Nail Polish Suggestions

NaomiRenee06NaomiRenee06 Registered Users Posts: 2
I love to paint my nails and my fav colors are variations of pink! Can anyone suggest some nail polish brands that are sparkly pink and remain on your nails for a pretty good amount of time?


  • SpiralliSpiralli Registered Users Posts: 3,684 Curl Connoisseur
    Almost every brand has a "sparkly pink" of some sort, especially when spring and summer collections are out, like now. You should check ULTA, Trade Secret, Sally's, etc. for ideas and to compare.

    As for how durable any brand is, a lot depends on wearing base and top coat. A lot of it is trial and error until you find what works best for you. I didn't used to wear base or top coat with light colored polish (that used to be all I wore) and my manis only lasted 2-3 days before chunks of polish came off.

    Consider checking out the nailboard at I learned sooo much from the ladies over there. They are nail polish addicts and very helpful. :)
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  • shellzfoshizzle03shellzfoshizzle03 Registered Users Posts: 57
    I really like O.P.I. nail polish. It's $8 or $9 a bottle, but I use this when I do my all-out-at-home-manicures. When I don't have $8 or $9 to spend on nail polish I buy "Pure Ice" brand out of walmart for $2 or so. It's just as good. The higher end of nail polish, the longer it will stay on and the better your manicure will look.
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  • breathebreathe Registered Users Posts: 399
    Essie is famous for its sheers/pinks, but their formulas are really hit or miss for me.
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  • susancnwsusancnw Registered Users Posts: 1,374 Curl Novice
    Ulta has their salon formula on sale for $2 right now, usually $5...and I love it. Have lots of colors.

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  • MichelleBFTMichelleBFT Registered Users Posts: 4,812
    OPI and Orly are my favorites for quality, but Sally Hansen is good for cheap, quick color.
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  • DreeemingTreeeDreeemingTreee Registered Users Posts: 57
    I am an OPI fan, hands down.
    If I (or my 4 year old daughter) want to try a trendy color, we will get the 99 cent Sally Girl mini nail polishes from Sally Beauty. They seem to work better than drugstore brands.
    -No matter what brand color polish I use, though, I always use an OPI base and top coat. If you arent willing to spend 8-9 bucks a pop on your colors, at least spend that much on the OPI base & tops, because they really are worth the money.
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  • pretebrowneyespretebrowneyes Registered Users Posts: 248
    If you can find it online...China Glaze Strawberry Fields from last spring is a beautiful sparkly pink. I love it.
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  • pinksugarpinksugar Registered Users Posts: 2,346 Curl Connoisseur
    My current fave is Sephora ($9). This stuff does not chip at all! I don't have any pink color recommendations. My current toe color is Mermaid to Order (a blue/green). It's fun for summer.
  • *Marah**Marah* Registered Users Posts: 8,032 Curl Neophyte
    I love sparkly nail polish especially light pastel colors! My favorite drugstore brand is: Sally Hensen Diamond Strength No Chip Nail Color.

    Favorite colors that sparkle:
    • Diamonds
    • Champagne toast (awesome pale blush sparkle)
    • Platinum
    • Brilliant Blush (gorgeous soft pink small sparkles)
    • Pink Promise (another gorgeous pink sparkle)
  • teachermrwteachermrw Registered Users Posts: 269 Curl Neophyte
    OPI. However, the trick of long-lasting nail polish is in the technique of application, and using a base and a top coat.
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