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Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula

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OPINail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula
 
4.8

(based on 60 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (49)
  • Long lasting (26)
  • Absorbs quickly (11)
  • Dries quickly (4)
  • Gentle (4)

Cons

  • Strong odor (6)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Every week (25)
  • Everyday (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Manicure/pedicure addict (17)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Is was good, not great.

By NailNovice16

from Chicago, IL

About Me Nail novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries quick
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Doesn't Last
  • Peels Easily

Best Uses

  • Bad Nails

Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

It was good, not great. Still having the issue of weak and peeling nails after following its directions for 3 weeks. Maybe I just don't know what I'm doing though.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love this product

By sweet

from Ripon

About Me Home Manicure

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Once or twice a week

    Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

    I use this once or twice a week with several coats. Dries very fast and leaves a nice clear coat. This product has helped my nails from breaking and peeling. I have been using this for about 10 years now.

     
    5.0

    it works but pricey

    By Pirate Princess

    from Port Charlotte FL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Doesn't Peel Off
    • It really works

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

        It works!

         
        5.0

        Great for nail growth

        By sydney85

        from Chicago, Illinois

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Every Week

          Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

          Really helps my nails keep strong

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          best product

          By elsie the florist

          from Tuxedo ny

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Long Lasting
          • This is the best product

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

              This is the best product on the market to grow nails. Doesn't peel and it works. My hands are always in water and chemicals cause I work with flowers and plants and am constantly forgetting to put on gloves.
              Even opi nail polish stays on without peeling.
              I strayed and used something else which caused my nails to peel and crack. Never again. I will always use opi.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Got my nails growing again!

              By Tp

              from Michigan

              About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Every Week

                Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

                I've had cracked, chipped and peeling nails for almost a year and couldn't find anything to stop this from happening. I bought this about a month ago, used it every other day for a week and then once a week. I can't believe the difference. My nails are harder, getting longer ( finally !) and the product hasn't turned my nails yellow!

                The best change is that this stopped the cracks from going deeper into my nail, which can be very painful! I'm very pleased with this purchase.

                 
                4.0

                Will use again

                By Becky

                from Wheatfield, IN

                About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Every Week

                  Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

                  I use the product 3-4 times per week.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Would Not Be Without Nail Envy!

                  By Barb

                  from Westland, MI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

                  I have used Nail Envy since 1998 when it helped my nails recover quickly from having acrylics removed. I always have it on my nails whether alone or as a base coat under polish. I hope they never change it or stop making it. I have recommended it many times.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This is one of the best find ever...

                  By Theresa

                  from Delaware, ohio

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Every Week

                    Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

                    My nails were in horrible condition after removing artificial nails. Used many different nail strengtheners with no success. My niece told me about the Nail Envy by OPI. That has been about five years ago and I have been using it ever since. I use two coats under my polish then my top coat. My nails stay nice for around ten days. This is definitely a staple I wouldn't do without.......

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    More than worth the money

                    By Malorie

                    from Keene, NH

                    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dries Fast And Glossy
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Gentle
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily

                      Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

                      I have brittle nails but I live to do nail art! Thus product allows my nails to grow strong, fast, and healthy! This polish is clear so it doesn't interfere with my manicure designs. I've used the matte version of this polish in the past, but I personally do not feel that version works as well as the original formula does. Within two weeks there is a HUGE difference in my nail health and it's not a hassle filled routine to keep up. Just one thin coat per day for seven days, then take it off with nail polish remover and start over again. The bottle lasts forever too! I am a life time believer in this product, if they ever decide to discontinue this product I will stock up like crazy!

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                      • Q:

                        Can I use OPI nail envy over the top of Opi gels? I have just had a Opi gel manicure but wondered if I could use this over the top?
                        Asked on 5/2/2015 by LAD

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula should not be applied over gel nail lacquer, as it will not properly adhere. For better results, apply Nail Envy to the natural nail prior to your gel manicure.

                          Answered on 5/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have applied the initial two coats to my natural nail. When I apply additional coats every other day (as per the instructions), can I put this on top of a colored nail polish, or should I just keep building up layers on the two base layers on my natural nail? Thank you!
                        Asked on 4/6/2015 by Beauty Buff

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          You can certainly apply over nail lacquer.

                          Answered on 4/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What will happen if I reapply this product daily instead of every other day?
                        Asked on 4/1/2015 by Post Shellac Depression from El Paso, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula should be used as instructed for best results. Using it daily causes a thick layer over the nail that will most likely peel.

                          Answered on 4/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can I add a clear top coat over the Nail Envy and have it still work as stated?
                        Asked on 11/25/2014 by craftEcowgirl from Iowa

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Yes, you will still see results if you apply a top coat over Nail Envy.

                          Answered on 12/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        directions for use please
                        Asked on 10/23/2014 by Toni from United Kingdom

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Apply two coats to clean, dry nails with cuticles pushed back, followed by one coat every other day. After one week, use any OPI Polish Remover to remove all Nail Envy and nail lacquer, if present. Begin application again. Nail Envy works best to strengthen nails as a base coat in actual contact with the natural nail. It can also be used as a top coat over nail lacquer.

                          Answered on 10/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        How long does the product last ? I purchased a bottle about 5 yrs ago and need to go back to using it.
                        Asked on 10/14/2014 by NancyV

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Depending on use and storage, the shelf life is 3 years. Store in a cool dry dark place; the refrigerator is a good place. Store and use at temperatures between 70 F/21 C and 80 F/27 C. Do not leave in direct sunlight.

                          Answered on 10/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What type of nail polish remover should be used to remove the Nail Envy to start the process over again after a week? Is non-acetone best?
                        Asked on 9/27/2014 by The MoM

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Can I use this with Ridge Filler?
                        Asked on 8/6/2014 by sierraftnr from Mother Lode

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          You can certainly use Nail Envy with Ridge Filler. For best results when using these two products together, we recommend applying Ridge Filler as a base coat and applying Nail Envy as a top coat.

                          Answered on 8/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        How will it take to see longer,stronger nails?
                        Asked on 5/22/2014 by eybaddict

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Results are based on variables; each one's desired results, correct application and the type of work you do. On average, you should begin to see growth within 2-3 weeks; however, everyone’s nails grow at a different rate.

                          Answered on 5/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        I get that I'm supposed to reapply every other day, but is there a point where I'm supposed to REMOVE it all and start anew, or just keep applying indefinitely? I mean, I get it that if I use it as a base coat under polish that i will remove it when removing color, but what if I'm not using a polish?
                        Asked on 5/11/2014 by Lisa MCS from Guatemala City, Guatemala

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Apply two coats to clean, dry nails with cuticles pushed back, followed by one coat every other day. After one week, use any OPI Polish Remover to remove all Nail Envy and nail lacquer, if present. Begin application again. Nail Envy works best to strengthen nails as a base coat in actual contact with the natural nail. It can also be used as a top coat over nail lacquer.

                          Answered on 5/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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