[Review] Revlon Brilliant Strength Nail Enamel

Another review~Since my last couple of reviews had been of lip products, I decided to review another product that I use quite often: Nail polish.

Today, I will be reviewing Revlon’s Brilliant Strength Nail Enamel in “060 Allure”. I got it because I wanted a natural, pretty looking pink. This was on sale, plus I had a coupon for a dollar off, so I ended up buying it. I didn’t notice it was sheer until I opened it, but that was okay. It’s difficult to see in the picture, and in store lighting, apparently, but it’s definitely sheer.

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The brush was okay. Not great, but did its job fairly well. It was easy to hold and didn’t present any kind of problem with me.

Revlon Polish in Allure

I thought that the colour would come out a pretty pink that I could just wear whenever. I never really got to find out. Why? Well, let me explain what happened when I first put this polish on.

It was streaky and kind of goopy (Not sure if you can see that in the picture, but it’s a bit runny compared to some of my other polishes), which is a total pet peeve of mine, but I thought that it would even itself out after a while. It never did, not even after drying. I decided to try putting on a thinner coat, and then a thicker coat, but that didn’t work, either. It looked better after about 3 coats, but that wasn’t what I had wanted. I just wanted a nice polish that wasn’t too dark. One that I could just put one sheer coat of on. This definitely didn’t do that for me. The colour was pretty, though. I’ll give it that, but it wasn’t what I expected.

Also, the dry time. This took longer to dry than I expected. It took almost five minutes before my first coat was dry! I tried putting on a thin coat, but even that took a few minutes to dry. And, like I said before, the polish didn’t even itself out on my nails, either.

I had, unfortunately, lost the receipt, so I couldn’t return it. I was disappointed, but I got it for a good price, so I didn’t think it was a big deal. I just won’t be trying Revlon polishes again. I think I’ll stick with my Sally Hansen for now.

Pros:

  • Pretty colour (Same as in the bottle)
  • Easy to use brush

Cons:

  • Streaky and goopy
  • Doesn’t even out
  • Have to put on three coats before it looks even

Overall Rating: 3/10

Would I repurchase? No.

Unfortunately, this polish just didn’t do it for me. I continued hunting for the perfect, natural pink polish. I did in fact end up finding one, but let’s save that for another review, shall we?

Anyways, a pretty short review compared to my previous ones, but I didn’t have much to say about this polish. It’s too bad the polish has to go to waste, though. Perhaps someone I know will want it? It would be nice, if you put on three coats of it, I guess. I simply can’t get over the streaky, goopy formula, though.

Edit: Thank God for auto-save. My browser shut down on me right as I was putting in the second picture, and you can’t even imagine my shock and panic. Fortunately, I remember that WordPress automatically saves your drafts before I totally rewrote this review. *Sigh of relief*

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