A few weeks ago I received my first ever Maple Voxbox from Influenster, and the complimentary products included were two different patterned sets of imPRESS Press-on Manicure by Broadway Nails! I got a zebra print set, which I haven’t used yet, and the colored cheetah print which you’ll see in the below photos.
Each set comes with 24 press-on nail covers, and you get 2 each in 12 different sizes. Once you’ve chosen the perfect size cover for each one of your fingers, and have made sure that your nails are clean and free of oils, you simply peel off the plastic sticker-like backing off each nail cover and press it firmly on over your fingernail. That’s it, all you do is press firmly, how easy is that?! I love that you don’t have to wait for it to dry, like you do with normal nail polish, and once these nail covers are on they stay on really well!
For once in my life, I actually do have *nails* with some length to them.. meaning, I am no longer biting them down to the knubs! Apparently, these imPress press-on manicure sets are sold in two different lengths in stores, there is the regular length (which is what both of my sets were) and there is a medium length available for those with longer natural nails. Even though I actually have some nails now, I found the regular length nails to still be a bit too long for my liking, so I simply used some nail clippers and trimmed them down to a shorter length after I applied them and had no problems with doing that, they were quite easy to clip and I was pleased with the results. The above photo is my finished & trimmed manicure.
The manicure stayed on extremely well through everything; hand washing, washing dishes, showers, etc. It was a full two days after applying the manicure before one of the nail covers started to loosen up and come off. And if I had nail glue available at the time, I would have simply glued it back onto the nail and continued on with life, but alas, no nail glue.. so after noticing that the nail size I had chosen for that particular finger was actually a bit too wide, I chose a smaller one and applied it to that nail. This time I chose to leave it the normal, longer length.
Another two days passed before that same darn nail that loosened the first time started to loosen up again, and at that point I just decided to remove the manicure. It was easy enough to simply peel the nail covers off, this photo shows the removed nail covers.
Afterwards, I noticed that my nails were now definitely showing signs of damage! Note to self: Next time use nail polish remover to aid in removal of press-on nail covers, those things really stick to your nails! This photo was taken AFTER using nail polish remover to remove any leftover sticky residue from my nails! If this happens to you, I found using one of those 4 sided nail buffer sticks can help out a lot, plus I use a 4-in-one repairing base coat (found it at Walmart – comes in a huge salon size bottle for a cheap price!) and that helps to really smooth things over and help my nails look much nicer!
Broadway Nails sells the imPRESS press-on manicure in a variety of both solid nail colors and various prints and patterns and I think they are definitely worth looking into purchasing! I was especially impressed with the quality of the product and how long it stayed on the nails for being such a simple press-on manicure. I’m especially interested in trying out the imPRESS manicure in the french tip variety as I noticed they look amazing in the photographs I’ve seen online!
I WAS NOT COMPENSATED FOR THIS POST, HOWEVER I DID RECEIVE A SAMPLE FOR MY REVIEW. ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN AND NOT INFLUENCED IN ANY WAY.