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I now have the Sally Hansen Diamond Shine bas/top coat

(12 Posts)
TrillianAstra Mon 10-Jan-11 21:21:53

Does this mean my nail varnish will last forever?

I've cut my nails to be very short too, which should help.

TrillianAstra Tue 11-Jan-11 08:33:12

Well, does it?

loujay Tue 11-Jan-11 08:39:29


TrillianAstra Tue 11-Jan-11 09:23:44

Thanks for trying

aquavit Tue 11-Jan-11 11:27:28

If it does, will you report back please? Cos I've never found a top coat to be much cop at making my polish last longer (keeps it shinier, sure), but I've not tried this one...

TrillianAstra Tue 11-Jan-11 11:30:31

It was recommended a couple of weeks ago - I think keeping my nails short so they don't catch on things so much might be the key.

fishie Tue 11-Jan-11 11:31:39

seche vite makes it last. i can get almost a week out of it if i apply it all carefully.

aquavit Tue 11-Jan-11 11:38:16

Funnily enough I'm no longer convinced that having my nails short makes much difference - I usually have them very short anyway, but have painted them when they were longer a couple of times recently and the chipping doesn't seem to start any sooner. But I think that this is because these days, they chip largely because of very frequent washing-up (blasted baby stuff) so perhaps I should go back to being a slattern.

Does seche vite also make them dry quicker? Cos that would be REALLY useful.

Iatemyskinnyperson Tue 11-Jan-11 12:44:05

Seche vite is the bizz. Makes them dry in about a minute... I can paint my nails in bed and then go straight to sleep.

It contains some hair-raising ingredients though...Although its so brilliant I am refusing to find out about that.

I got it in boots here in Ireland, it was about €14, its probably £5 in the UK envy

TracyK Tue 11-Jan-11 14:08:52

£6.50 off amazon. I'm going to ge some cos I keep putting off doing my nails. Even though I cannot stop myself buying nail polish!

TrillianAstra Thu 13-Jan-11 09:12:34

Small chip on little finger - everything else still going strong and it's now Thursday. Not bad going.

FaffTastic Thu 13-Jan-11 19:23:51

Keeping nails short is def the key. I cut mine on Sunday and I only have one small chip today. Normally I only get 1/2 days out of nail varnish before it majorly chips.

Feeling very proud of my chip-free nails this week grin

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