Not that long ago I posted a review of some of the nail polishes from H&M, which was a very mixed experience to put it mildly as I’ve never experienced any nail polish line having such quality differences between different shades before.
But as always I am curious to try new offerings when it comes to budget friendly brands.
Before I go any further into this review let me just tell you straight away that these gel nail polishes is not anything innovative in my opinion but I tend to like them since they usually last longer than regular nail polishes. A lot of other brands have these polishes were you have a main shade and a sealing top coat.
I’ll have to say that this line seems to be much more sophisticated than their regular line as the colours are deeper and more saturated. There is only one shimmer shade and it is the one I picked up called Green as gold.
How to use
Apply two coats of Gel Studio Nail Colour, allowing 2 minutes drying time. Once dry, apply Gel Studio Top Coat.
I really love this colour despite being a bit disappointed in that the bluish hue in the bottle did not translate to my nails, but this is nonetheless extremely pretty and very different from anything else I have.
It’s a colour that I would like to describe as an olive with a very strong gold shift.
The formula of the nail polish is much thicker than what I associate with gel nail polishes, it is also very gloppy wich makes this difficult to apply evenly as the brush strokes can become quite visible.
This can be quite annoying plus that it sometimes will create air bubbles on the nails, which is weird and something that I can’t remember experiencing with any other nail polish.
After applying two coats of the nail colour and letting both dry completely, it is time to apply the top coat and I am very impressed by it as it dries very quick and leaves a smooth and shiny surface.
How long does it last?
1-2 days unfortunately 😦
It’s also very strange that it comes off in one piece.
I really love the colour but I am very disappointed with the application process and wear time.
I will likely not buy any of the other shades in this line.
Thank you so much for reading!
Tell me what you think of H&M’s nail polish lines, do you like them or not?