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Sensationail Purple Orchid

I just recently joined the word of at-home gel manicures.  Polish never lasts more than a day or two on me, and although I like to change color often, I do not like chips.  I have been considering a gel starter kit for a while now, but didn’t like the 2 week commitment to the same color.  While browsing Meijer one day, I found the Sally Hansen Insta Gel Strips starter kit on clearance for $13.99, and decided it was time to take the plunge.  So far, I am loving gel polish, even though the mini-one-finger light is a pain to use for a full manicure.

One of the first gel polishes I bought is Sensationail’s Purple Orchid.

IMG_0007Purple Orchid is a deep purple with subtle purple and blue micro-glitter.  The polish applied easily, although it did not have as much shine as other gel polishes I’ve tried.



This close-up shows the purple and blue micro-glitter.


Overall,  I really enjoy this polish.  It is a perfect purple, and showed no signs of wear during the week that I wore it.   What are your favorite gel colors?