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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Sally Hansen Nail Prisms Purple Diamond

Like the Maybellines of last year, large amounts of Sally Hansen Nail Prisms have been showing up at Dollar Trees.  Unfortunately, the DT near me always has goose-egg in terms of nail products, and while you can find nail stuff at the next closest DT, it's always hit-or-miss.  So, a few weeks ago, when I happened to find a duo-pack of SH Nail Prisms White Diamond and Purple Diamond, I considered myself lucky.  No, they weren't the Nail Prisms that I would have chosen, given a choice, but I figured for a buck... why not.  However, the tops felt like they'd been welded shut, so, yesterday, I finally got them open and got around to trying one.

















This is Purple Diamond, a soft purple holo.  Honestly, it's just okay, and if I had to get it again, I probably wouldn't.  It's not a bad polish, per se, just kinda dupey.  Application was fine, but stank to high-heaven (gotta love pre-B3F polishes).  It chipped within a couple of hours, but due to a crazy day today, I was unable to remove and apply something else, and it's been super chippy the rest of the day, but I'm sure a basecoat would have helped with that.  Pic is 3 coats.

4 comments:

resham said...

Beauty on Nails!! Very lovely color!

Jackie S. said...

This is really pretty, maybe you can use it in a franken and make the color pop more??

Kendal said...

I just scoured my local Dollar Tree for these colors. I picked up duos of Diamond + Lavender Pearl and Golden Cinnabar + Lavender Pearl. I was hoping for Ruby Diamond (silly name), but oh well. :) This is a pretty color!

ThRiSzHa said...

i think prisms are great over black or dark polish.. have u try to layer over black or dark polish?? let me know if u like the effect..

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