Sally Hansen nail polish needs no introduction since we already know what a magnificent brand it is. They are the leaders in mass market nail care and a brand that I can always rely on having exceptional color and wear.
Sally Hansen doesn’t rest on its laurels though since they are always looking for ways to improve their brand. I think they’ve really nailed that with their new Color Therapy™ polishes. These polishes not only look beautiful, wear incredibly well, and are easy to apply but Color Therapy™ works to nourish your nails.
STICKS AND STONES absolutely surprised me. This is the first of the polishes I wore and it blew me away. It’s a dark purple with lovely small flecks of red shimmer in it. If I hadn’t seen the brand I’d have thought it was an indie polish since it’s so unique.
The shimmer likes to hide so you won’t see it all the time but when you do, it will bring a happy smile to your face.
Next surprise for me is THERAPEWTER. This is a metallic polish so it was completely different than Sticks and Stones. It’s a type of pewter (Sally Hansen calls it a deep metallic charcoal) but there’s a lot of green in it so I considered it more of a green than a pewter. Either way to describe it doesn’t take away from the uniqueness of this lovely.
In light that’s not as bright as my nail salon I can see more of the pewter so it’s like getting two colors in one. This wasn’t difficult to remove even though it has this metallic finish and lots of shimmer. It’s not a polish that you can get away with in one coat, two worked perfectly for me.
HAUTE SPRINGS is my kind of red. I like a bold cool toned red that stands out and lets my nails get noticed.
My skin is cool and I have a lot of red in my hands, especially in the winter when I first wore this. This cream polish lasted perfectly for 7 days, no fading and no tip wear.
Last is RED-IANCE, an warm cherry red. This is the perfect pedicure shade too. You’ll radiate with long lasting color with Red-iance.
So what makes Sally Hansen Color Therapy™ something so unusual from the rest of the 467,598,022 nail polishes available? They are a long lasting polish that is meant to last for 10 days but they apply and remove like a regular polish. They have a patented formula that “blends a complex of natural argan, acai, and evening primrose oil to condition weak, dry nails. Argan oil contains high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamin E, an antioxidant vital for healthy skin and nails. Acai berry oil is rich in omega-3, 6, and 9 essential fatty acids that are valued for nutrition and conditioning in skin and hair care. Evening primrose oil features essential fatty acids that are known to help reinforce hair strength.” Each bottle cap says Argan Oil Formula so you know what you are getting when you go shopping.
As a polish junkie who doesn’t ever want to be without gorgeous colors I give Sally Hansen Color Therapy™ an all thumbs up. — Marcia
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The Nail Polish Colors
From the colorful world of Madeline Poole comes a spectrum of 38 pigment rich shades inspired by luxurious tones.
Rich Tones: Bold deep tones with a brilliant impact
? Ohm My Magenta Say “namaste” to this magnificent reddish-purple
? Unwine’d Escape with a beautiful robust bordeaux
? Slicks And Stones A lustrous crystalized purple
? Shea Dream Enrich and nourish in a metallic buttercream hue
? Red-iance Energize with this cherry red
? Haute Springs Clear your head with a restorative red
? Red-y To Glow Harness a zen attitude with a medium cerise tint
? Exotic Acai Cleanse your color palette with this plum tone
? Indiglow Shimmer with an electric metallic violet
? Good As Blue Refresh with this daring navy
? Soothing Sapphire Reflect and restore in a saturated blue jewel tone
? Ja-Cozy Melt away in the aquatic tones of cobalt blue
? Reflection Pool Go with the flow in a metallic aquamarine
? Teal Good A vibrant cerulean lifts the spirits
? Cool Cucumber A deep refreshing garden green
? Bamboost An uplifting yet tranquil muted green
Pinks/Corals: Deep and understated pink tones for the perfect pop of color
- Pampered in Pink Revitalize with this punchy pink
? Aura’nt You Relaxed? Invigorate your senses with vibrant coral
? Soak At Sunset A rose gold tinged with tangerine
? Rosy Quartz A crystallized classic pale pink
? Sheer Nirvana A marvelous marshmallow with hint of muted lilac
? Primrose And Proper A delicate medium pink hue
? Rosy Glow This beautiful begonia pink replenishes and restores
? Berry Smooth A bright electric pink berry
? Mauve Mantra Conjure calm with this carnation tint
? Robes and Rosé A metallic and bubbly fuchsia
? Couple’s Massage Unwind with this shimmery pastel peach
Nudes: Elegant and daring neutrals for the perfect polished finish
? Steely Serene Get centered in a gorgeous greige
? Powder Room A ladylike pearlescent blushed nude
? Chai On Life A warm calming taupe
? Well, Well, Well Keep it clean in this milky hue
? Make My Clay Submit to serenity in this earthy putty shade
? Therapewter Meditate in a deep charcoal metallic
? Haute Stone Relax and revive the senses with this deep clay
? Mud Mask Melt away stress with this earthy mocha brown
? Glow With The Flow A luminous and naturally radiant pale bronze shimmer
? Blushed Petal Breathe it out in a botanical blush tone
? Re-Nude Take some me time with this peach-tinged taupe