Sally Hansen • Insta-Dri - Brisk Blue • Polishes
|Would buy this product again.||56%|
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I really like this, its great for those times where you don't have time for a full manicure but need one. I really like the brush too, even though it can be hard to get the corners. I only needed one coat, as the bottle said. the only thing I didn't like about this one was that it stains my nails. Its lasted a good 3-4 days before it starts chipping(some times 2, but I'm rough on nail polish, and I don't have the healthiest nails) I also like the bottle a lot!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
I LOVE this polish.
I was afraid it was going to stain, due to reading other's reviews. However I used Butter London Nail Polish Foundation as a base coat, and wore Brisk Blue for 4 days, and it didn't stain my nails at all.
It goes on in 1 coat. Full, beautiful, bright, blue coverage. I love the shape of the brush too (it's short, wide, and square).
I'd definitely buy it again. Just make sure you use a good base coat :)
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Other
Great colour, great bottle shape and perfect brush shape, one coat is enough for full true coverage. I love everything about this and it looks great under a blue glitter top coat. I only paid £1 and cant wait to try out more.
This stained right through my base coat, Ive had manky blue stained nails for over a week now. Its crap.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
While Sally Hansen has a great name considering how many people I know who speak well of the brand, I'm not a fan at all. I love the colors, but the brushes are difficult to maneuver around the edges of my nails. They're not typical round brushes, but sort of rectangular and thick. Some people may prefer brushes to be this way, but they were quite annoying for me to use. Also, the tips of my nails chipped maybe a day or two after I painted them. If I applied a new coat to cover the chip, it looked uneven and sloppy so I ended up throwing the three Insta-Dri polishes I bought. I have yet to find a beautiful, long-lasting polish.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
Wow im surprised at all the bad reviews.. i love this color and everything about the brush and bottle.. it lasts a long time on my toes with no base coat needed just a nice top coat and im ready for the beach! Love it!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium Eyes: Green
A gorgeous, bright, vibrant shade of blue, unique among all the blue polishes I own (and I get a lot of compliments when I wear it). However, as a few others have mentioned, this WILL stain your nails if you don't use a base coat: I used one coat of Essie's ridge-filling base coat--which is a good, relatively thick base coat--and still had minor staining. Two coats of base coat and I had no problems with staining at all, but that kinda defeats the purpose of this supposed fast-drying, one coat polish. I like the wide, round-tipped brush, the polish does dry quickly, and I would buy it again, it's too bad there's such an issue with staining.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Dark, Cool Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
I bought this because the winter blues was kicking in and I had lost my SH Extreme Wear Blue Me Away. This shade is pretty much identical- a bright, creamy lighter blue that is not pastel. I love it, it's very flattering on my darker, caramel skin tone. I have one other shade from this line. I personally don't love the brush. It holds too much and makes very thick strokes unless I constantly swipe it against the neck. However, the colour is opaque in one stroke. For me, it lasts a couple days and then begins to chip. I prefer the chipping to the peels I could do with the Extreme Wear. This is a couple bucks pricier but application is easier. But application, formula, and wear is all below average. The colour bumped up a lippie and I give this polish a 3.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Cool color!!! This nail polish dry instantly. But if you wash dishes or do anything and not keep your hand protected. The nail can easily chip or come off.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Other Eyes: Green
Worst nail polish I have ever invested in. I paid almost $7 for this nail polish only to have it chip off after an hour after I painted my nails. This was even with a base coat, two layers, and top coat. After less that a week my nails were almost bare. The chipping was so horrendous that I found it all over my clothes and even in my hair. I was happy with the size of the brush and how bold the color was, but what's the point of a pretty color if it's not going to stay on your nails? You couldn't pay me to ever purchase this polish again. I have have positive results with other Sally Hansen products but the negative experience I had with this has left me very disappointed.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Hazel
Love this color, I saw someone at my church have this on and began raving about how cute it was, I don't even get into nail polishes that much, but this was sorta patriot and a lovely blue that is catchy on the toes. Went out and bought it, so cute. Just don't love the brush, as another reviewer stated, not much control with these on tiny toes.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brown, Curly Eyes: Green
This is a very pretty blue. I love the colour selection in the Insta-Dri line. I like the formula as well; the polish goes on quite nicely in one coat, I just apply an extra for good measure.
Everyone seems to love the Insta-Dri brushes! I guess I'm alone in not loving them. It has a very wide and sort of tapered brush, which isn't a big deal, but I don't love it because I find I have less control - especially on my super tiny nail beds!
The price for this is pretty good, at about $4.99CAD at Walmart, I believe.
My only problem other than the not loving the brush, is this polish really doesn't hold up as well over time as some of my other nail colours. I've used this colour a lot, and the leftover polish just kind of dries and sticks to the sides of the bottle.
Overall, this colour has good application, it's pretty and bright, and fairly inexpensive. I would recommend giving this one a shot.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
This is a great nail polish and i love the brush! I only need on coat and it stays true to the color in the bottle! I wear this color on my toe nails because it's a little too bold for me to wear on my finger nails. :)
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine Eyes: Blue
I adore these insta-dri polishes. They make it so easy to quickly slap on a color that will look bold and opaque in one swipe. The brush is flat and made to be able to cover the nail bed in color with just one swipe down the center...and this works for the pinky and sort of with the ring finger, but the others, I still do the typical one down the center, one down each side. But it does dry quickly. This is key for me being a mother to a toddler... I rarely have time to sit with a polish curing for hours and having to apply 3 coats. One thing to note, these polishes DO stain VERY bad when you remove the polish. This really doesn't bother me too much, though, because within a couple handwashings or a shower it is gone. This Brisk Blue polish is a medium clear blue. Its very bold and I actually like it on both toes and fingernails. You get 0.31 fl oz/9.17 ml in the bottle...I purchased mine at Target for about $4.50..somewhere along those line..maybe just over $5.00...and sometimes I feel that for half the amount of an OPI, they could knock the price down by a buck or two.... I can purchase an OPI for $7.99 and get double the product (But at the same time, wouldn't get the guaranteed opaque in one coat and quick drying time factor...so toss up between what your wants are when you are purchasing a polish)
I would repurchase this.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I loved this product until I tried to take it off. The color is gorgeous and it dries as fast as it claims that it will, and I really like the bigger brush, made application a lot easier. However, I didn't put a base coat under this stuff and wow! it's impossible to get it off. Not only did it stain my nails but it stained my fingertips for a couple of days. My opinion of the product might change if I try it with a base coat but I am a little afraid to try it again, my nails are still a lovely shade of dyed blue a week later.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Blue
love sally hansen's new brushes, it makes it so easy for uncoordinated idiots like me to do my own nails =o) i love the color, its perfect for summer and so pigmented, you really only need one coat to cover although it does chip quickly. and talk about getting it to come off! book a twenty minute appt with your nail polish remover to get this color out of your nailbeds.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Oily, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Love this color! It's a deep creme sky blue that reminds me a lot of Color Club's All In. It has a wide brush and dries very quickly, AND it's opaque in one coat! Yay! Perfect for pedicures, but I've got it on my tips today. Now if I could only find SH's Honeydew...