Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sally Hansen Insta -Dri Nail Enamel


Want an your nails painted and pretty in a minute or less? These new( ish) Sally Hansen Insta- Dri's do the trick.

I was amazed at just how fast these dry. I painted my nails, put the cap on the bottle and was able to immdiately wash my hair. Before I began the hairwashing part , they were dry. Hard dry, so that after washing, they looked fine. Finally a nail polish you can apply and go right to sleep, no sheet smudges. This I need.


I had used fast dry polishes years ago, but hadn't tried any new ones. I always found them to chip too fast, like the next day. These are a bit tougher. I still got tip wear fast but then that can happen to me with regular polish. I tend to get tip wear quickly. Also, I didn't apply a top coat right away and once one was applied, the wear was better. I did use base coat( the also new Quick Care Growth Treatment Stick).

The brush is a new style and wide to help paint faster with less mess. I tend to make a mess all over my finger edges normally, and my nails are narrow, so I did still do that but it was definitely less. I kind of liked the brush though. I need to work with it more.

Insta -Dri comes in a full color range. My favs are in the picture- Jumpin Jade, Pronto Purple and Quick Sand.

Retail is approx. 4.95

3 comments:

Gel-Nails said...

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