|L to R: 510 Pat on the Black. 540 Jaded. 470 Red My Lips|
I could not wait to try the Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure! These colours fit perfectly in my collection since they are shades I do not have. I was so glad my nails were cleared upon opening a package with nail polishes. I was quick to jump the curb and paint my bare nails. One problem. I could not decide which colour to test out first.
I decided to test out 510 Pat on the Black, a colour I had yet seen any reviews or swatches. When I opened the bottle, I noticed the brush was a rounded tip, in addition; it was bigger, flatter, and wider compared to the other nail polishes I own. I thought with a wider looking brush it would create a harder way to paint the nails without making a mess outside the nails. To my surprise, it goes on nicely and it paints even better because of the wide and rounded brush and best of all, there was no streaks! One swipe and it covered almost my entire nail! Sally Hansen calls their innovative brush The Precious Brush, "with an 800-bristle count, shorter brush length, it promotes better application for better wear." Sally Hansen stated the Complete Salon Manicure have 7 benefits which include; base coat, strengthener, growth treatment, colour, top coat, chip resistant, gel shine finish; I have to agree!
510 Pat on the Black is a great deep dark purple colour. Think black with a hint of purple. If dark is not what you want, you can simply apply one coat to provide a nice purple hue, but I suggest two coats to accomplish that amazing dark purple that is illustrated on the bottle.
540 Jaded is a soft aqua mint colour. I was definitely looking forward to trying it since it was not any shade I have in my collection. I did not think I would like this colour as much as I did, blues and greens are not something I go for when it comes to nail polishes. But Jaded had me sold! I had to apply about three to four coats to achieve the colour but overall it was a perfect colour for someone who does not see herself wearing colours like these.
470 Red My Lips is a gorgeous red! It's the perfect apple red, in my opinion. One coat was all I need for this juicy colour to appear on my nails, but I went for two coats to lock in the solid shade. (Check out my demo over on Youtube)
Overall, I was very impressed with the Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure, strongly recommend! Great coverage and the lasting wear is amazing! Normally after painting my nails, they would chip after a few days or the colour would slowly fade off from hand washing. Sally Hansen CSM was different, no matter how many times my hands were washed, they still looked like first day manicure. I purposely tried to get my nails to chip by opening containers and such and still nothing. It lasted so long (~8 days) I had to remove them eventually because my growing nails were showing - they were THAT good! I will definitely be purchasing more shades to add to my collection!
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