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OPINail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula

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Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula

Item #: 6051906 Size: 0.5 oz

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Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula by OPI provides maximum strengthening with hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium for harder, stronger, natural nails! Ideal for weak, damaged nails. (Results are based on variables, each ones desired results, correct application, 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.)
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.
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Propyl Acetate, Tosylamide/Formaldehyde Resin, Isopropyl Alcohol, Triphenyl Phosphate, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, n-Butyl Alcohol, Formaldehyde, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Camphor, Diacetone Alcohol, Ethyl Tosylamide, Benzophenone-1, Citric Acid, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Dimethicone, Calcium Pantothenate, CI 60725 (Violet 2), CI 77891 (Titanum Dioxide).

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OPINail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula
 
4.8

(based on 104 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Long lasting (52)
  • Absorbs quickly (25)
  • Gentle (15)
  • Moisturizing (9)

Cons

  • Strong odor (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Every week (37)
  • Everyday (36)
  • Evening (4)
  • Every other day (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Manicure/pedicure addict (35)

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5.0

LUV THIS PRODUCT

By MIMI656

from Madisonville, La.

About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily

    Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

    Can be used alone for a fresh clean look

     
    4.0

    longer & stronger nails

    By Jessica aka Snow White

    from Olathe KS

    About Me Newish To The Nail Scene

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Long Lasting
    • Strengthens Nails

    Cons

    • Pricey
    • Takes A Long Time To Dry

    Best Uses

    • Every Week

    Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

    My nails have always been on the week side & tend to peel & break. I notice a big difference in nail health when I'm using this product and it's the only thing that gets my nails to grow a little longer

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This product does strengthen nails

    By Wanda

    from Arlington, TX

    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

    • Daily
    • Evening
    • Every Week

    Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

    I use this product to strengthen my nails. It works great. Dries fast. The only complaint is the smell but it does smell like any nail polish.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Can't live without

    By Nail Monkey

    from Greenville, NC

    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Keeps Nails Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Every Time

      Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

      I use this every time I do my nails. Have been using it for years.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By Glenna

      from Michigan

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Every Week

        Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

        I've used the original formula for years - it's made my nails strong and beautiful.i

        I strongly recommend it to those with thin, weak nails!!!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Immediate results excellent product

        By Toots

        from Midwest

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Helped My Splitting Nails

        Cons

        • It's Expensive But Works

        Best Uses

        • As directed

        Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

        Use as directed.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        love this product

        By none

        from Casa Grande AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily

          Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

          i love this product

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best base coat

          By Kelly

          from Independence, KY

          About Me Do it yourself

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

          • No Cons With This Product

          Best Uses

          • Daily
          • Every Week

          Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

          I've tried brands but I always go back to this. It keeps my in good shape and strong

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The best ever!

          By Hermione

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Every Week

            Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

            This is the best nail strengthener I've tried. My nails peel and break, especially in the winter. OPI Nail Envy has solved my problems year after year, and it seconds as a top/clear coat.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I have used this product for 5 yrs for my thin peeling nails

            By Sally, retired

            from Lakewood, CO

            About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily

              Comments about OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener Original Formula:

              It has helped my thin nails, plus after removing the acrylics my nails began to peel back, you recommended this product and it works! My nails are much better.

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              • Q:

                How long do I use this product once nails improve? Then how do i apply, how often, or just continually do the normal instructions for use?
                Asked on 12/13/2015 by cat from san berdoo, ca

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  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. Results vary by individual and are dependent on the initial condition of your nails.

                  Answered on 12/15/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                I have had acrylic nails for years. I took them off about a year ago. My nails have ridges, are dry, brittle and pealing. They are not sensitive. Which product should I use?

                Thank you!!
                Asked on 12/2/2015 by nhjodi from New Hampshire

                1 answer

              • Q:

                I am growing out my acrylic nails instead of removing them so I won't damage the nail underneath. Can I use this product over the acrylic as well as the new nail growth?
                Asked on 11/20/2015 by Terrie from maryville,tn

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  We reached out to OPI, and they state that this product should be used on natural nails only.

                  Answered on 11/30/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is this good for dry nails?
                Asked on 8/26/2015 by Madison from Mississippi, U.S.

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Does Nail Envy still contain formaldehyde? I know it used to, but wondering if they redid the formula without it now... I will go back to using it if it's formaldehyde-free! :)
                Asked on 8/17/2015 by Holly from Cleveland, OH

                1 answer

              • Q:

                I bought this to help with peeling nails. I've been using it for a couple days and my nails feel measurably stronger. My question is - are nails strengthened only while I'm wearing it or will my nails still be stronger when I remove it after one week? Thanks!
                Asked on 7/27/2015 by DCUltaFan

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Your nails should be stronger after removing Nail Envy, though how much stronger really does depend on the initial condition of your nails (results vary by individual). It may take longer than one week to see noticeable improvement.

                  Answered on 7/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                Hi, I have had tips and either acrylic or gel nails. Usually as they grew out I would have a layer of either on my nails. I have done this since a teen in High School, I now want to let them be natural and grow out. At this time they are a bit weak and I wanted to know if this will help them to get stronger?
                Asked on 6/23/2015 by Beach Bum Gal from NC

                1 answer

              • 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 Expert

                  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 Expert

                  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 Expert

                  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
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