Nails Inc Gel Effect Polish*

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Hello beauties,

I love nail polish, it’s been a love affair I have had for many years now and a lot that I have tried and in my collection are Nails Inc. I am a big fan of theirs and the gel effects in particular.

I can’t remember exactly when this range was released, I’ve been using them for at least 2 years now. What makes this polish different is that it is markedly thicker than Nails Inc standard formula. I remember first trying it and thinking, this is far too thick, it will never dry! Of course I was wrong, once I used my beloved Seche Vite top coat it was rock hard dry in 5 minutes and didn’t have to worry. There are plasticizers in the formula that gives it a noticeably plump and mirror shiny finish that you get with gels/shellac without the need for a UV lamp. As I am getting older my nails are becoming increasingly ridged (which I hate) and those ridges can show through polish, though not with this fab formula it really does mask them.

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This particular colour is Berkeley Street which was in my QVCUK Beauty Bash Goody bag, it is a beautiful creme peach that’s perfect for Summer (in fact I am wearing it now!) it’s not a colour I would usually choose. Until last year I shied away from really bright shades, now I love them. I love dark, bold, dramatic shades normally (I’m a red kind of gal) but now I am enjoying wearing this gorgeous colour.

Another thing I love about Nails Inc are the amazing new bottles with the cuticle shaped brush. I cannot rave about this brush enough as it is so easy to use, it is curved to fit your cuticle, I can cover my nail in about 2 swipes with minimal clean up. The brush makes painting a joy and literally does the work for you.

Wear time for me is longer with this polish, I can get a week easily out of these, standard polishes for me is 4-5 days. Saying that I am super fussy and I hate tip wear so as soon as polish looks like its wearing down it has to come off! I am sure that there are many more people that will get greater longevity than me.

Nails Inc Gel Effects are available from http://www.nailsinc.com and are £15.00 for 14ml bottles.

Till next time,

Lucy xxx

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10 thoughts on “Nails Inc Gel Effect Polish*

  1. I love Nails Inc; had a couple of the normal range from Christmas presents and finally got a gel one in one of my subscription boxes; tried it out and fell in love. They’re not something I buy very often as they are expensive but they’re one of the few ranges that are definitely worth that expense. They are my luxury treat and I would happily buy them all if I was rich!

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      1. I do love bling but then it doesn’t bother me how long it takes to remove. Spray can was a gimmick for me as every time I have seen it the cuticle line is covered and looks awful (I am very fussy!) Xx

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      2. You have! That’s the first time I’ve seen cleanup that well from paint can. I’m too much of a perfectionist and I know that it would do my head in!! Xx

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