up aisle in my local Asda. Normally, I choose a few items which have been reduced from brands such as Maybelline and Rimmel, but I noticed that an Asda's own make up range has been designated its own stand, where the quick dry nail varnish caught my eye. Coming in an array of colours,there is a shade to suit everyone, and for a mere £1.75, it hardly touches the bank,let alone break it.

          The packaging is very simplistic, with a simple black screw lid,and with a transparent glass base, so you can easily see the colour of the nail varnish and how much of it you have left. The 5ml bottle is the perfect size as it is not too small to hold,yet not too large either.The brush itself is relativley sturdy and not too soft like some other nail varnish brands have.

          When applied to the nail, it initially appears to be a very thin coat,but one coat is more than enough. It dries almoast instantly so pretty polished nails would be achievable in under a minute, even with several coats! After the initial application, it took a whole 2 weeks for it to start to chip and to need correcting, which was amazing considering I am constantly washing my hands and gardening. It was as simple to remove as it was to put on.

          This nail varnish exceeded my initial expectations massively, and at £1.75 I will be sure to purchase more to add to my collection!Price and quality at its best!

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          09.06.2011 19:42
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          A cheap nail varnish that's just as good as the more expensive ones!

          I bought one of these a few weeks ago because I couldn't find the colour I wanted in any other make. The colour I wanted was a medium brown, which is so on trend for this summer. It cost me £1.75 for a 5ml bottle of nail varnish, which although it's small I think is still a really good price. I also noticed today that these nail varnishes are on sale for £1 until July 18th. There is a good range of colours from dark blues and purples to bright pinks and oranges. The range also includes some more unusual colours such as green and yellow as well as the more common pinks and blacks. Some colours have a nice shimmer to them whereas some are vert matt. Personally, I wanted to buy nearly every one of them as they are such lovely colours.


          To be honest I wasn't expecting much from a George nail varnish that costs just £1.75. The screw lid is very easy to remove and secure back on. The nail polish is very easy to apply with the brush, so no complaints there. I found that after one coat the colour was better than I was expecting but I decided to give it two coats anyway. It would have been fine with one but two coats just made the colour stand out a bit more. The first coat was touch dry, ready for its second coat within a minute so they really weren't lying when they said 'quick dry'! The end colour was lovely, exactly how it looked in the bottle.


          What surprised me most about this nail varnish was that it lasted better than most, despite being the cheapest make I have come across. It wasn't until the third day of wearing it that one or two chips appeared, and even then they weren't really noticable. I kept the nail varnish on for a week altogether. I then found that it is very easy to remove with nail varnish remover, just the same as any other nail varnish. I have used the nail varnish again a couple of times since then with consistently good results.


          Overall, I cannot find fault with this product. It is cheap, there is a lovely range of colours, it is easy to apply and remove, it looks great and it lasts! This is my new favourite make of nail varnishes and I would recommend it to all of you. Five stars from me!

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            06.05.2011 19:15
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            You Can Change Your Nails Eveyday At This Price.

            I let George do my nails.


            I have so many nail polish bottles that I keep them in two shoes boxes!, I don't buy them often as with three children there is always something needing money more than my feet. I am very lucky and my lovely mum buys me lots usually in a gift set so I get four or five at once.

            I have seen the George makeup range in my local Asda store before but I haven't really stopped to look until a few months ago when the nail polish range caught my eye, they had some fabulous bright and citrus shades which are rather on trend at the moment.
            The price of the polish is only £1.75 so I decided to treat myself to a couple. I picked up a gorgeous bright pink with an Orange tone and a pale Pink colour.

            The polish comes in a clear bottle with a tall black screw lid with the brush attached and the bottle contains 6ml of polish.
            Before applying I did the usual and shook the bottle and screwed the black lid off, I was pleased that the brush was quite neat and long rather than the short stubby varieties that you can get with lower priced brands.
            The polish looked quite thick when it was on the brush and not weak as I had actually expected, unfortunately when I put the polish on it was actually quite watery in consistency and did not go on as a block of colour and was very patchy. I decided to reserve judgement until the colour dried as some polish does look better when dry.
            I completed both hands and was very disappointed with the result as not one nail looked evenly coated and I was wearing a base coat that evens out the nail base so I knew that this patchy look was down to the polish and not my nails.
            It did dry really quite quick and I then went on and applied another coat and this did improve the colour, it looked more like the colour on the bottle and also made the nails move even in colour and as it was the pale shade I was able to just use two coats to get a good even colour. My nails dried to quite a nice shine as well and this did last although I do always wear a top coat.

            I did notice that after a day or two the polish was slightly chipped in places and I think that this might have been worse had I not applied a top coat, however with just a few touch ups I did wear the polish for the best part of a week.
            I have also used the brighter colour and strangely enough this colour applied well with just one coat although I did have to apply three coats to get the colour to look vibrant and have a shine.

            Removing the polish was easy enough and I found it no more difficult to remove than any other polish and while most don't leave a stain on your nails the dark ones may so you should always use a base coat. This will help the colour go on smoother but also protects the nails from staining.

            I have since purchased a four more shades in the polish range as they almost every colour under the sun and add new ones to reflect fashion such as darken green and the fluorescent colours. If you do like to follow fads or trends it's a great way to keep up with them and you wont worry when it goes out of fashion at that price.

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              17.06.2010 16:41
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              A good quick drying varnish with a great range of colours

              Now that the summer is here I have been looking around for some nice bright and colourful nail varnish but as I have 3 boys in the house I have to have the quick drying variety as I never really get much time to sit and allow them to dry. On a recent trip to Asda I had a bit of spare time so decided to have a look at their range of nail varnishes.

              I was initially impressed by the range of colours they have, they ranged from the dark wintry colours to the nice bright summery ones which I was after. They are clearly set out on the shelves and it is easy to see the colour choices as there are small markers showing what the colours look like when dry. I have to say that there is no real difference at all in the end colour to that of the one you can see in the bottle.

              The bottles are a good size and come in 5ml glass bottles. They all have clear glass so you can see the colour and the tops are black plastic and attached to this on the inside is the application brush. The handle on the top of the application brush which doubles up as the bottle lid is a nice chunky width which allows you to have a better hold when applying the varnish. The lids are easy to remove as they are just the usual screw turn ones.

              Application is very simple with the brush and this can be done by the recommended 3 strokes method as the brush is a good diameter this can be achieved so t cuts down on the streaky finish look. The varnish is quite thick and smooth and easy to apply. After giving my nails one cost I was shocked at how quick it did dry. Within 40 second it was dry to the touch but I was not happy with the colour so decided to give a second coat. Doing this made the colour more noticeable and gave a lovely gloss finish to my nails. The second coat also dried extremely quickly and within one minute. (Do not let on to my hubby how quick they dry as when he is home I sit for a good 10-15 minutes saying I cannot do anything as I have wet nails!).

              The bright summery colours have a good glossy finish when given two costs but the darker and shiny colours have the desired effect with only one coat and I have had a few problems with these ones as they are not as thick and they did tend to go around the nails if too much is applied to the brush.

              I have found the nail varnish does have good staying power and with me washing up around 4 times a day and forever washing my hands after nappy changes and cleaning I still manage to get a good 4 days of good looking nails before it starts to fade and ware off. I have had no flaking of the colour at all over the last 6 months of using these and I am extremely delighted with the results.

              The varnish is easy to remove, I use Tesco's own nail varnish remover and with just one or two wipes the varnish is all gone.

              Some of the colour which I have include:-

              Gambler - bright pink
              Indigo Dazzle - dark glitter purple
              Buttercup Shine - Bright yellow
              Lavender Fantasy - purple
              Prairie Green - Bright green
              Streamer - turquoise

              The nail varnishes are only available in Asda stores as they are made by George and they are priced at £1.50 which I think is a bargain price compared to other brands which claim to be fast drying.

              Overall I can only give this nail varnish range the full 5 stars despite not liking all of the colours as they are so good. They dry in under 1 minute and last for ages. They are cheap enough to have a whole collection of colours. I recommend all women who like painted nails to try these out.

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                29.07.2009 15:13
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                Does a good job for the price

                A few weeks back, Asda had their George nail varnish on offer for £1 a bottle. How could anyone say no to such a cheap bargain? I had never tried their brand before and thought it was well worth giving a go at such a low price. (Usually around £1.50 a bottle, still cheap as far as nail varnish goes. Asda tend to do many offers on their own brand stuff too so keep an eye out).

                I had a huge ball coming up and found the perfect shade (No8 Blue Lagoon) to add that final touch of glamour to the look. The colour is quite dark, and with darker colours I always apply a clear varnish for a base coat to avoid nail staining. Applied the clear, allowed it to dry and set about applying the Blue Lagoon. This is where my problems started.

                The varnish is quite thick, eve when I removed the excess on the side of the bottle; it still goes on really, 'gloopy'. This was causing huge blobs of varnish to end up all over my fingers. I set to work with cotton buds and varnish remover to tidy them up but still, my nails looked like they where painted by a four year old. I removed the varnish in an attempt to try again but it was a toughie! Eventually got it off and tried again but still, the same problem occurred. So I wondered, is it the base coat?

                Applied the varnish without the base coat and did get a slightly better coverage, but it was still going on thick! You do not need more than one coat of this shade. I am not a fan of messy painted nails but had no time to rush out and buy a different shade so it had to do. Cleaned up best I could and was thankful the ballroom was dark. When it came to removing the varnish, it was tough and left a lot of staining down the sides of my nails that took a fair bit of scrubbing to get out.

                The colour itself is a lovely, almost navy, shade of blue with a shimmer that reflect in the light nicely. If thinned out a little, it would look great.

                Had also bought No1 Silver Sparkle, which I thought would be a silver varnish. I was wrong but surprised. It is a clear varnish with silver glitter. On its own, it gives a great, lightly shimmery look. However, teamed with a plain, bright colour, it adds huge glamour and sparkle. This varnish did not go on thickly, and one coat gives a lot of sparkle! It also comes off very easy with remover.

                In all, for the price, this stuff is not bad but some bottles are better than others are. It is a great way to get funky colored nails for a low cost. If you change your nail varnish as often as you change your socks, then this brand will save you pennies! It does the job, what more could you ask for?

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                  14.05.2009 20:32
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                  If you have a decent top coat give these little cuties a go

                  After spending too much on posh nail polish i was attracted to the bright summer colours and most of all the £1.50 price tag. The bottles are only small (5mls i think) so actually these stack up at a similar kind of price to normal chemist brands such as maybelline and l'oreal. I chose a shimmer blue and a cream pale green so i could test both finishes.

                  The shimmer- It went on smoothly enough but required 3 coats to become opaque. When left to its own devices it wasnt all that quick drying and chipped.

                  The cream- Again application wasnt a problem. The brush is small enough to be detailed but still covers the nail bed. The colour became opaque in just 2 coats and was really bright and vivid. Again when left to its own device it chipped and got ridges in.

                  Both were not particularly quick drying and did chip. BUT when topped with my favourite top coat 'China Glazes-no chips' both polishes stayed put for at least 3 days. For a cheap polish you cant do much better than that.

                  The selection of colours is updated regularly. Currently the bright neons are in as well as the summer citrus colours.

                  Well worth a buy if you have a decent top coat.

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                  09.04.2009 19:45
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                  Not for me at all!

                  I love browsing through Asda stores and I have two massive stores not too far from where I live (lucky for them not so lucky for my purse lol). Quite often me and friends will go for a meal in the week and I'll always say oh can we just pop there and we always end up going and spending a few quid late at night lol! How my friends moan at me but I'm sorry I just adore shopping lol.

                  Usually in a late night shopping spree I'll buy some undies and chocolate and stuff but me and my friend I was out with a couple of weeks ago were really surprised to see 'George' had taken a new stand. A make up one, filled with all beauty must haves such as lipsticks, mascaras, foundations etc and although I wasn't game to try out any cosmetics (I only really like posh brands lol) I did get attracted by the nail polishes on offer and was mighty impressed with the vibrant, bang on trend colours and I'd wanted yellow for ages (I kid you not lol).

                  The Packaging....

                  5ml chunky glass bottle that although it has a round bottom to it it's sort of tall and squared with a lilac twist on/off lid to the top of it that holds the white plastic 'wand' with long fine white bristle brush to the bottom of it. On the front of the pot I'm told it is 'George' Quick Dry Nail Varnish and on the bottom there is a clear sticky label stuck on and on that all in small black writing I'm told the colour of the product (in my case it's Buttercup Shine), the size and recycle symbol are displayed and finally I'm told this product is exclusive to Asda and contact details for them are given. It's a nice pot, nothing flash but simple it is and you can of course see your chosen colour through the glass which I do like and approve of!

                  The Varnish Itself....

                  As soon as you first go to use the nail varnish you will notice how strong and cheap it smells. It's really strong smelling compared to alot of other brands I own though not foul or anything and not that off putting if you want to use it or anything like that but I'm not keen.

                  Consistency wise, it's not great. You definitely have to use two coats or it's patchy and that's because although when your using the polish it doesn't look really thin or drippy when your applying it it does dry thinly however....quickly as promised. Saying that with two coats you can get decent results that last about 3 days and that's without having to use a base and/or top coat though with dark colours or if determined to leave it on for a certain amount of time come hell of high water it is advisable to use a base coat to prevent unsightly staining to the nail of course. Once on my colour looks glossy and is highly visible and vibrant enough and I if I take my time I can get ok results with it.

                  Overall....

                  An ok economy buy. It's easy to apply and dries fast enough. It's great on nails that are in good, top notch condition (no ridges etc) but if you have any problems on the nails (like I do) this highlights those issues by being thin in it's consistency. Removes easily though thank goodness!

                  The range has some really fabby colours available and for me this range really is great for young girls or young ladies who are not bothered about nails looking amazing but simply want to try out the latest trends and keep their look up to date and no one is going to look too closely at their nails type of thing lol. It's ok stuff but luxury it really isn't!

                  Mine cost me £1.47 in Asda (only available in Asda). Lots of colours available (no list available online of all the colours yet so you need to browse in a store lol).

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