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Red Carpet Manicure

Step 2: Nail Laquer

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Red Carpet ManicureStep 2: Nail Laquer
 
4.0

(based on 1156 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (750)
  • Long lasting (717)
  • Great color (605)
  • Fast drying (517)
  • Good value (507)

Cons

  • Not true to color (273)
  • Hard to remove (153)
  • Difficult to apply (64)
  • Chips easily (57)
  • Messy/clumpy (35)

Best Uses

  • Any time (628)
  • Special occasions (197)
  • Professional settings (130)
  • Nail art/design (96)
  • Top coat (69)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (372), Manicure/pedicure addict (333), Professional (219), Natural (214), Trendy style (202)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (69), 10 minutes (36), 1+ hour (21)

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4.0

Great Bargin

By depuyl

from Mankato

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

      Love the Red Carpet Gel Nails. Easy to use and got them on sale which is awesome! For a busy mom, this is great! I can have fantastic nails for at least a week!

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      1.0

      Disappointed

      By Allie

      from Beverly,MA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult to apply
        • Not Effective
        • Not long lasting

        Best Uses

        • Women

        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

        I had a professional nail tech. apply the gel with all the right equipment but it was difficult to get it to adhere to the upper part of the nail.
        It also chipped on several nails after 4 days.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes
         
        4.0

        good product

        By Meesh

        from Castro Valley, CA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

            I just bought the Red Carpet Pro kit about a month ago, and so far the results are great. If you just make sure and clean up your nails beforehand and follow all the directions, everything seems to last as it should. I bought about 6 different color of nail polishes when they had a buy one get one free, and the couple I've used are very pretty and keep their color and are true to the shade on the bottle. As the directions say, put everything on in thin coats; otherwise, it tends to be like rubber and will just peel off. Also keep away from the skin, that tends to make it peel easier too. So far I love this product and so happy not to have to pay 25.00 at the nail salon any more.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            5.0

            I am a gel convert and RCM is my jam.

            By Rachel

            from Indiana

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

            • Requires Practice

            Best Uses

            • Biweekly Use
            • Weekly Use

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

            This product can be difficult IF you don't follow directions. My first solo attempt, I disregarded many of the instructions and had a less than perfect result. Following the instructions from the manufacturer is CRITICAL for long lasting polish: Prepping by filing, using all THREE layers applied in thin, even coats, curing under the LED light for the correct time.

            While it takes a while to apply base, at least 2 coats of color and top coat, the polish is so shiny and usually last about 1-1.5 weeks before I need to reapply due to nail growth or me peeling them off--much longer than I ever get with traditional nail polishes.

            WOULD recommend you take the cap off and look at the polish in the bottle before buying. Bottles are opaque, so exterior does not always perfectly match polish (an old emerald polish came in a lime bottle, for example) and many polishes are not opaque, especially the glittery ones.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            3.0

            Thin When Applied

            By MSmith

            from Cleveland, Ohio

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not Very Thick

              Best Uses

                Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                This product could be thicker in the sense of being able to cover your nail in teo coats or less.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                5.0

                Great Find

                By Nana Nessa

                from Paducah, KY

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Weekly Use

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                  I enjoy using this product...it is easy to apply and wears for a long time.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes
                   
                  4.0

                  Beware of color variations!

                  By Jo the Lover of Her New Nails

                  from Colorado Springs, CO

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Color Unmatched

                  Best Uses

                  • Women

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                  Loved the quality and look of the gel nail polish! However, I didn't realize that I was purchasing a "Barbie special" color. The bottle color and shelf color swatch did not prepare me for the glitter magenta color! Based on the bottle color, I was anticipating a soft pink with glitter. It would be nice to have actual swatches with the colors painted (like nail salon) so we know what we're buying.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 10 Minutes
                   
                  5.0

                  Very Happy Nails

                  By Red Curls and Pearls

                  from Marquette, MI

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Time consuming

                  Best Uses

                  • Easily Chipped Nails
                  • Weekly Use

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                  Chipped or messed up nails make me cringe! I've been skeptical about gel polish for years, but after receiving an LED light as a gift, I was eager to try RCM. I was thrilled that the color not only stayed chip-free for over a week, but also remained glossy! I can't wait to stock up on more colors.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 1+ Hour
                   
                  4.0

                  Nice Colors, Quality Product

                  By MagMar

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good colors
                  • Spreads Nice

                  Cons

                  • Cost too high

                  Best Uses

                  • Gel Nail Polish Systems

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                  This polish is for UV/Gel nail polish systems. The colors are true to the bottle color, with two coats applied. Nice quality for use at home. Cost runs about $9 or $10 a bottle, which is a little high, but it does last a while.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes
                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By EBH

                  from FL

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                  • Small Learning Curve

                  Best Uses

                  • Instead Of Salon Visit

                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Nail Laquer:

                  Use exactly as recommended

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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