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do higher end nail polishes really last longer than cheaper ones?


Asked by maya123 at 1:40 PM on Nov. 23, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • yes

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:42 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Not in my experience. They all start to break down in 48/72 hours no matter the brand or what you paid for it...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:43 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I generally use OPI nail polish, but sometimes buy Sally Hansen - the OPI is a creamier color, you don't have to put on multiple coats, and the end-result is a lot nicer than cheaper brands. But, of course, it depends on your day-to-day activity: my nail color chips constantly from doing dishes, cutting up food, whatever.

    Answer by Wheepingchree at 1:47 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • i have seen some nail polishes go for $ 30 something per bottle. i wont mind try them but i would have to make sure it last a week and not chip when i do the dishes etc. if it chips i will stick to wet n wild and ice brands.

    Comment by maya123 (original poster) at 1:49 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • no I dont think so...and I have tried all kinds Of nail polish...

    Answer by Truelove77 at 1:50 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • i dont think so, I like Sally Hansen, that one seems the best to me.

    Answer by proudmomma777 at 2:37 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • They still cip but lasat longer. You do not need to put 5 coats on. But I have tried opi nail strengthing polish in clear. I do not repeat do not recommend it. Sally Hansen in clear is much better!

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 3:14 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I think so. After 40 some years of polishing, I have never had a better nail polish than OPI

    Answer by m-avi at 4:29 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • OPI is awesome. I polish my nails about once a week (base coat, 2 color coats, and one top coat) and it doesn't chip. I take it off every week because you can see the outgrowth at the cuticle. China Glaze comes in second.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 7:52 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • sometimes,,,not all the time

    Answer by kim0167 at 8:47 PM on Nov. 23, 2010