Hello everyone! Today I am going to be reviewing the new version of the Broadway ImPRESS Press-On Manicure in the shade Bells and Whistles*. I have used the older version of these in the past and can give you a little insight on the differences, the main one being that these are waterproof and so will adhere to the nails better and last longer too! Also the new version includes a beautiful accent nail which really jazzes up the mani.
You are given 30 nails, 6 of which have a different design on them and they are thicker than the original version so do look more like a gel mani. I found it relatively easy to match the sizes to my finger nails, although it can be a little bit of a hit and miss for some, especially if you have larger thumbs or smaller hands. Basically you peel off the sticky tab and push the nail ontop of your own nails, et voila! A bit of pressing down and you are done. The size of these are short/medium and just how I like them, long enough to make my chubby hands feel a tad sophisticated, but not so long that I feel like I've grown coloured claws! The accent nail is my favourite in this particular set, I love how pretty the design is.
You can purchase the new version from larger ASDA stores and the older versions are available on boots.com or online using a quick google search. Overall the addition of the accent nail makes a lovely change, however I think the quality between the older ones and the newer ones don't differ much. I expect these would last a little longer, I couldn't keep mine on for more than a day due to my job, but they remained strong when doing the washing up - so they do live up to their waterproof claim! I also didn't find them too challenging to take off which was a relief, so for anyone looking for a quick mani for a special occasion or event I highly recommend Broadway imPRESS ^_^
Final Verdict:Product rating: 7.5
Pros: Super easy to use, the instructions are clear, it comes with a preperation pad and mini nail file, the the accent nail makes a interesting change to your standard manicure, gel like finish, length of the nails aren't too long or imprctible, easy enough to remove and basically for anyone who can't be bothered faffing about with nail polish or doesn't want to pay for a salon manicure, these make a good alternative! There are also a variety of colours and styles to choose from.
Cons: May not fit everyone's hands, the new range can be a little hard to get a hold of - I'll update this when they become more easy to find!
Repurchase? Yes I would, they're reliable, sturdy and easy to use. A must have for weddings in my opinion because I certainly don't have time to deal with smudgy nails!
Have you tried press-on Manicures before? What are your thoughts?
Thank-you for reading ♥