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No 7 Stay Perfect Nail Varnish
Boots No7 Stay Perfect Nail Varnish
Member Name: sara66
Boots No7 Stay Perfect Nail Varnish
Advantages: Nice Colours
Nail varnish is something I enjoy wearing, it is probably something I indulge in more than any other make up product, simply because I know it is not going to irritate my nails, or even skin when the odd bits get onto my skin. No 7 has so far been the best brand in the nail varnish department, that I have used, mainly because they are not as quick to chip off as many other varnishes. No 7 also have a very wide range of 'mature' colours, meaning they're not exactly bright and colourful and playful, but they are nice for wearing to work, or those special nights out, or even colours that just make you feel good.
I have used a few of the Stay Perfect range varnishes, and will review them below:
This varnish is a shiny pinkish colour. What is interesting about this varnish is that it comes with a sort of angled brush, which presumably is to make it easier to apply the varnish within the contours of your nail. The varnish and brush look very soft, and when applied looks very elegant. The brush in certain areas makes it easy to apply the varnish, but it does need to be turned around and requires use of both sides of the brush depending on what side of the nail you are painting. This can make it a bit uneven when you are getting used to this different style brush, but is not a huge problem. The colour itself blends in well with my brown skin, particularly on my toes where my skin is bit lighter, it makes my feet look pretty. This colour goes well with most of my clothes which are mostly dark colours, but it also goes well with grey and light yellow tops or dresses. This is a colour for all year round.
The varnish itself lasts three days on both toes and fingers before starting to look dull. The varnish on the toes last a couple of weeks before starting to chip away, and the varnish on the fingers, tends to last a couple of days before showing mild signs of chipping, a week or so before it starts to chip away properly. With just one layer, it doesn't really peel away as easily as when you have applied two or more coats.
This is basically red. What reminds me of a devilish red, and it really stands out. To me this is a summer colour. Much like the oyster varnish the same details apply, except for the brush, which is the normal brush you find on most varnishes, no angles. In some ways I do prefer this brush, it is just easier to apply the varnish without getting too much excess varnish onto the nail. The only other difference is that when this colour starts to chip away, it is more obvious as it is a brighter colour.
This is a colour that requires two coats for a deeper and more devilish look.
This is a colour or a non colour that I like, because it just makes my nails look shiny. It can be used as a top coat. The varnish comes with a thick brush but not angled. While it makes it easy to apply this varnish in a single brush stroke over the nail, it also collects a lot of the varnish and may leave your nail with excess varnish which makes things a bit messy sometimes. This varnish does peel off easier than the other colours for some reason, but of course as this colours peels or chips away, it is barely noticeable except to the person whose nails they are peeling from.
The nail varnishes are available in Boots at around £6.50 last time I bought them, though I did use a £5 off coupon. These are varnishes I would definitely recommend over most others as they do last longer, and they look good.
Summary: A good nail varnish