The flat-style brush makes this formula the easiest nail polish to apply. With regular application, it transforms nails within a month. The results are long-lasting and easy to maintain. Dries fast and works as a base or topcoat.
Sits at a higher price point than many of its competitors.
Comes in a 0.5-ounce clear bottle with a nail brush. For use underneath or on top of nail polish. Requires a small amount and has a glossy finish. Recommended by professionals and made without cruelty to animals.
May not have noticeable results for some users.
Oil that you massage into your nail-beds and cuticles. Convenient to apply throughout the day. There was a noticeable difference in nail length within a few days, but more than that, our cuticles felt hydrated and soft.
Has a strong smell.
When applied often, the results are noticeable quickly. The formula is thick and easy to rub in. We loved not having to wait for dry times. While this product does have that typical nail polish scent, we did notice it wasn't as strong as most.
This product tends to require more consistent application than most to achieve results.
Repairs damage caused by acrylic nails. We appreciated how quickly the product dried. We noticed an almost instant difference in nail strength. After a few applications, thin nails stop peeling at the ends.
While the formula builds easily, it is difficult to remove all of the layers of polish when you're ready to take it off.
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