Peeps the solution to all of your nail polish issues is here,I kid you not. The two biggest complaints when it comes to polish have always been the time it takes to dry and that the polish always chipped within a few days. Well, my darlings let me introduce you to this girl’s new best friend, CND’s Shellac polish. This new system is light years ahead of any other polish on the market, it not only dries in 10 minutes, it stays chip free for 14 days. Yes, you read that correctly, 10 minutes to dry and 14 days without a chip. A big thank you to the nail gods.
The Shellac system has a 4 step process:
1.The base coat is the first coat applied and it provides an adhesive coat to help keep the color coat from chipping.
2. The next step is the color coat that goes on like a polish but has the wearability of a gel manicure.
3. The top coat is applied next and helps to protect the color coat as well as dry to a mirror like shine.
4. The last step is the UV lamp, just slip your hands in and presto you have beautiful chip proof nails.
The removal process is beyond quick and easy without any damage to the nail. The nail is covered in a Shellac wrap that releases acetone, the acetone breaks down the Shellac in 10 minutes,then just twist off the wrap and you are done.
The only draw back that I could see at first was the lack of color choices, but this too has been solved. CND has a color combination chart PDF that will show you how to mix the colors together to create a new color. This company has truly thought of everything a nail polish lover could imagine.
So what do you think, is the thought of 14 days without a chip enough to send you to a salon, or will you continue to be a DIY nail diva?