Sally Hansen – introduction

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Welcome everyone to today’s brand introduction. If you are interested in beauty and especially nails, chances are high that you already know about the american brand Sally Hansen.

Today I would like to tell you everything you need to know about them and their products, so grab a drink and enjoy, ‘cuz reading this post might take a while.

Disclaimer: advertisement – because of links to the brand

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HAULy friday – twenty – TKmaxx – discounted brand polishes

Hey lovelies,

you have no idea how excited I was to go to TKmaxx.
I have never been there before, but I heard that they sell brand polishes ridiculously cheap.On instagram I saw the sell 4 Sally Hansen Salon Manicure polishes for only 10 euro! I HAD TO CHECK IT !

So on Monday I actually went to two of the TKmaxx stores we have here in Berlin.
Sadly I was not lucky enough too get the 4 set deal because I went after work they were sold out. I did find a lot of other great polishes though, which I want to show you today.

The reviews for all the polishes follow later on, but please be patient since we are in the middle of our move. :D

Here we go:

O.P.I. box set -princess for a day (14,99), including alpine snow and bubble bath as well as a few french nail tips

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alpine snow

 

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bubble bath

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models own polishes

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the two Artistix duo-polishes are blue maledives/sea spray (top) and utopia/indian ocean (bottom)
I think each were 3,49.

 

 

dream stream

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black magic

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Those two were 4,99 each.

And now on to all the lovely Sally Hansen polishes I got.

Diamond Strenght – 240 It´s chiff-on!  (3,99)

 

 

 

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sugar coat – 100 bubble plum (3,49)

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sugar coat – 250 Spare-a-Mint? (3,49)

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Salon Manicure – 100 Copper Penny (3,99)

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Insta-Dri (each 3,99)

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140 Quick Sand

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350 Wined up

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130 Pink fast

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360 Pronto purple

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120 Chop Chop Copper

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 Swatches

left: alpine snow
right: bubble bath

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models own

from left to right: dream stream, black magic, utopia, utopia and indian ocean on top, indian ocean, maledives, maledives and sea spray on top, the sea spray

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Sally Hansen Salon Manicure (including my already swatched polishes)

from left to right: 171 bleach babe, 160 shell we dance, 679 pennies for heaven, 630 haute chocolate, 670 midnight in NY, 100 copper penny

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Sally Hansen Insta Dri

 

 

from left right: 140 quick sand,350 wined up, 130 pink fast, 360 pronto purple, 120 chop chop copper

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Sally Hansen Diamond Strenght

240 it’s chiff-on

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Sally Hansen Sugar Coat

left: 100 bubble plum
right: 250 spare-a-mint

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I am so so so so happy I bought all these. They look great! I definitely gonna order more after we moved.

How do you like these?

 

Mara

☆『マラ』☆

Sally Hansen collection and nail designs

Hey everyone,

if you follow my blog for a while, you know that I am a huge fan of the american drugstore brand Sally Hansen.
In the USA they sell a big variety of nail care products and of course nail polishes.
They have different types of collections. Some are the Salon Manicure, Diamond Strength, Xtream Wear, Insta Dries and of course  special editions like Fuzzy Coats, the Gem Crush Collection, Sugar Coats and they also sell Nail polish Strips.
In Germany we sadly don’t get the full range of products which I am very sad about.
Mostly we only get some of the nail care and the Salon Manicure. The bad thing, they cost a loooooot more then in the USA.

While we were in New York I bought some of their USA polishes, to try them out since I heard so much good things about their products.

I bought the following:

Sally Hansen Diamond Strength – 460 Save the Date

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Sally Hansen Xtream Wear – (left) 390 Red Carpet and (right) 310 Gunmetal

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme wear duo

Sally Hansen Fuzzy Coat – 500 Fuzz-Sea

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Thanks to Casey, I also own the rest of the Fuzzy Coats now, but I already showed them to you here.

Back in Germany I was so angry at myself for not buying more of the puppies.
The quality is really great and the price in the USA is so good! The Xtream Wear polishes are around 4$ if I remember correctly and the Fuzzy Coats and even Diamond Strength polishes are only about 6$. Here in Germany the Fuzzy Coats were available last year and cost 9 euro, which is around 12,50$. What?

Anyway, that is why I don’t really want to buy them her in Germany, plus I love the Diamond Strength and Xtream Wear more then the Salon Manicure….so that is that….
Recently Rossmann offered 30% on all their nail polish products, which was the perfect chance for me to get some Sally Hansen products here in Germany as well.

I bought two nail care products, Doubble Duty and Complete Care.
I tried them and really like them because they both can be used as base coat and top coat or the Complete Care simply as nail care on its own.

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I also bought three of the Salon Manicure polishes. I think the colors of the Salon Manicure Collection are not so special. They are simple but of good quality.

Here are my favorites.

From left to right, 679 – Pennies for Heaven, 630 – Haute Chocolate and 670 – Midnight in New York.

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Here are two nail designs I did after getting these.

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What do you think of Sally Hansen products? I heard that the Insta dry fast drying top coat is super great, maybe I will try this one next :D
I also would love to try the Nail Polish Strips! awwww~~ my poor wallet.

Let me know what you think and which are your favorites if you use a lot of SH products.

Mara

☆『マラ』☆