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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

More Fun with Sally Hansens Nail Art Pen

 Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens

Nail Art isn't a new thing.  It's actually been around for years now, but just not practical or simplified for the average person, espically with our crazy work schedules. 

This year, I see Nail Art is becoming one the hottest nail trends.  From your Celebrities to polished professionals - everyones doing it.  And, Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens makes it so much easier without the high cost of salon services.

Hopefully, you guys were able to snatch these up when Walgreens had their Buy One Get One Free Sale last week. 

Check out some designs with the light pink pen. 

OPI Alpine Snow Polish

OPI Alpine Snow base color plus Fast Dry top coat. Make sure you apply a topcoat before playing with the nail art pens.  Picture taken before applying SH Light Pink Nail Art Pen.

Sally Hansen Pink Nail Art Pen Designs

Picture taken after applying Sally Hansen light pink Nail Art Pen.  Wait until the nail art is completely dry before applying a base coat.

See how easy this is?  I wanted to mess around with some simple designs.  The half moon mani on my pinky finger was really easy.

Here's the low down.  I've only seen these available at Walgreens and they retail for $7.99 (.96 oz).  Expensive, Yes.  But, that's your call.  If you can find these on BOGO sales, that's fabulous.

Are these available in Canada?  Have no Clue.  Sally Hansen lacks good customer service.  So, sorry guys I can't answer that for you.  I tried, gals :)  If anyone sees these in Canada, can you please let me know for my readers? 

Some colors I've tested are red, pink, white, gold, silver.  The red pen gave me all kinds of problems.  The formula was orangey and watered down.  I'm not sure if mine was defective or if all are like that.  It just didn't have good coverage as the white and pink pens.

Tags: sally hansen, nail art pens, swatches

Posted by Steph at 01:31:am
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(6) Comments

gayle said on Jan 14th, 2009 1:45 am
awwww! your nails look sooo cute! I love love love the pink nail art pen...you did a nice job:)
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Steph said on Jan 14th, 2009 2:13 am
Aww, thanks Gayle! :) These are super easy! I really loved the light pink pen. The coverage was most excellent!
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Chrissy said on Jan 17th, 2009 9:56 am
I *really* want these now! Thanks for the review!
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anonymous said on Jan 20th, 2009 4:15 am
I havent seen this in canada yet and i really want them... anyone no where a good place to go is? Thanks for the post, luv your nails!
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Hend said on Feb 7th, 2009 11:27 am
super nice! can't wait for mine to arrive!
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shaikha said on Nov 17th, 2009 4:39 pm
I want to gt this. I'm from the UAE, how can I buy it?
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