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My nails are constantly breaking at odd angles and look a mess. I'm trying to look more groomed and thought gel nails might help. I always feel a bit more "done" when my nails are painted but I've two small children so normal polish chips within a day.
I was originally looking into shellac when I came across Sensationail. It looks and sounds good but is it really? I do an ok job with nail polish but often it's a bit splodgy around the edges. Is there any margin for error with home gel nails?
I use it and think it's fab! For me it lasts around ten to fourteen days and you can touch it up easily at home if needed. Look out for their special offers! And they are now doing the faster lamp so you may find the old style lamps on eBay I guess.
I've had my sensationail for 2 years (DH bought it for me for a Christmas present).
I thought it was amazing until I discovered bluesky and elite 99 gel polishes on Amazon. They seem to be a lot harder wearing and yet easier to remove than sensationail polishes. And at around £5 are 1/3 - 1/2 the price.
I'd say if sensationail is on offer, it would be worth investing in, just to get the basics.