Sally Hansen Gem Crush Nail Color at Watsons

A gem sometimes pops up when I’m browsing the Watsons shelves but a whole row of them greeted me from the Sally Hansen display when I was there a couple of days ago. ;)

Gem Crush is the brand’s collection of blingtastic polishes whose ‘full coverage glitter formula turns nails into jewelry that stays on wherever you go’.

I purchased Showgirl Chic: Composed of intense silver glitter interspersed with round – bigger – aqua sparkles, it is slightly reminiscent of Deborah Lippmann Mermaid’s Dream, only less candy-like.

This look was accomplished in less than half an hour, including base coat and top coat. The two Gem Crush coats that I applied set fairly quickly. Scrangie recommends 3 coats for these and I’ll have to agree with her – 2 coats aren’t enough for complete opacity.

This polish has a gritty feel, so you will need a nice gel-like top coat to achieve a glossy smoothness.

In Singapore, these glitter-fest gems retail at S$15.90. I paid S$12.70 for my polish, thanks to a 20% discount at Watsons. :)

Image and video source: Sally Hansen


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