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Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Nail Polish of the Day: Sally Hansen Lightening

Sally Hansen Lightening Nail Polish

Happy Thursday everyone!  Today, I wanted to start off with a bright electrifiying color such as Sally Hansen's Insta-Dri nail polish in Lightening.

Described as yellow creme that's just a tad lighter than Rescue Beauty's Yellow fever minus the sublte shimmer of RBL's.

A month ago, when I reviewed the Insta-Dri polishes, I was uncertain how the wide tapered brush was going to pan out.  But, after testing these babies out, I ended up really liking them.

The brush fit perfectly in my nail area and allowed me to achieve the two and three coat swipe that the Insta-Dri's are intended for. 

Check out one more swatch below.

Sally Hansen Yellow Nail Polish

The Insta-Dri polishes are now available at stores and retails for $4.99/ea.  Hope your having a fabulous day!

Tags: nail polish of the day, notd, sally hansen, lightening

Posted by Steph at 02:29:am
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(8) Comments

Gayle said on Jan 8th, 2009 2:47 am
I like this yellow very much. I just bought OPI the "IT Color", which I dont like very much because my daughter said it reminded her of Nacho Cheese. Yikes! I think I will be heading over to Walgreens for this one, they have a sale this week, buy one get one free, cant beat that!
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Katee (e-polishblog) said on Jan 8th, 2009 3:51 am
I would totally wear this on my toes, but not my fingers. I just can't get used to yellow on my finger nails for some reason :)
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Steph said on Jan 8th, 2009 10:04 am
I agree! Yellow is a super hot color pedicure color. Heck, I'll wear any color though. I love yellow for summer espically :)
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Steph said on Jan 8th, 2009 10:09 am
Hi Gayle, I love the "it" color - it's so unique. And, I'm sure it looks fab on you too! Those BOGO sales are awesome and most always take advantage of them. Let us know what you get! PS: I can NEVER EVER leave a store without grabbin a bottle of polish...yes I'm doomed :)
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gayle said on Jan 9th, 2009 3:33 am
Ok, just got back from walgreens and I picked up 13 colors: #10 Lightening, #12 Blue Streak, #13 Racey Rouge, #14 Flashy Fuchsia, #15 Presto Pink, #16 Blush Rush, #17 Mochachino, #18 Cinna-Snap, #19 Wined Up, #20 Pronto Purple, #21 Uptempo Plum, #22 Jumpin' Jade, #23 Blazing Blue. I think Im done polish shopping for the month :) I REALLY LOVE Lightening, thanks for the swatch..
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Steph said on Jan 10th, 2009 8:31 am
Awesome haul Gayle! You got some great colors - so glad you picked up jumpin jade too. That was one of my favorites and the yellow of course I ended up liking alot too :)
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Jenn said on Jan 11th, 2009 10:38 am
I have a yellow nail polish by NYC, and it's so light you have to put 5 coats on to make it noticeable! So I'm definitely gonna go out and find this one. Thanks Steph <3
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Steph said on Jan 11th, 2009 11:02 am
Hi Jenn, You'll love this one SO much better than NYC's taxi yellow! It's much darker and only takes two coats :) xoxo
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