Cover Girl • Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss • Polishes

rated 3.7(44 reviews)

Average Rating.3.7
Would buy this product again.68%

rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* stream27 on 1/30/2015 11:17:00 PM more reviews by stream27

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Blue    

I'm reviewing the colour Blue Hawaiian.

This is a fairly middle of the road polish. A slightly grey-toned blue creme. My favourite aspect of the polish is the coverage. It's opaque in two coats, which I appreciate.

The dry time on this guy is on the longer side, remaining tacky to the touch for a little while after applying, so a quick-dry topcoat is recommended. The brush on this one, at least the bottle I have, is a tad on the stiff side, which leads to streaking if you're not careful. The colour itself is nice, but there's nothing about it that really makes it stand out, as I've seen similar colours from a huge variety of brands. Wear time is again, average. I start to see tipwear after 2 days, chipping after about 4.

This polish is wholly mediocre. It's not bad, and not fantastic. I'd buy from this line again if I found them on a really good sale, but wouldn't pay full retail price, especially since the colour selection isn't exactly unique.

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rated 4 of 5 xoxotoe on 1/27/2015 1:02:00 PM more reviews by xoxotoe

Age: 44-55   Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

Emerald Blaze is a beautiful green/bronze/purple. It's very shiny and you don't get any brush streaks. I never thought much of the Cover Girl brand (blushes and eye shadows were part of my early teen years) as a grown up make up line to take seriously. Now I know their nail polishes are wonderful. The Emerald Blaze color stood out on the drugstore shelf and the price was not bad just to try it out. My fave drugstore polish is Revlon Top Speed, for opacity and wear time, but I will definitely check out more Cover Girl polishes. Affordable and quality product. ***a great base for Emerald Blaze would be OPI's UhOh Roll Down The Window, for extra oomph.

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rated 4 of 5 LilMissMatched on 9/26/2014 10:21:00 PM more reviews by LilMissMatched

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Olive   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

I have the Covergirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss in Tickled Pink, a very typical, almost generic, true pink shade. I liked that it was called nail "gloss" because although I'm no nail junkie per se, I do enjoy the salon and typically get acrylic enhancements (I know, so bad!) and I appreciate shiny, high-gloss nails. It's beautiful to me. So I gave this a go, mainly for pedi purposes. It worked just like a polish should, it's nothing of super high calibre and didn't change my life or make angels sing or anything. Just coated my toes in a opaque wash of pink in 2 coats, and I sealed it with a very inexpensive clear top coat (Broadway) and it looked fine! Not terrific, but fine. :) gets the bare minimum done at a bare minimum price. You (should) know what (and what NOT) to expect from CG. I would repurchase a different shade, but I don't replace or purchase polish very often at all.

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rated 1 of 5 misndo on 8/21/2014 7:19:00 PM more reviews by misndo

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium Brown   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

Peeled in 3 days. Came off like a sticky note

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rated 5 of 5 bubblepowerflower on 8/1/2014 2:03:00 AM more reviews by bubblepowerflower

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Brown   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Green    

I bought this on whim with my bestie when we were in New York at this store called Duane Reade. Gracie Gold wears red nail polish all the time and so I bought it cause she looks so great and put together all the time. I love it! The quality is muh better than I thought it would be. It does chip but what drugstore product nail polish does not?

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rated 4 of 5 Lucyenne on 8/1/2014 1:33:00 AM more reviews by Lucyenne

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Hazel    

I got this in "Forever Festive", and the color is fantastic!! Gorgeous deep red with a little sparkle. It goes on smoothly, and lasts for a reasonable length of time. Packaging is good. My only complaint is that with certain base coats, it "bubbles" a little maybe an hour after you apply it... kind of annoying when your perfect smooth manicure gets tiny bubbles when it's too late to do anything about it! :/

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rated 3 of 5 DontMakeASound on 7/24/2014 9:13:00 PM more reviews by DontMakeASound

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

I got mine in Coy Coral. AndI would not buy this again. The color is beautiful and it lasted 3 days without even tipwear. That's the only reason it got a 3.

The downsides: formula is HORRIBLE. Its a gloopy mess thats hard to get even and ends up being streaky. It took forever to do one mani. Also, the cap is huge and VERY hard to handle.

Overall, if you love the color and can deal with bad formula and cap then maybe get it. The color really is beautiful. But I don't think it is worth the hassle.

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rated 1 of 5 Yeah9 on 4/13/2014 4:44:00 PM more reviews by Yeah9

Age: 30-35   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

Ugghh one of the worst polishes I have ever used. Was really excited to see the "Ever Reddy" color, which is very nice. The thick square cap makes it awkward to handle the brush. Worst of all, the polish was like attempting to apply Elmer's Glue to your finger nails, very thick & gloppy, pretty much making it impossible to get a coat on the nail beds evenly. And in spite of the thick glue-like texture - polish was very uneven in transparency, leaving a lot of marks, or making it necessary for a 3rd coat. Also, there were unacceptable problems with the polish drying - after a full 24 hrs - still not hardened, and ruined my toes when shoes were worn the following day. Will not purchase again, ever, You get what you pay for! I will stick with Deborah Lippmann polish, yes more expensive, but if you add thinner, lasts a long time.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* BADKITTY13 on 3/20/2014 2:19:00 AM more reviews by BADKITTY13

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

I never buy drugstore polish only high end but got this in My Papaya and it is beautiful. A bright coral with pink undertones. Reminds me of OPI I eat mainly lobster. I will update after I wear it for a few days. Luv the color but lets see how long it wears compared to all my others! After wearing for a week I love it! Stays on and shines better than Opi and Essie polishes! Cant believe it! Bought Tickled pink it is also a pretty color. Wish they had a wider range of color selection... That would be my only complaint!

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* ninaeaster on 3/19/2014 10:25:00 AM more reviews by ninaeaster

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I have this in the shade smokey taupe and am very happy with it. They are inexpensive and is a good quality polish. I would recommend using a top coat to make it last longer.
Nice opaque color with two layers
Not streaky
Easy to apply brush

Does need a top coat but not a ad negative

I really want to try different colors and the price is awesome!

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