Sally Hansen Nail Protex - WTF?!!

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  1. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned


    I took off my acrylic nails and decided I wanted to try to grow my own unaided. They are very weak, brittle and splitting after so much time so I bought some Sally Hansen Nail Protex, which says it will help your nails get stronger again after acrylics. I followed the instructions and put on two coats. But they have literally peeled off!! It's a pale see-through blue colour, and looks a bit murky on my nails but it just comes off - worse than any nail varnish I have ever used in the past!!

    Am I doing something wrong, or has anyone else experienced this?
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  3. Kate

    Kate CDC/PT/PITA

    Did you wipe your nails with acetone before applying the varnish?
  4. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    No. I scrubbed them with soap and a nail brush to make sure they were as bare as I could get them, but not worn varnish for a while. Do you think it might have been the soap??
  5. Kate

    Kate CDC/PT/PITA

    That'd be my guess! I'd try again, but give them a quick swipe with acetone after scrubbing, to remove any remaining soap.

    I had the same thing happen once which is how I know :)
  6. LiL_PSyChO

    LiL_PSyChO New Member

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    I have the same thing with sally hansen products, most products in fact, lol

    The best thing I've used is something called Nail Magic, I think it's available online now but the only shop I've ever found it in is John Lewis, it's about 8.99 or 9.99 :)

    Hope that helps a bit.
  7. raudi

    raudi One Last Time.......

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    I find Sally's products peel off my nails too! Was told that my nails were too oily forthe product

    currently have my acrylics on!
  8. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    Will have a look for that nail magic - thanks ladies :)
  9. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

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