Saturday, 12 October 2013

OPI Nail Envy Review



























Growing my nails to a reasonable length has always been an issue for me. I chewed my nails until the age of 16, and I think maybe that did some damage as they are incredibly weak and brittle; breaking at the slightest knock. I'd been looking around for a product that might help when I was lucky enough to win a bottle of OPI's Nail Envy. It's a nail strengthener, with wheat protein and calcium. You apply the product like a regular nail polish, with two coats, and then are instructed to apply a further coat after two days, and another two days after that, building up the layers. After another two days you remove all the polish and start the process again. This might sound like a lot of effort, but it dries so quickly, and believe me, the results are incredible.

Almost immediately I noticed that my nails simply weren't breaking! Even when I accidentally bent my nail backward on itself (ouch!), instead of cracking, the nail survived. After applying more Nail Envy, the line where it had bent back soon disappeared. I've gone through the whole process three times so far, and I think I've only experienced one broken nail in that entire time. My nails also look more healthy with a smoother surface, more healthy pink colour and obviously are longer. This product surpassed any expectations I had, and I feel like I've got a set of new nails!

Amy
xxx

12 comments:

  1. This sounds so good! I might have to try it :)

    http://thebeautybow.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. This sounds like it would be perfect for me - I'm always biting or breaking my nails!

    www.ambersbeautytalk.com

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  3. This is the only base coat I ever use now. I bought it last year and have noticed such a difference to my nails :)

    Great review!

    Laura x
    www.laurasallmadeup.com

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  4. This sounds very good, I have to get it when i see it in a store :)
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.com)

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  5. I'm in the exact same situation. I bit my nails too. I've stopped within the last two years and I find my nails can go through stages, healthy one month, crappy the next. I think this would be a nice purchase!

    - Leanne x

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  6. Ahhh I wish I'd seen the same results when I used it :( I saw very minimal results after 3 months of obsessive use...
    I'm determined not to give up and will try again with it, I used to have healthy long nails and will do just about anything to get them back again!!

    Holly Mixtures
    xx

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  7. Ahhh I wish I'd seen the same results when I used it :( I saw very minimal results after 3 months of obsessive use...
    I'm determined not to give up and will try again with it, I used to have healthy long nails and will do just about anything to get them back again!!

    Holly Mixtures
    xx

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  8. I'm so glad you posted this, handling mine with oily fingers has meant all the writing has come off and i couldn't remember how to use it!

    Charlotte - blotandreapply.com x

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  9. Ok I definitely need to try this! My nails break and chip all of the time and I've heard such great things about OPIs Nail Envy, it sounds like the only thing that will fix them.

    Hannah x
    http://b-l-a-b.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. I've been looking for something like this for ages - looks perfect :) xxx

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  11. this sounds really awesome! I am able to grow my nails long, but always good to have them stronger! :)

    http://lifeslikearoadwetravelon.blogspot.com/
    xx

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  12. I've been wanting to try this out for so long! I've just started to grow my nails and need something to strengthen them!
    Lovely review!

    Laura xox
    http://www.lthornberry.co.uk/

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Reading your comments makes my day :)