Sally Hansen Miracle Gel

This stuff really surprised me. The reviews arent that great on amazon, drugstore.com and a number of beauty blogs.

I give it 4 stars.

Some reviewers saw nail weakness and flaking. I have extremely hard nails and thought if I found my nails weaker then it was a bad product. So far no weakness in a month of using but I will keep trying and update the post!

Reviews also stated a long dry time, chipping quickly and peeling. I do think the dry time is long. Sally Hansen, I find, has a longer dry time than most. I am very pleased with the lack of chipping and peeling in my application. Peeling usually comes from thick coats. I’m pretty rough with my hands and this is the wear and tear after 4 days:

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My polish rarely lasts 2 days if that. So this has been a good experience so far.

If you can find the 2 pack, it’s cheaper but you are limited to a few colors. The cheapest way I can find to buy right now is at Bed Bath and Beyond. Buy 2, and a pack of cotton balls for $1 and use the $5 off of $15 coupon.

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Happy polishing!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Make Your Shopping Count.

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Top left: Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy in Beginner’s Luck ($8). $1 of each purchase will go to the EIF Revlon Walk for Women.  Available at Rite Aid.

Top right: Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in Dollface($25). $5 of each purchase goes to Cancer and Careers. http://www.shiseido.com
http://www.cancerandcareers.org

Bottom left: Clinique Long Last Lipstick in Power With Pink($16). $3 of each purchase will go to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
http://www.clinique.com
http://www.bcrfcure.org

Bottom right: Avon Anew Vitale Day Cream($28). $5 from each purchase will go to Avon Foundation’s Breast Cancer Crusade.
http://www.avon.com
http://www.avonfoundation.org

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Top left: Estee Lauder Modern Muse Solid Perfume ($49.50)
http://www.macys.com
Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campain

Top right: QVC FFNAY Shoes. 80% of purchase will go to cancer research and education.
http://www.qvc.com/ffnay

Bottom left: EOS Awarenedd Collection ($7.99)
http://www.ulta.com

Bottom right: Sonia Kashuk Proudly Pink Brush Set ($15.99). Target will donate 15% of purchase price to BCRF.
http://www.target.com
http://www.bcrfcure.org