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Orly Nail Defense

Orly

Nail Defense

0.6 oz Item 2258196

Fortifies brittle nails that break easily. A double-dose of plant-derived protein is transported directly to the nail to repair and promote flexibility. Nail layers are sealed and flexible.

Apply as a basecoat and topcoat. Can be used with ORLY nail lacquer or alone as a clear lacquer. Reapply every other day. As nails improve, apply every 4-5 days.

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OrlyNail Defense
 
4.1

(based on 44 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Long lasting (25)
  • Dries quickly (16)
  • Goes on smoothly (16)
  • Gentle (15)

Cons

  • Chips easily (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Does not work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (11)
  • Every week (10)
  • Weekly (10)
  • Everyday (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Manicure/pedicure addict (17), Classic style (11), Trendy style (4)

Reviewed by 44 customers

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5.0

Nail Care Lover

By MsV

from Chicago

About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

    I use this product at least 3 times a week and the results are long, strong beautiful nails. I highly recommend this product.

     
    1.0

    Did not like this

    By Ash

    from Ocean springs, MS

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

    • Chips Easily
    • Does Not Work

    Best Uses

      Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

      My nails are very paper thin. So I wanted to try a nail strengthener but this has not done the job. The polish does not even last an entire day and I reapply very frequently with no results.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Jury still out

      By cgal

      from Newnan ga

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

        It has helped with damaged nails

         
        5.0

        Saved my nails after acrylics

        By ClaireN

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

          Best thing ever. I've had acyrlics for the past two years so my nails are obviously soft and can't grow.

          My nails aren't peeling like other times I've gone acrylic free! Amazing product and would highly recommend!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Did not work for me

          By LindaBinda

          from Fallston, Maryland

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

          • Does Not Work

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

          When it comes to soft. weak, peeling nails that split and break easily, I have had a lifetime sentence. I have probably tried thousands of dollars' worth of polishes, treatments and supplements hoping something would work for me. Sorry to say that the Orly Nail Defense did not work for me. Since I love Orly polishes, I stuck with their line and am now trying Nailtrition. After only a few days, I can feel a difference in the strength of my nails -- fingers crossed.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Saw a difference in a couple days

          By nordsdiva

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Weekly

            Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

            I followed the directions like it stated and within days I can see my nails growing and getting stronger. I have very brittle nails and it splits. It has been almost a week and i see a huge difference in my nails.

             
            5.0

            Absolutely love it!!

            By Beth

            from St.cloud, MN

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly

              Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

              Love this product! Always in search to find a good nail strengthener and this does the job!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Product

              By back to beauty

              from san angelo, texas

              About Me Classic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries Quickly
              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Weekly

                Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

                After a year of splitting, peeling nails due to use of gel products,my nails are back to growing and looking healthy.

                 
                5.0

                Nice finished look

                By Ccraw

                from Columbus, OH

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

                  So far I've only had this for about a week, but after following the instructions and reapplying every other day, my nails seem to be doing great. The polish hasn't chipped or peeled off (that I can see, being clear and all) so my nails haven't suffered any damage with it on (peeling, tearing, breaking, etc). I have not removed it yet so I'm not sure how easy that is, but it seems like it would be normal in that aspect.

                  A week in and I'm impressed, and for so much less than other treatments/brands, it was a steal. Seems to be really worth it!

                   
                  4.0

                  Great product!

                  By CoCo22

                  from Bayonne, NJ

                  About Me Classic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Orly Nail Defense:

                    Has really made my nails stronger.

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