as with most past chinese new years, i love to paint my nails red to celebrate the spring festival.
this year, i wore sally hansen complete salon manicure in red zin. it’s a dark deep red. almost like blood <– if you’re superstitious, this shouldn’t be mentioned during the period. but the spring festival is long over and i’m not superstitious. if you follow me on instagram you probably remember seeing my bloody red claws and me mentioning this forbidden word. :p
i’m liking this color because, well, it’s red, one of my favorite colors. this tone of red makes my hands appears paler and the dark color makes my fingers appears longer and slender.
sally hansen complete salon maincure claims to be the first-ever polish to deliver 5 steps of professional manicure with 2 additional benefitss – gel-like shine and chip resistance.
it also comes with special precision brush that was developed exclusively by sally hansen that fits the curve of cuticles and shaped to hug the contours of your nails. it promotes better application and better wear.
here’s a comparison of the brush by sally hansen complete manicure (left) and revlon nail enamel (right), which is the size of most normal brushes.
i like the wider brush design. it does makes application smoother and easier and gives a more even finish.
as with shine factor. i’ve never worn gel nails. i don’t know how they’re like. maybe glass refrective kind of shine?
nails are shiny within hours of application. however without top coat it goes dull the next morning. a common property with most nail polishes i’ve worn.
however without top coat, i’m quite impressed the chip factor is quite minimal after doing houseworks.
normal application, ie with base coat, nail polish and top coat, this is one of the longer lasting nail polishes. it can last around 5 days.
sally hansen complete salon manicure comes in 42 shades, from metallics and new neutrals and retails at aud$14.95. it is available at price line, target, kmart and various pharmacies. for stockists please call 1800 812 663.
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