Treat your nails!
     CND's SolarOil described as "A synergistic blend of naturally light oils and Vitamin E, designed to deeply penetrate and protect skin and nails."  It contains Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E which nourishes your nail and cuticles.  It comes in three different sizes (1/8 oz, .25 oz & .5 oz). The one I have here is the .5 oz bottle that comes in a nail polish like bottle. With an easy to use brush applicator.
     I have been using this daily because my nails peel and it can look very visible and also my cuticles sometimes tend to dry out and look unappealing. When using this light sweet almond scented oil, it instantly penetrates the nail and skin providing nourished healthy looking nails. Not only for my natural nails but this is great for acrylics to especially when they are growing out, this oil will keep them in good shape! Don't stop there, I use these for anywhere my skin gets dry and it works great! Just a fair warning, don't put your fingers in your mouth after, didn't taste well. Haha!
     CND Stickey Anchoring Base Coat is described as "a soft, sticky 3-free base coat for healthy nails." Now I usually don't use base coats to make my color last longer but just to prevent the color from staining my nails. That's because my nail polish usually chips off in a day no matter what. The Stickey base coat is a 3-free formula does not contain Formaldehyde,Toluene or Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP). So it's easy on your nails, which is a plus for my peeling and constantly breaking nails. 
     It dries a tiny but tacky which is where they get the name "Stickey" and that's what really helps the nail polish adhere better to your nails. You can also use this perfectly with nail enhancements as well such as acrylics.  I was very pleased with this base coat and actually impressed that my nails had barely chipped after 5 days. To me it was impressive since I rarely even wear nail polish unless I have acrylics on because I can never get it to stay on! Here is a picture of what my nails looked like about 5 days after applying nail polish using the Stickey Base Coat.
After about 5 days, minimal chipping using the stickey base!
     CND's Nail Colour is described as "professional-quality, 3-free nail creme Colour. Just like the Stickey this does not contain Formaldehyde,Toluene or Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP). They also have a choice of 50 shades! So there's no way can you not find a color you love! The two colors I was trying out were in Oilslick and Eclectic Purple. Although I wish I had some fun summery colors but these are very nice colors I will for sure put to good use! (Swatch below)
    First I need to let you know my favorite thing about this polish is the application. It's consistent and goes on super smooth. Also that this is the first nail polish that I have used that only needs ONE coat. Yes... when painting my nails with this I only needed one coat and it was enough. This cut down on my drying time and on the amount of time it takes to do my nails because I don't have to do two or three coats.
     I found the brush to be easy to work with and maybe a little bit wider than most brushes which I find easier to use. It has a flat top to the brush which is okay but I like brushes that have a little taper to them because personally it's just easier for me to get a neater application near the cuticles. Overall, I love love love the formula to this polish and will love to soon get some bright fun colors!
Excuse my messy paint job!

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