Product Type: Rimmel makeup
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A nice little nail varnish
Rimmel Nail Varnish
Member Name: hlb2009
Rimmel Nail Varnish
Advantages: Easy to apply, good price
I don't often wear nail varnish anymore as my job involves painting so I end up with paint all over my nails and it ruins the varnish but recently I have tried to take more care of my appearance and have worn nail varnish again more regularly. I like this particular brand as it applies really well and I like the finish.
=== The bottle ===
One of the reasons why I like this is that the bottle is very simple and small. I don't use it regularly so I have no need for a larger bottle and this is a perfect size to put in my make up bag when I go away for a weekend. It is round and small, I think being this shape and not very tall makes it balance fine so I don't have to worry about it tipping over when I'm applying it as it's very steady. Some of the narrow, square type nail varnish are a little wobbly but not this one.
=== Applying it ===
Application of this nail varnish is really easy. The brush is only thin which makes it easier to just apply it to the nail area only and not get any of the varnish on the skin. The wand is fairly short but the plastic lid which is where you hold it is quite long so you have a good amount of space in which to hold it. Some people make prefer to hold it higher up, some lower down depending on what is easier for them. I find the lower down the stick I hold it the more control I have. I find that applying it in simple strokes is the best way and that usually two coats is enough.
=== Drying time ===
This is supposed to take 60 seconds to dry. I don't think this is accurate, after 60 seconds it still feels rather tacky but it isn't a long time to wait until it is dry, perhaps two or three minutes so much faster than other brads.
=== Result ===
The colour of the one that I have is a really rich burgundy which looks lovely. When this is applied and dried it looks great on my nails with a bit of a shine. It makes me feel more confident about myself to have nicely made up nails. I find that after 2 days they begin to chip a little and it needs to be taken off really after 3. This doesn't bother me because it was quick and easy to apply so it isn't a problem removing it after a few days.
=== Conclusion ===
I paid £2.99 for a little bottle and I think that that is a perfect price to pay. Some of the other brands were triple that but this was the colour I was after and it is applied really easily so is fine for me. I think it's a great little nail varnish which I am glad that I bought. I recommend it.
Summary: I recommend it