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      11.02.2014 18:23

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      Great range of neon colours. Dries really quickly, covers well with only one coat and doesn't chip easily.

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      03.01.2014 11:00
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      I would buy again

      THE PRODUCT ___________ You are reading about my experience with Rimmels 60 sec dry nail polish. It comes from the London Look range promoted by model Kate Moss. It comes in 26 different colours It has a XpressTM brush for 1 second application Dries in less than 60 second! ´Picture perfect nail colour in a flash!´ is the promise from Rimmel. Its £3.69 RRP in most stores that sell the Rimmel range, such as Superdrug, Boots, Tesco, Savers and suchlike super markets. However you can find it cheaper, or as part of deals as well. MY EXPERIENCE ______________ I actually love Rimmel products and have used them for years. Over Christmas I found a gift box of Rimmel products and decided to treat myself. The box was all ´london look´ style, using red and blacks only, and has a picture of Kate Moss on it. I was drawn to it because of the colours. I wear a lot of reds and I also love Rimmels mascaras, so I thought the box was a good buy. It contained a Rimmels wow mascara, a Kate Moss lasting Colour lipstick and a 60 sec dry nail polish in bright red. The nail polish is in an 8ml glass rounded bottle with a black coloured wand. The bottle is see through so you can see the colour you buy, with black writing on it. The promise is 60 secs to dry, with only one coat. The wand its self is long enough to reach almost the bottom of the bottle. The special ´Xpress brush´ is a think, flat bristle brush with a complete rounded egde. This is for the quick application for the cuticle area, and works very well no matter how big the nail, from thumb to little pinky. The nail polish itself is quiet thick, thicker than water... more syrup like, but this actually is still easy to apply, and doesnt leave brush marks from the strokes like I thought it would. It also means you only have to apply it once, and it does dry very quickly without going tacky at all. It is removed easily with nail varnish remover and cotton wool without staining the nails, or skin. MY OPINION __________ Well it does live up to the expectation. It dries in 60 secs, and is easy to apply. I really like the flat shaped brush, it really works to make the application neater and quicker. I think it is worth the money and the bottle will last a while and the range has a wide range of colours and glitters which I think is great. It does have a couple of downsides though, because the polish is quiet thick it does come out a bit patchy, and after wearing it after 2 days I found it was chipped. Overall it is one of the quickest and nicest colours I have found, I do love Rimmel and would def recommend this to others. I have since bought more colours of this range for myself and for my sisters as stocking fillers. 4 out of 5 stars. Thanks for reading and rating. AmyBoo

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      04.08.2013 20:18
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      Definitely a favourite!

      Price I originally bought this from Boots 3 months ago for around the price of £3.50. I have seen the prices for this product vary greatly though and this seems to depend upon popularity of colour etc. I have seen nail varnishes on the same sort of brand level as rimmel much cheaper (see the sinful colour range) but most of these are new ranges which are bit less tried and tested as good old Rimmel so a bit more of a risk! Packaging The nail varnish comes in a clear glass bottle so you can clearly see the colour of the varnish. Packaging is simple - giving the instantly recognisable rimmel logo. Ingredients that make up the product are on the back and the bottle is 8ml. Application This is one of the real advantages to this product - application is fantastic! It has a flat brush which I have seen on much more costly nail varnishes (such as YSL) which means applying this nail varnish can be done in just one/two brush strokes, meaning that it can indeed to be applied in just 1 second. I do think the claim that the varnish only needs one coat is a but far fetched however - this factor is really dependant on colour. The colour I am using is a light based colour (713 little bo peep) so does need two coats to be absolutely certain. However as application is so easy putting on an additional coat really isn't too much of a bother! The varnish is of a thick consistency though and does give good coverage so I can imagine for some of the more bold colours - perhaps one coat is all that is necessary. In respect of the drying time, 60 seconds is fairly realistic and I haven't had any issue with smudging or 'glooping' of the second coat! Results Results are as expected - easy and quick application, great colour. The polish lasts about 12-24 hours before chipping (depending on level of activity)! I was also pleased with the matte finish the polish gave - I'm sure you could put an overcoat on if you wanted a more shiny look. All in all I will definitely be 'dipping' into this range again on the different colours (of which there are many)! Good value but I think it's worth waiting for a 3 for 2 to get that extra bit of value. Saying this I wouldnt recommend bulk buying this too much - as the varnish is of a thick consistency it has become fairly gloopy after only a few months. This may have more to do with my method of storing however - keeping it in the fridge may help this!

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        29.06.2013 17:36
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        A half decent nail varnish

        I go through quite a lot of nail varnish as I paint my finger nails on a regular basis. For this reason, I have quite a selection of different brands and colours so I can choose whatever I fancy when I come to paint my nails again. One brand I own is this Rimmel 60 second nail varnish. This nail varnish is quite widely available to buy from places like Boots and Superdrug and can cost between £2 - £4 a bottle depending on where you buy it from. There are over 20 shades to choose from in this range and this review will be based on the Rapid Ruby shade. The nail varnish comes inside a round bottle and the black screw top lid also acts as the handle for the application brush. The product name and '60 seconds' is printed on the front in bold writing and the bottle is transparent so you can see the nail varnish shade inside. The brush has a good amount of soft bristles. I find that applying the nail varnish is quite an easy task as a couple of strokes down each nail provide a nice and even coverage. The consistency of the nail varnish is good and not too thin which means I only need to give my nails one coat to get a good colouring, I prefer nail varnishes that only require coat, even if they are faster drying nail varnishes as it makes the whole nail painting task a lot quicker than when you have to apply another coat. The selling point of this nail varnish is the 60 second drying time that it claims to have. I have never timed how long it takes to dry, I do find it's quicker than normal nail varnishes to dry but I definitely wouldn't say that it's bone dry after just a minute, it still feels a bit sticky but it's definitely dry in a few minutes so it is a lot quicker than other nail varnishes. Maybe they call it 'fast drying' instead of 60 seconds! The Rapid Ruby shade of this is gorgeous, usually I'm more of a different shade of pink kind of gal, but this has a lovely deep red, almost brown colour to it and is lovely to wear as a change to the norm. The finish that the varnish gives is nice and the red/brown colour has a nice shine to it without it being over the top. I find that the nail varnish doesn't last particularly well, after a few days the first couple of chips appear and a day or two after that, I find it's time to remove it because it starts to look a little silly. I don't think this is too bad in comparison to some other brands but I would prefer if it lasted a little longer. If you can get this nail varnish at the lower end of the price scale, I would definitely recommend it. The 60 second drying time is a little off but it is still quick to dry, the Rapid Ruby shade looks gorgeous once dried and it lasts well for a few days. I'd prefer it to last a little longer but that's just my personal preference as I don't like having to remove and reapply more all that often.

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          14.06.2013 01:42
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          The only good thing I found is it dries in the 60 seconds

          =Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish= I am so easily distracted by make up products, and when I saw this 60 second Nail Polish from Rimmel I thought it would be brilliant for my holidays, as I could literally paint and go. So I treated myself to a Red colour. =Price and Availability= I brought mine from Boots and paid £3.69 for it. It is an 8ml bottle. =Base Coat= I normally put a clear base colour on first when using darker colours, but I wasn't sure whether that would hinder the 60 second drying process, so I thought try without. =The Bottle= The bottle was a clear bottle, and you could see the colour clearly, with the brush being in the lid, pretty standard with most nail polishes, on the bottle is claims including, "Xpress flat brush", "1 sec application" and "up to 5 times stronger nails". I had not painted my nails before going on holiday as I didn't want to risk chipping it on the cases or biting it off whilst waiting for the cases. =The Trial= All sorted, relaxed, so a bit of time to do my nails before dinner, I applied the first coat to each nail, it was longer than one second, with thumb and middle finger, I ended up using the three stroke approach middle then the sides, after doing all the nails, the one coat just did not look at all good. It looked like I had used one of my daughters felt pens to colour away. =60 seconds= I think they did dry within the 60 seconds, as by the time I had got to the last nail they were all dry, so that I was pleased with, =2nd coat= I had to apply a 2nd coat to the nails and with this there was an immediate improvement, equal coverage, and a good colour. =Time= I was hoping that as I had put a 2nd coat on it, and was not doing anything that would involve using my nails that the polish would last a week, as I only had a few nail polish remover pads, which aren't brilliant. =2 days later= I couldn't believe it the nail polish was just so chipped, I really don't think that there was more than 2 nails that had not chipped. =Came off= I took the polish off, washed my nails, made sure they were perfectly dry, just in case there had been a trace of soap or grease the first time. =take two= Clean nails, check, nail polish check, Vodka and Coke - no thats later! - So painted them again, taking care just in case it was something that I had done previously. =Chip, Chip, Away we go= Not even 24 hours and the nail polish was chipping. =3rd Time= I waited till I got back to the UK, tried with a base coat, to see if that made a difference and no the nail polish chipped again on me, =Choice of Shades - Should you want to try= There are currently over 20 shades within the range, and they have funky names such as shocker, Rapid Ruby, Green with Envy. to name but a few. =Stockists= The nail polish is available at Boots and superdrug as well as other online retailers, and I paid £3.69 for mine. =Would I recommend= I am sorry to day I could not recommend this nail polish, I tried 3 different times to apply the nail polish, to allow any errors i may have done to be rectified, but no it was not for me. =I will give it 2 stars= That is 1 star for the names given to the colours and the 2nd star for the fact that it appeared to dry within 60 seconds.

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          10.06.2013 10:00
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          Great varnish.

          I adore Rimmel products, in particular these nail polishes. I buy these from a local chemist and own, coral lilac and turquoise. Here is my review. Formulation The formula is quite thick, meaning two coats is plenty. Unlike some similar nail polishes this does not stain the nails once removed so no bottom coat is required - however as with all varnish this does make it sit much better. The colours are all nice and bright too meaning you will get noticed. The best part is that this polish actually dries in 60 seconds. I will paint one hand do the next and will be ready to put my second coat on the first hand. The formula can dry quite quickly though if the lid is not closed fully so be careful of this. Nobody wants lumpy varnish. Staying Power I have terrible luck with varnish and always find it to chip or flake so I always apply a topcoat and when I do this can happily last me three full days. Without this will only last a couple of hours before chipping (but as stated I have terrible luck). This is not the type of varnish you could pop on on a Monday and leave all week. Brush This is the reason I adore this varnish. It has a huge brush, it is a least twice as thick as other polishes and this makes application so easy. Two strokes on each nail and the work is done, no lumps and no mess at the sides, just leaving a nice glossy finish. Price This cost me £2.99 from the chemists but there are many deals to be had online and also in larger cosmetic stores. In conclusion I will be adding to my collection, and wished I had all the colours.

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          24.05.2013 12:55
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          4 stars

          I don't often wear nail varnish but if I'm going to a wedding or something special I like to do my nails. One of the main reasons I don't do them is that I dislike having to wait for them to dry. When I saw this one is supposed to dry faster I couldn't resist buying it. I bought it in a lovely pastel pink which is really tasteful and goes with lots of my outfits. I noticed that there were plenty of different colours to choose from and some had bits of glitter in so there was plenty to choose from, should be something for all outfits and occasions in there! It cost me £3.60 in my local chemist. I think that is about average for a nail varnish. Applying it was easy, the little brush that comes in the bottle is only small and narrow which gave me good control when putting it on my nails. It still has that strong nail varnish smell to it as you would expect. It would take about 2/3 strokes of the brush to cover my nails. I had to apply two coats. One would have been okay but I always think a second coat gives it a nicer finish. The result is lovely it's nice and shiny so really stands out and makes you feel as though you have special nails! The shade I had was true to the colour inside the bottle. It did dry much faster than my other experiences of nail varnish. I wouldn't say it was 60 seconds though more closer to 3 minutes. This may be because I used two layers, one layer may dry faster. I found that I still had to be careful what I did for about 20 minutes after applying it as any little knock would cause a dent in the varnish. So it is faster than others but still not as good as I was hoping for. It lasted a good two days before starting to look like it was past it's best and it was easy enough to remove using nail polish remover.

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          23.05.2013 19:43
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          Not so much of a time saver after all.

          I don't have a lot of patience when waiting for my nails to dry, so it was only a matter of time before I got round to trying Rimmel 60 Seconds nail polish, which not only claims that it will be dry in 60 seconds, but also that the Xpress brush contained within the lid will allow you to paint your nails in a single stroke, taking just one second. There are 22 shades to choose from - and they all seem fairly modern, with the current trends for muted pastels and for vibrant brights both accounted for in the range. The colour I'm reviewing today is Mary Mary Quite Contrary, a nice pale pastel lilac colour, with a fairly glossy finish. The bottle is as you see above, and the brush is, as usual, housed in the lid. The brush, to my untrained eye at least, doesn't look too much different from any other nail varnish brush, however, once pressed against the nail it does fan out just that little bit more, and that the bristles are a little longer, though as my fingers and nails are far from delicate, I found all fingers except my pinkies did require at least two brush strokes. The varnish itself was rather thin, and not at all gloopy, but was well pigmented so I didn't need any more than my standard two coats. I didn't find that my nails were dry in 60 seconds at all - they looked it, but a touch revealed them to still be slightly tacky. I would say it was closer to three minutes by the time these were dry enough for me to go about my business without worrying about denting or marking the polish. I did however find that once given time to properly dry, this was a fairly resilient polish that didn't chip particularly easily, even if worn without a top coat. Overall, I'm not particularly impressed with the product not living up to it's 60 seconds claim, but I do like the range of colours and the fact that this polish is hard wearing. At 3.69 it's fair value. Overall, 4 stars.

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            16.05.2013 16:44
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            Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish

            The Rimmel 60 seconds nail polishes are named incorrectly because they don't actually dry in 20 minutes. They do dry a lot quicker than some other polishes but they do take at least a couple of minutes to dry. I also think that I need at least two coats of the polish for it to look right as one coat leaves my nails looking a little bit blotchy. Depending on the colour I even sometimes need three coats. Once the colour is on and it has dried though it does look good. Once it has dried the polish looks really glossy and the colour is really vibrant. I also think it is really hardwearing and long lasting which probably isn't that surprising considering that I have two or three coats on each nail. I can apply this and leave it for two or three days and there are no chips or fading when I remove it. I always try and buy this when it is on offer as I think it is expensive when there are loads of other good nail polishes around much cheaper. It costs £3.69 in Boot's and is probably a little bit more because of the so called '60 seconds drying'. Even though it takes longer to dry than it claims and even though I need at least a couple of coats I still continue to buy it as the range has some gorgeous colours which I can't find anywhere else and they really do look pretty when they have dried. There is a colour available for every occasion and I can find one for both day and night with no problems. The sky high colour is the one that I always keep buying as I think it is the nicest one and it has a lovely sheen to it when it is on my nail and although I can find other polishes that look similar in the bottle they look different on my nails and this is the only one in this shade that actually looks like the colour in the bottle on my nail when it has dried. These are nice nail polishes and the colour selection is really good and they do look nice when dried but don't buy it expecting it to dry in the stated time as otherwise you will end up being disappointed.

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            15.05.2013 00:11
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            A very average nail varnish

            **** What is it? **** This is a nail varnish from Rimmel, which comes in 22 different shades (for a full list of shades visit the rimmel website). The colour I have is called shocker, which is a deep purple colour with a hint of shimmer. The varnish comes in a small glass bottle (12g) and has a brush applicator attached to the screw top lid. This is fairly standard for most nail varnishes. It claims to only take one minute to apply, 60 seconds to dry and only one coat is needed. At last we can all give up looking for the perfect varnish it has now been made!.... Or has it? **** Where can you purchase it from? And how much it it? **** I purchased my nail from Superdrug for £3.69, and it was on a 3 for 2 offer. You can also pick these up from most Supermarkets and chemists. ****My thoughts **** I have noticed a lot of products claiming to be miracle workers and not living up to it, and I am afraid this nail varnish is no different. It really is a pet hate of mine when cosmetic brands claim that there product is special and unique, in this case that it drys in 60 seconds, when they are clearly not. I would say this nail varnish takes a few minutes to dry and needs at least two coats to get a bright enough colour on your nails. Rimmel calls the brush applicator 'xpress', as it is only suppose to take 1 second to apply. I would say this brush is pretty standard and not really different to any other nail varnish brush I have used. It also took me around 6 seconds to apply and about three strokes of the brush per nail. I have been using the same bottle of polish for around 3 months now and one of the good things with this varnish is it hasn't started to dry up and get thicker, which means it is still usuable, unlike other varnishes I have tried, which can sometime only last a month. This varnish does chip easily and only lasts around 2 or 3 days before I need to remove it and start again. This nail varnish has the usual 'varnish' smell, which I think smells like pear drops. It is also easy to remove with nail polish remover. **** Summary **** Generally I love Rimmel products, especially there eye liners and eye shadows. But I think this nail varnish really let's them down. I do not agree with Rimmel making false claims just to sell products and because of this I would not purchase another one of the 60 second varnishes from them. I would say this is a pretty average varnish in terms of application, durability and colour. I am giving this varnish 3/5 only because I think the range of colours is brilliant and because the nail varnish is still usable after a few months of first opening.

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            13.05.2013 20:49
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            an ok cheap polish but there are better on the market

            I would usually write a blurb about why I bought this nail polish but this is one that I got for free as it was a colour I wouldn't normally wear as it is an orange colour - sunrise to be exact. However, once on the colour actually works nicely with my pale skin which was a surprise (although looking at the Rimmel site this colour no longer exists but they have a great range of fashion colours). ***The packaging** It comes in a standard nail polish bottle with a good length handle. The brush itself is quite thick so it is really easy to apply and you can cover your nails in about two coats which is good. ***The product*** Well according to the Rimmel website: "Dries so fast, you can change your nail colour every day! XpressTM brush for 1 second application Dries in less than 60 seconds Picture perfect nail colour in a flash!" Well I probably wouldn't agree with this statement. First of all you have to do two coats to get good coverage and while it does dry quickly it doesn't dry in a minute. I would say you have to wait about 2 to three minutes for it to be touch dry and of course if you have to apply a second coat that will lengthen the process (although different colours may vary in this respect). However, the brush itself is very good so it does apply quickly and easily and while it dries quickly its not in under 60 seconds. In terms of how long this polish lasts before it starts to chip well it is about standard for this price as it chips after about a day. With a good top coat you will get longer wear from it but you will only get a day or so without a top coat. ***Price*** At £3.69 on the Rimmel site - although it is usually on offer so best to look around it just edges my Collection 2000 and 17 nail polishes (see my other reviews) because it is easier to apply but only just hence the three stars rather than 2 but ideally I would give it 2.6.

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              11.05.2013 18:39
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              Tend to avoid

              I absolutely love nail varnishes and I have tried many brands in my time. This one I got when I was a little younger and didn't want to fork out much for nail varnishes. Priced around £3.69 for a small pot it is ideal when you want to try out a new colour but don't want to waste loads of money on a colour that doesn't suit. There are around 22 shades in the range and they look very attractive all lined up on the shelf in Boots so this is why they jumped out at me at the time. The product claims that you can paint your nails in superquick time in one stroke (not unless you are superhuman) and also that it dries in 60 seconds. I don't believe it does but it does dry faster than your average nail varnish which is what the line is primarily getting at. So I'm not going to go on about the whole claim too much but it does definitely dry fast. It also suggests that it only takes one coat to paint your nails. However this doesn't give a bold result and I couldn't settle with leaving my nails with only one coat. The worst thing is these chip like crazy. Most of the time they don't last 2 days if that which is truely disappointing. I'm surprised it has so many good reviews for this reason. Even with more than suggested amount on coats this doesn't really solve the problem. However, the nail varnish is easy enough to apply with the brush provided. However you do have to be quick when applying to prevent getting half dried clumpy nails. In conclusion I would recommend spending the money on a better quality product such as Rimmels pro lycra range which is better performing. My nail varnish simply doesn't which is unacceptable for me when it comes to picking a good one. Thanks for reading.

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              11.05.2013 17:35
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              A pretty range of colours but not at all long lasting

              I recently fancied some new bright red nail polish as I realised that I had lots of sensible (some may say bland) nail colours to wear to work and not a lot of bright lively colours for wearing out. Popping into my local Boots I spied a gorgeous bright red shade in the Rimmel 60 Seconds range which sort of jumped out at me. £3.69 later this lovely red nail polish was mine and I couldn't wait to get it home to try it out. Generally I wear a base and top coat with nail polish but I thought I'd try this particular nail polish without a base coat as it claimed it was a one coat nail polish that only needed 60 seconds to dry. The text across the bottle lid claimed it had an "Xpress flat brush" with "1 sec application" and "up to 5 times stronger nails". Some curious and interesting claims for a nail polish which I find has been around for a while but I hadn't got around to trying prior to now. It was easy enough to apply one coat of nail polish and to be honest it took more than 1 second to apply across each nail, so there was that claim out of the window already. When I had painted all of my fingernails I looked at them and didn't feel they looked that well painted with just one coat as per the nail polish's claims. The claim that it dries in less than 60 seconds was true though but I wasn't satisfied with just the one coat. Unfortunately I found the solo coat of nail polish started chipping within a couple of hours and by the middle of the following day my fingernails were looking quite shabby, much to my embarrassment! I would much rather go without nail polish rather than have chipped nail polish, especially with such a bright vibrant and noticeable shade as the one I had chosen. I tried again the following day with a base coat, 2 coats of the nail polish and a top coat, thinking I'd just have to try this new nail polish in my normal manner of applying nail polish as this tends to last a good 5-7 days without chipping. Imagine my surprise when less than 24 hours later I found the nail polish had chipped again. This was really very disappointing as applying a base coat and top coat pretty much always does the trick, i.e. keeps the nail polish in place without chipping for at least 5 days. I can only imagine this nail polish will last well if you don't touch anything or wash for a few days but, erm, I'm unable to do that! There are currently 22 shades in this range with some creative names such as: * Shocker * Rapid Ruby * Deliciously Dark * Sky High * Green with Envy * Pulsating * Blue Eyed Girl * Funtime Fuschia * Ready, Aim, Paint * Midnight Skinny Dip And more.... The range is stocked by Boots, Superdrug and other leading chemists. In Boots an 8ml bottle is £3.69 at the time of writing. ~RATING~ Due to these disappointing results, I'm only able to rate Rimmel 60 Seconds nail polish with a 2 out of 5. The range offers some lovely shades but the durability is poor, so I'm unlikely to buy from the range again. NB: the shade I purchased was no 310 - Red Carpet which is bright red with a slight shimmery effect. ~INGREDIENTS (FOR THOSE WHO REALLY WANT TO KNOW...)~ Ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, nitrocellulose, acetyl tributyl citrate, isopropyl alcohol, styrene/acrylates copolymer, tosylamide/epoxy resin, calcium aluminum borosilicate, polyethylene terephthalate, silica, stearalkonium bentonite, n-butyl alcohol, calcium sodium borosilicate, adipic acid/neopentyl glycol/trimellitic anhydride copolymer, stearalkonium hectorite, quaternium-18 bentonite, alumina, benzophenone-1, corallina officinalis extract, trimethylpentanediyl dibenzoate, polyethylene, polyvinyl butyral, aluminum hydroxide, phosphoric acid, methicone, aqua/water/eau, dimethicone, triethoxycaprylylsilane, trimethylsiloxysilicate, tin oxide, [may contain/peut contenir/+/-:mica, manganese violet (ci 77742), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499), d&c red no. 7 calcium lake (ci 15850), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), ultramarines (ci 77007), bismuth oxychloride (ci 77163), d&c red no. 34 calcium lake (ci 15880), ferric ferrocyanide (ci 77510), d&c red no. 6 barium lake (ci 15850), fd&c blue no. 1 aluminum lake (ci 42090), d&c black no. 2 (ci 77266), fd&c yellow no. 5 aluminum lake (ci 19140), yellow 11 (ci 47000), aluminum powder (ci 77000)].

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              02.05.2013 00:56
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              Fab colour but chips too easily.

              A rare event happened last Saturday- I went out in the evening without my children! To celebrate such an event I decided to treat myself to some nail varnish. In the knowledge that I knew I would not be left alone by my children whilst I got ready I opted for Rimmel's 60seconds (being optimistic that I would find at least one minute in peace). I purchased the 8g bottle of nail varnish for £3.69 from superdrug and there was a huge choice in colours. On the bottle it states that it has a 'one stroke Xpress brush'. The brush is slightly wider but I found that on my little finger it just was too much. I certainly had to do more than one stroke on the other nails so not really sure where the one stroke claim comes into it! . When I applied the nail varnish I found that the first layer was very uneven almost grainy so I needed to use a second coat. By using a second coat I did end up with a far better colour and finish. I do believe that Rimmel have discovered the amazing skill of stopping time as my nails certainly did not dry in 60seconds. It was quicker than other varnishes I own but not as fast as they claimed. With my brightly coloured painted nails I was careful to make sure they were dry before doing anything. Then whilst zipping my boots up I chipped a nail! The advantage of it drying reasonably fast meant I could cover up the chip so it didn't look too awful. The polish was ok for a night out but it certainly couldn't be worn to work or to an important event. My reason for this is it chips too easily.

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              30.04.2013 14:45
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              A great low cost nail polish

              **What is it?** Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish promises exactly what it's name suggests - it's a quick drying nail polish from Rimmel, which purportedly dries in 60 seconds. **Price and Availability** Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish is widely available, on the high street, in Boots, Superdrug, department stores, chemists and supermarkets, and online including Amazon and eBay. The RRP is £2.99 which is a very low price representing excellent value for money. **Looks** The range is available in a vast variety of colours from mattes to gloss, metallic to full colour or sheer. I have a gloss black nail paint, 'Black Cab', and this is a highly pigmented black nail gloss. The bottle for Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish is a round glass bottle with a black lid / handle for the brush. Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish is sold unboxed. **Painting and Decorating** It's really easy to paint your nails with Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish as the brush applicator is a good length to angle around your hands and the brush head holds just enough nail polish to cover the nail in two to three sweeps, as the brush splays out and gives a very neat edge. The fact you can paint it on with so few strokes means that you are far less likely to get streaking. With 'Black Cab', the nail polish is far too light and see through in places when one coat has been painted on so two coats is an absolute must to get the proper look from the polish. I would say that coat 1 does dry more quickly than other nail polishes, maybe not quite 60 seconds, maybe three minutes is the minimum I'd wait to paint on a second coat without making a mess, but certainly after 60 seconds it's touch-dry so it is a fast drying polish. Coat 2 however I allowed five minutes for before daring to move and use my hands normally as I was worried about smudging. So I'd say the 60 seconds is maybe more applicable for lighter one coat colours but not so much for darker pigmented fashion colours. Overall however it is a generally faster drying polish than a non speed dry polish. **Longevity** I can get a good four days out of 'Black Cab' which is excellent for such a dark colour where even one chip would mean disaster for the whole look. So for the money I am very happy with it as I have had nail polishes which cost three times as much chip on me within 24 hours especially with darker colours. You may get even longer out of Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish if you use a top coat or supplement it with a top coat a day or two in. **Removal** Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish removes easily with acetone free nail polish remover and a few cotton wool pads and I was pleased to find that with the darker fashion colours I have tried I have never had nail staining, though this may be down to my nails, and if you are prone to staining I would recommend using a base coat if you need to. I didn't, however, and my nails felt in good condition after I had removed the polish. **Recommend?** Yes, I would highly recommend the Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish, it is a good polish for the money and at the price you can afford to experiment a bit and try some new looks and new colours and styles. You can treat yourself to a new polish to match that new outfit without feeling like you have broken the bank, and because all the Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polishes I have tried have been good quality I do feel confident in buying other colours in the range. For under £3 I don't think you can ask for more from a nail polish and therefore I will give Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish a 5 star out of 5 rating based on the above review. Just goes to show you don't always need to spend the earth to get a decent quality beauty product.

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              Dries so fast, you can change your nail colour every day! XpressTM brush for 1 second application / Dries in less than 60 seconds / Picture perfect nail colour in a flash!