Revlon Colorstay Gel Envy (longwear nail enamel)

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This revlon nail polish has been knocking around in my nail polish drawer for yonks! I was given it as a PR sample and as much as I appreciated it, it wasn’t my normal choice of colour as it’s a strong teal with a slight shimmer of silver gliter. I forgot about it until today…

It’s mani monday and it’s freezing cold outside, while I take off my berry coloured polish I delve around in my drawer for a colour I’ve not worn in a while when I spot this again.

It’s a longwear polish (will report back on that later in the week) which mimic’s the coverage and pigmentation of a gel polish. It’s quite thick however really easy to apply. The brush is wide and flat which I thought would be tricky to get my polish to the sides but it was actually easier. The two coats of polish went on evenly, I would even go as far to say the applicaion almost looks professional.

I’m really impressed with the results and will have a look at other shades in the range. I haven’t bought a revlon polish since the early 1990’s if I’m honest, the last one I got was Revlon Nail Enamel in Pink Nude (still available) which was the Essie Sugar Daddy of it’s time.

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It states that you do not need a base coat however I still used one because the colour of the polish is so dark. I finished with a top coat (not pictured) and massaged cuticle oil on my cuticles.

I’m surprised how much I like this colour, it suits my skin tone and is really fresh after all the christmay red shades. The subtle metallic glitter in it is also quite nice giving it added sparkle if you look really closely. I hate shimmery polishes and love glitter but find glitter polishes are a bummer to remove so this is a perfect compromise.

Have you used any of Revlon’s Colorstay Gel Envy nail polishes? I would love to hear about them and your experiences.

Secondblonde x

Gel Nails

Armed with my 2 week manicure for my week off for shiny chip free nails in a classic deep red. Neringa gently tidied up my cuticles and shaped my nails to a natural shape that flatters.

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Gel Nails Neon Coco Cabana Banana Yellow

Gelish 2 week manicure in Neon coco cabana banana yellow on Kirtsen by Timea at Hari’s Hairdresses 233 Kings Road London SW3. Kirsten is about to go on holiday, these nails will really come to life against her bronzed skin.

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Classic Red

One of my favorites, a short ‘n neat shaped classic red nail. I’ve gone for a gel polish (gelish)

for a long-lasting (i keep mine on for 3 weeks) chip free and super shiny finish.  Mine

were neatly manicured and gel applied by Sharon at Hari’s, Kings Road, London, SW3

Pink to make the boys wink!

My colour choice this week is a bubblegum pink in a gel polish. This pink shade is very flattering on my skin tone, with a cute as you like feel with a trailer trash edge. I have been receiving lots of compliments. What do you think?

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Gel nails by Gelish

One of the perks of my job is getting my nails done, Timea did some gorgeous gel nails the other week using Gelish. It last’s up to 3 weeks on me, just if like me your nails grow fast the regrowth looks ugly.

Nails by Timea at Hari’s Hairdressers using Gelish in rendezvous and twinkle.

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Nail Extensions Are Hot!

It don’t get better than this!
Nails by Neringa for Sophy Robson Nails at Hari’s Salon 233 Kings Road SW3.
If it’s good enough for Marilyn #Chanel no.5

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