OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Review

OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Review

Hello Ladies,

It’s Diwali tomorrow, and it is my mom’s birthday as well, so double celebration! What are your plans for Diwali tomorrow? I love hearing from you all, so do comment below. I don’t know how many of you all read my post on how to have a lasting manicure, but following on from there, I decided to review for you a product that might potentially help with your nails becoming stronger and result in great-looking nails and a beautiful manicure.

OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener

Product Description:

O.P.I Original Nail Envy is a maximum strength formula with hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium.



My Experience with OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener:

Packaging:  The OPI Nail Strengthener is essentially packaged the same way any other nail paint from OPI is packaged. It is a transparent bottle with the product inside the bottle. I particularly enjoy the packaging of OPI since it has an interesting bottle shape and is not like the quintessential nail polish packaging. The brush too is the same as any other OPI nail colour, it is not flat but fairly easy for application and use.

OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener

The product is milky white in colour in the glass bottle; however, comes out completely transparent when applied on to the nails. For this reason, you can actually make use of this product like a base coat if you like. The constancy of the product is pretty pleasant, I irk at the thought of thick nail strengtheners and this actually does not make me go down that route of thought. So that is great! It glides on very easily and smoothly on the nails and does not give a white cast when it dries. The smell of the nail strengthener is actually strong and like any nail varnish, and that is only when you go super close and smell it. So my advise, do not be like me and don’t smell it from too close, especially if you hate such smells. Also the nail strengthener dries really quickly and you can apply a coloured nail varnish very fast on top.

As for the effects, I personally prefer to keep short nails and I am not a big fan of long nails, a habit inculcated into me from a very young age by my parents. However, when my nails do grow relatively long, I never face brittleness as such, but I find that when they grow longer than usual, they sometimes are prone to minimal amount of chipping- not surprised for the amount I type. Post making use of this product, I have come to find that my nails have some form of improvement. Having said that, I would not entirely give this the credit, I think my diet also plays a massive role for the improvement. So I would not rely entirely on this product for great strong nails. It can be used as a maintenance product for your nails, but not a core product for improving and strengthening your nails.

OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener

Overall, this is a good maintenance product for your nails as well as a good base coat to make use of since its working on your nails as you wear it. Other than that, I would not call it a magic product and would not fall for such product gimmicks that promise things. In fact I would heavily rely on your food and diet intake.

Pros of OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener:

  • A nice lightweight, transparent base coat.
  • Great as a maintenance product for your nails.
  • Cute and noticeable packaging.
  • Glides smoothly.
  • Dries transparent.

Cons of OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener:

  • You cannot rely entirely on the product for strengthened nails.
  • Smells highly chemical.

Would I Repurchase OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener?

Yes, might just do.

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7 thoughts on “OPI Original Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Review

    1. Thank you Jomol 🙂 It is tomorrow actually! And Happy Diwali to you too! In the south you all celebrate it today right? 🙂

  1. Happy diwali Rashi!! M going straight away to my would be home as my mom in law invited me for diwali. M jst concentrating on my outfit n gonna all day long ovr der 🙂 nd yaa happy bday to ur mom! Nice post!

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