Product Type: Sally Hansen makeup
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Hard As Nails!!
Sally Hansen Hard as Nails
Member Name: sparkle1004
Sally Hansen Hard as Nails
Advantages: Makes the nails stronger, prevents snapping and makes the nails look glossy
Disadvantages: They do still snap sometimes
I don't have much luck with growing my nails as I bite them when I'm nervous and even when I manage to stop biting them, they are often so weak that they break which is really frustrating thing. I decided to try and strengthen them and so I bought the Hard As Nails Varnish by Sally Hansen.
What does the product do?
The product has been designed for nails that chip, split or break easily and it promises to strengthen and protect the nails using Nylon and silk proteins. It gives the nails a strong coating across the enire nail which protects the nails against every day elements. It also gives the nails a glossy finish making them look pretty and enabling them to grow long and healthy.
How do you use the product?
The product is to be applied on top of clean nails. You need to apply the first coat evenly over the nail in the same way that you would apply a normal nail varnish. Once that has dried you can apply a second coat. You could apply it under or over a nail varnish but it loses some of its effectiveness when used in this way.
Packaging and Price
The product comes contained the normal shaped pot that you would expect from a nail varnish. It is glass and comes in a clear bottle and you can see the product inside. It has a white lid and the brush is attached to the lid. The product is available in two varieties which is clear and Natural Tint. The product will only cost around £2 and it can be bought from plenty of highstreet shops, some supermarkets and also from a range of online websites.
Application and Performance
The product applies easily and the bristles of the brush are silky and long. You can cover each nail with lot of varnish in about three strokes, middle and each side, and its a quick job. One coat doesn't feel enough so I always use two. Any more than that makes the varnish feel too thick and gloopy. The first two coats of varnish dry completely within a few minutes so you won't have to wait around for too long. The varnish leaves the nails looking glossy and pretty, in the same way that a normal clear nail varnish would. The nails do look healthy and pretty with the product on.
I think the varnish helps to strengthen the nails because it makes them a bit thicker and so helps to prevents them snapping. Having a coat on them also helps to stop them from becoming weakened by cleaning product etc. This product doesn't speed up the growth process but it does allow the nails to grow by preventing breakages. I'm not sure how much stronger this product makes the nails but they do feel a little stronger once the product is removed. They are longer than they usually get to be, they look healthy and they don't snap as easily. The product is easily removed using my usual nail varnish remover.
All in all, this product has managed me to enable to grow my nails longer than I usually can. They don't snap at every opportunity anymore and they look healthier and in a better condition. The nails look nice and glossy while wearing the product and it is quick and easy to apply. I will definitely continue to use this product.
Summary: A varnish which leaves your nails looking glossy and makes them stronger