Sally Hansen Cherry Charisma Maximum Growth Plus Nourishing Nail Colour Review

Hi everybody!

Today, I’m reviewing a red nail paint! Yes, red! I’m not someone who usually wears red; in fact I barely wear red but it’s one such color that I think every girl should have in her makeup stash. So I bought a red nail paint from none other than Sally Hansen’s Maximum Growth range, a couple of months ago and here I am with its review. Read on to know more about Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Plus Nourishing Nail Colour in the shade Cherry Charisma.

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Product Description:

Sally Hansen Nailgrowth Miracle features:
• Exclusive protein complex prompts fast nail growth For soft, bitten, thin or damaged nails that just won’t grow.
• Soy protein binds moisture to nails – strengthening & lengthening without brittleness
• Keratin helps protect nails against splitting, cracking and tearing
• Collagen and multi-vitamins stimulate healthy nail growth for visibly longer, beautiful nails in 5 days
• See the visible growth of your free edge nail in 5 days – Guaranteed to measure 30% longer.


$4-$6 for 13.3 ml (I bought it for around HKD 60 which is INR 500 approx.)


Ethyl Acetate , Butyl Acetate , Isopropyl Alcohol , Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer , Nitrocellulose , Triphenyl Phosphate , Acetylated Hydrogenated Castor Glyceride , Stearalkonium Bentonite , Calcium Sodium Borosilicate , Silica , Stearalkonium Hectorite , Alcohol Denat. , Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate , Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate , Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate , Acetone , Benzophenone 1 , Diacetone Alcohol , Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract , Citric Acid , Dimethicone , Panthenol , Polyvinyl Butyral , Tocopheryl Acetate , Tin Oxide , May Contain (+/-): , Mica , Titanium DioxideCI 77891 , FD&C Yellow 5 Aluminum LakeCI 19140 , D&C Red 6 Barium LakeCI 15850 , D&C Red 7 Calcium LakeCI 15850 , FD&C Blue 1 Aluminum LakeCI 42090 , Ferric Ammonium FerrocyanideCI 77510 , Aluminum PowderCI 77000 , D&C Black 2CI 77266 , D&C Yellow 11CI 47000 , D&C Red 34 Calcium LakeCI 15880 , Iron OxidesCI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 , UltramarinesCI 77007 , GuanineCI 75170

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My Experience with Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Plus Nourishing Nail Colour – Cherry Charisma:

Packaging: Packaging wise, this nail paint is rather simple and traditional. It comes in an ordinary-looking glass bottle with a metallic brush handle. It has a thin brush but the quality of brushes of Sally Hansen nail paints is like none other; the bristles are smooth and the brush is slightly curved at the edges which eases the application as well as avoids any nail paint touching the cuticles. Another redeeming thing about the packaging is that all the ingredients are clearly mentioned on the back of the bottle.

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Shade: Cherry Charisma, like the name suggests, is a deep cherry red color. It is not a blood red nail paint which can often look scary, it is rather a cool toned cherry red shade. So, people who are intimidated by red nail paints (like I am), can really give this nail paint a try. It looks stunning when applied and in fact, it even makes my hands look fairer than usual. The nail paint has a sheen in it and this sheen remains intact until the nail paint is removed completely.

Texture: Many of you who read my reviews on nail paints would be wondering why I only ever review Sally Hansen nail paints? The answer is simple- because I only buy Sally Hansen! The reason is that the texture of Sally Hansen nail paints is really unmatchable. It is smooth, though, a little runny in texture too but I’m not complaining. It does not feel heavy on the nails and nor does it leave that ugly stain behind that most red nail paints leave. The color payoff is excellent. In the swatch, have literally used just one coat of this nail paint and with no base or top coat. The nail paint stays on my nails for a good 5 days and then it starts chipping. As for the claim about nail growth, I can’t really comment anything as my natural nail growth itself is pretty good.

Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Nail Color Cherry Charisma Review

Pros of Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Plus Nourishing Nail Colour – Cherry Charisma:

• All the ingredients are clearly mentioned at the back of the nail paint bottle.
• Value for money nail paint.
• Beautiful cherry red nail paint.
• Smooth in texture.
• Stays on for about 5 days without any major chipping.
• The shine does not fade even after 3-4 days.
• Nail growth formula.

Cons of Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Plus Nourishing Nail Colour – Cherry Charisma:

• Availability in most parts of India.
• Kind of runny and sloppy.
• Takes around 2-3 minutes to dry (I prefer quick dry nail paints).
• Packaging could have been better looking.

Will I Repurchase It/ Do I Recommend It?

Yes and yes!

IMBB Rating:


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