*This product was provided to me from Influenster for review*
So I know we've all read product reviews on these and heard all the hype, but you haven't read mine. My first attempt at any nail strips was with Sally Hansen (the ones with the skull and crossbones) and it was a disaster. I figured it being my first time, I probably f'ed it up somehow because they we "chipped" and falling off within the hour. This was not a good sign and I basically vowed to never buy them again. Well, I still haven't, but I did get my Influenster Spring Beauty VoxBox (review/video coming soon) and low and behold, Sally Hansen Salon Effects were included. So I guess I'll give them another go.
CLAIMS (from sallyhansen.com):
Ok so 3 out of 4 ain't bad. I agree that they have some amazing styles and yes they do remove easily. However, I have yet to see them last up to 1 day, let along 10 days. I was lucky to get 5 days out of my Kiss Nail Strips and those I buy all the time.
I followed the instructions to the T and wiped my nails down with polish remover to get rid of the excess oils. I applied them one by one to my nails, each one tearing so easily. They tore so far back that I couldn't get them to cover the tips of my nails now. STRIKE ONE! I tried to pick the correct size for each of my nails, but that was a struggle in and of itself. The smallest was too skinny for my pinky, the medium sized ones were too fat for my other fingers. I did the best I could but that was definitely STRIKE TWO! I then tried to use the file to remove the excess strip but again they kept tearing leaving small chips on my tips, and since they are glitter, they wouldn't file off evenly. The tips of my nails look and feel rough and have chunks of glitter sticking out, and they are starting to peel up at the tips already. STRIKE THREE!
I won't even show you all the photos because they are just terrible. This is exactly why I vowed to never buy them again and I'm glad I did. NEVER AGAIN! I will stick with using my Kiss Nail Strips. You can see my review on those HERE. Have a great night everyone.