Saturday, 17 November 2012

Impress Press on Nails in Payback

Here's another post about my favourite press on nails. This time I tried these funky leopard print ones. (You can see the pictures of the plain ones I used in my last post about Impress here)

 Plus points for these nails are that there is no glue to mess around with, the nails are pre- glued and you just peel off the plastic strip before pressing them to your own nails. (The pack comes with a little prep wipe for your nails before you apply) They are so simple to use it only took me a few minutes to apply them making them great for when you are in a rush and want good looking nails fast without waiting for them to dry, or faffing about with nail glue of you usually wear falsies.

  I didn't have to cut or file them down. There are 24 nails in each pack compromising of different sizes and widths so you should be able to find something to fit. My own nails are pretty small but I was able to find a match for each finger. One tip I would give is to find matches for all your fingers before applying and peel the plastic off every nail before you start applying, this can prove a bit fiddly once you start applying nails and trying to peel the plastic off!

  The end result was shiny uniform looking nails in minutes with no drying time or messy glue. The nails were durable (Impress claim they last up to a week) and survived me wearing them to work, typing on the computer all day etc. When I took them off I couldn't believe how easy it was! You just peel them off at the sides- this is easier if you apply a bit of nail polish remover to them and voila! My own nails were undamaged and perfectly fine afterwards!! I was amazed, they were maybe a little dry but in no way damaged, sticky or peeling as they can be when I have tried to remove nails applied with glue before. I usually find removal a pain and really messy and time consuming but these nails were quick and easy to take off and didn't leave my natural nails in a mess. Which is great if you are like me and  change your nail colour often.

  The nails come in 36 styles, and have a vast selection of solid colours and fun patterns. Nicole Scherzinger is currently the face of the collection- you may have seen the TV and magazine adverts. They are available in Boots and Superdrug in the UK and you can read all about them and see the colour selection on their website here. I was really pleased with these and would definitely repurchase them for a quick easy manicure for a night out/holiday. No fuss or mess just pretty snazzy looking nails! The solid colour nails are priced at £7.99 and the patterned ones are £8.99 (cheaper than a trip to the salon!) Has anyone else tried these or do you have a different favourite acrylic nail brand?



  1. These look awesome on you I am loving the look! I have never tried them but at the moment I am giving my nails a little break haha xx


    1. Thanks my lovely! As press on nails go they are really good. I love the fact you don't have to mess around with glue. xx


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