Maybe he’ll “put a ring on it” and maybe not, but there’s no reason that your hands shouldn’t look their best on Valentine”s Day and every day. Two nail polish companies have two very different approaches to nail color, but that are both great choices for Valentine’s Day, or any day.
DURI has four nail colors in their collection that are very romantic. They also feature a-DURI-ble names (sorry I just couldn’t resist) that might just make you feel like falling in love…at least with these nifty nail polishes. If you’re looking for an affordable, and long-lasting polish, DURI does it well (my three coats lasted for days). Note that they’re DBP and Toluene free, too! In most cases, you’ll need more than one coat to get an even coat, but the polish is fast-drying, so you can get your nails done, and go on your way.
|Cupid Rules #414|
This is not exactly the color of Cupid Rules. The actual is more of a clear, bright pink (this one looks peachy). It is the perfect color for a bride, or just for a ladylike manicure.
Not too long ago I reviewed a remarkably long wearing lip color system called LipSense by SenGence. They also have a number of other long lasting products, including the shades of ten polish and a top and bottom coat. The polish dries very quickly, even when you use the clear, bottom coat first, and there is a shiny lustre with the color, but you get a truly high-gloss shine by using the top coat. The trio of top coat, color and bottom coat work together to keep even deep colors, chip-free for much longer than usual. I type all day long and am really hard on my nails, but the NailSense by SenGence really stood up to punishing conditions.
One color that is perfect for Valentine’s Day and those who love a bright, clear red, is “Claret.” It isn’t too cool, isn’t too dark, isn’t too Goth and isn’t wimpy. It’s the color of a shiny, candle apple. In a word: gorgeous! Normally, I’d shy away from red because it is too high maintenance for my nails, but NailSense slid on and coated perfectly, in one coat (two is even better) and I didn’t have to re-do, for days. The polish also has UV protection in it, so it won’t fade. All of this could justify the $35.00 price tag ($15.00 for color, $10.00 for top and for base coat) you’ll need. It may seem to be a luxury, but it’s a necessity if you’re a busy woman who doesn’t have time for manicures and touch-ups.
You can only get NailSense by SenGence products through one of their distributors. Visit the SenGence web site to learn more.
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