Sally Hansen Complete Care Extra Moisturizing 4-in-1 Nail Treatment Product Review

November 9, 2015

Imagine the horror when I ran out of both base and top coat at the same time a couple of months ago. Ok…it wasn’t that dramatic. But funds were low at the time and I really didn’t want to spend money to buy both nail care products. Which is why I was so happy to spot the Sally Hansen Complete Care Extra Moisturizing 4-in-1 Nail Treatment at my local drugstore. I hate the name (it’s just so stinking long) but I really love this product!

I would say it’s a better base coat, but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad top coat. It contains a ton of great ingredients, like avocado oil, olive extract, soy, wheat and silk proteins to moisturize and strengthen. I’ve noticed my nails growing faster and breaking less since I started using this product. They really feel much healthier.

As a base coat, it smooths ridges and creates a really nice canvas for colour application. Even after it’s dried, there’s a slight tackiness, helping the polish adhere and apply with minimal streaks.

The shine when used as a top coat is nice, but it can take nearly an hour to dry completely. I can’t keep my hands still for that long! I always end up with a smudge on at least one finger. It seals the colour decently, but chips a little faster than some other top coats I have tried. Although, I think ‘chippage’ can also be related to the brand/finish of the nail colour itself.

To conclude, I genuinely like this product! My nails have never felt better!

Sidenote: Please leave me a comment if you’ve ever had to go to the washroom whilst waiting for your nails to dry. Trying to undo buttons on your pants with a fresh mani is an exhausting battle. The struggle is real, people!


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