Today’s is a review of Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Hardener nail treatment product.
Website Details: It was in the late 1950s when Sally Hansen, together with her chemist husband pioneered a nail protection formula called Hard As Nails. Touted as “the nail clinic in a bottle,” Hard As Nails established Sally Hansen as what is now the number one brand of nail care.
While Hard As Nails continues to be a best seller, Sally Hansen has developed into the leading mega brand of nail treatment and color.
Product Details: Helps strengthens nails & helps prevent chipping, splitting and cracking.
Ingredients: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alchol, Nitrocellouse, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimetillitic Anhydride Copolymer, n-Butyl Alchol, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Camphor, Benzopheno-1, D&C Violet No. 2 (CI 60725).
Direction for use: Shake gently. Apply to bare nails & under nail tips. Let dry. Use alone or as base coat.
Price: 375/- for 13.3 ml
My Experience with Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Hardner:
I have had brittle nails that were breaking and chipping off quite often preventing them from growing out long. Also my nails were getting stained with the nail polishes that I was using. The first nail hardener that I tried was one by VOV, though it did strengthen the nails and prevented nail staining it didn’t give the strength that I wanted from preventing breakage. So I bought Sally Hansens Hard as Nails at a mall and have been using it for a couple of months. The results are good, less breakage and chipping and my nails are growing out. Though I wouldn’t say they never break as gardening and housework do take a toll on our nails, and I forget to reapply every week.
It comes is a small see though medicinal type of bottle with a black cap. It is transparent in colour and the consistence is runnier than that of nail polishes. It dries quickly and can also be used as a top coat to protect the nail colour. It tends to flake off after a few days but since it’s a clear colour one won’t notice it.
Pros of Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Hardner:
• Dries quickly
• Strengthens and protects nails
• Keeps the nails from staining
• Goes on smooth & lasts for nearly a week
Cons of Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Hardner:
• Tends to flake off from the cuticle & nail tips after a few days
• Not easily available
Recommendation: Highly recommended and though I am satisfied with this nail hardner, there are many varieties of Sally Hansen’s nail treatment and I may try out another one next time.
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