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This gel polishes that don't need uv lamp- any recommendations?

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PuzzlingPanda Tue 22-Mar-16 16:47:10

I can't have uv gel or bio sculpt nails etc as they've wrecked my nails in the past.

I saw a rimmel 2 step 'gel' polish that apparently gives the effect of gel but doesn't need cured,

Wondered if it's a good buy or if anyone could recommend a long lasting alternative?

ideally something that will last 14 days without chipping ha!

Buzzardbird Tue 22-Mar-16 16:48:38

I found the Avon one to be really good as I too wouldn't put the real stuff on my nails.

MissTessmacher Tue 22-Mar-16 16:48:39

Barry M. They have the daylight curing range and the jelly range. Both fantastic.

Don't last two weeks though wink

TennesseeMountainPointOfView Tue 22-Mar-16 17:46:16

Don't know about the Rimmel one, but the Sally Hansen miracle gel is good. I found it lasted about a week on my fingers and about two weeks on my toes.

Doobigetta Tue 22-Mar-16 18:29:12

The Sally Hansen one chipped within two days on me, several times. Am I doing something wrong?

asthmaboy Tue 22-Mar-16 18:39:09

Avon stuff is gooooood

lanbro Tue 22-Mar-16 18:41:59

Nothing should ruin your nails, it's more likely incorrect removal that causes damage. I've been having gels done fortnightly for a year, always removed properly and if anything my nails are stronger.

I've tried the gel like polishes and they don't last anywhere near as long on me.

Kirriemuir Tue 22-Mar-16 18:45:10

Nails inc. you can get them on qvc and return if you don't like them. They have a gel range.

MrsLogicFromViz Tue 22-Mar-16 21:39:06

I quite like the Rimmel one so far, although it's only been on my nails for the past 26 hours!

ASmallHenInItsLateForties Tue 22-Mar-16 21:40:48

I was v impressed with Vinylux.

iwannadancewithsomebody Tue 22-Mar-16 21:43:52

I like the Rimmel Salon Pro. I put some on on Friday and it's still going strong, not quite 14 days though!

pod100 Tue 22-Mar-16 21:51:12

The rimmel one goes on absolutely beautifully, but has started chipping slightly for me after a couple of days.

Boots do a gel finish range, which are excellent. I got a pack for Christmas

EveWornOut Tue 22-Mar-16 22:04:01

I'm four days in with the Rimmel. It's a bit cracked but unchipped.

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