Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Sephora by OPI GelShine Kit - At Home Shellac

I just feel so much more feminine when my nails are painted. There's nothing more girly than a good polish.

There's also nothing more gross looking than chipped polish. Either have it on or off...not halfway done. Ewww. (Please don't take offense to this..I've been guilty of this crime more than I can count.) 

I don't know if this is just due to my inabilities or what, but every time I paint my nails with normal polish, it only lasts about a day or two. All that time spent polishing awkwardly on my right hand, and all I get is a measly day or so? Not cool.

I also hate having to spend at least $30 for a shellac manicure, so for Christmas, I asked for the OPI Gelshine kit.

I read several reviews before I asked for this brand, but it was this one by For Smart Chicks that sold me. I had seen several negative reviews on other brands (mostly about the UV light), so I searched for a while to find something good. When I spend that much money (or ask someone else to spend the money), I expect the product to be good quality. 

This product does not disappoint. I'm seriously obsessed. I've used it two times so far, and I can't wait to try all the colors! 

"Opening Night" was my first color to try, and it lasted the full 2 weeks!

This is the color I'm wearing now, and this picture is after wearing the polish for over a week. Good as new, right?

These are all the other colors I've gotten. I'm ready for spring to try out the more fun colors on the left! I just realized when I went back to For Smart Chick's blog that you can buy gel polish for a LOT cheaper than the Sephora brand. I will definitely be doing that from now on!

Have you ever tried an at-home shellac? What do you think?

Linking up with sweet girl Shanna!

Go check out Whitney's blog to see the awesome giveaway I'm participating in!



SH said...

I definitely HAVE to try this!

Hope you a wonderful day :)

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katie@thecarbmonster said...

great idea!!!

put a bow on it [kaitlyn] said...

so excited to get this!! Sephora by OPI regular polish is already my favorite, so I bet this is AMAZING!

Lauren said...

I've been wondering how well the kit worked, and I'm glad to hear positive things! I might just have to give it a try!

Fizz and Frosting

Kristine Foley said...

Still haven't tried the shellac but have heard wonderful things! 2 weeks!! AMAZING! Love Opening Night! SO pretty! New follower! Happy to find you from the blog hop!

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