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Friday, August 7th, 2009

New Colors: Sally Hansen Insta Dri Fall

Sally Hansen Fall 09 Insta Dri

It's Friday and what gal doesn't love that!!  Since you've worked long and hard this week, girlfriend... You deserve a much needed treat from Sally Hansen's Insta Dri line. Your totally worth it!

This Fall, Sally introduces a variety of eight, limited edition colors to the Insta Dri line. The collection ranges from reds, pink, white (sheer), violet (ooh la, la), teal and blue.

Application: I'm not entirely convinced with Sally's wide, tapered brush. It's a love, hate relationship. Love the opaque colors, but my petite nail beds say no, no, no to this large, oversized brush. But, I'll deal. The formula itself is perfecto.

On your mark, get set, go... Grab your kicks, it's time to head over Walgreen's and let the stalking begin!   

Check out the three I snatched up.

Sally Hansen Violet Voom nail polish

Sally Hansen Fall Insta Dri collection

Violet VOOM has that boom, boom Pow! A vivacious, blurple with pink and blue shimmer. Oh my, this is really fabulous and unique! More purple than OPI's Play til Midnight and not as blue as OPI's Blue my Mind. I'll post comparison swatches tomorrow.

Sally Hansen Ink a Blink blue nail polish

Sally Hansen Insta Dri fall collection

In-a-Blink-Blue is another great shade from this collection. A deep sky blue with bright aqua shimmer.

Sally Hansen Teal Takeoff nail polish

Sally Hansen Insta Dri fall collection

It don't suprise me I fell for this blue green shade. Teal Takeoff is a gorgeous shimmering teal.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend! This collection is now available, keep your eyes peeled.

(7) Comments

keri said on Aug 7th, 2009 8:03 pm
woooow violet voom is GORGEOUS!!!!! : )

Niki said on Aug 7th, 2009 8:09 pm
I knew I was gonna love that purple! It's my fave of these three.

Valerie said on Aug 7th, 2009 8:32 pm
I looooove Violet Voom! I've never seen that shade of violet in a nail polish before and it's gorgeous! I'm so getting that. :D

colormepinkenblue said on Aug 7th, 2009 9:28 pm
oh no! I haven't even been able to find the colors i wanted from the summer insta-dri line. oh well :( thank you for the wonderful swatches as usual!

Lucy said on Aug 8th, 2009 12:21 am
What pretty colors. Love the Violet Voom.

Shayna said on Aug 9th, 2009 11:56 am
did you have any problems with staining? every color in this line has stained my nails horribly!

Belle said on Aug 9th, 2009 5:21 pm
I had it stain too! I thought it was just the color I got 'Jumping Jade' and to take it off it was a pain so now I think twice about using it.

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