Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sally Hansen Diamond Strength in Something Blue

 One of the new Diamond Strength polishes, I'm not sure if it is LE. It is from a different display than the new core shades of Diamond Strength but this display also features new Salon Effects which I thought weren't LE. Anyway, Something Blue isn't really blue at all. It's more of a silver-white with blue iridescence and teeny iridescent glitter. This is 3 coats and there is still some VNL showing through, pretty strong in some light. It's a pretty color but I felt kinda meh with it on. The formula is alright, not too thin or thick. The brush is a little cheap feeling in my opinion and the other bottle from this line I bought had a very bent/curved brush.

The wear is actually pretty good, I use my Nailtek Foundation II as a base and usually Poshe as my top coat and even with working everyday I can get a good 5 days with no chipping at all.

There are a few other shades in the new line that I would like to try, although I was disappointed that they brought back majority of the shades in the new bottles with only a few new ones. A lot of those colors are just so common that I would have liked to see them replaced with something with a little more oomph. If we're gonna redesign and reformulate then why not?

I picked my bottle up at Walgreens for $5.99 and a BOGO50% sale. Have you tried the new formula yet?
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