I saw these Impress Press-On Manicure sets as I was walking towards the checkout counter at the Wallgreens right across the street from my apartment, it came with a $1 off coupon so I decided to try them out! The designs were too cute for me to pass up!
I initially wanted to get the french manicure set but they didn’t have it, so I went with Holla! which is a pretty pink/beige base color with varying lace designs in black on each nail. The set comes with 24 nails in 12 different sizes so there’s a size for everyone, and you can wear them twice or share them with a friend.
The review will be at the bottom of this post, I think the pictures are more appealing!!!
- No drying time–The imPRESS Press-On Manicure delivers an instant salon-perfect manicure without the drying time of polish or nail glue.
- Superior, lasting shine—An indestructible top coat that rivals the best salon gel polish
- Easy removal—Gently peel from sides or apply polish remover around the edges, wait 1 minute, then peel off.
- Lasts up to a week—When applied properly, imPress Press-On Manicure lasts up to a week while keeping nails protected. What polish can say that!
- Adorable and useful packaging – the extra nails are housed in the nail polish bottle shaped container, you can store them wherever you keep your regular nail polish and not have to worry about excess packaging or glue or anything.
- Easy application and removal- the adhesive is already applied to the underside of the nail so all you have to do is peel off the plastic tab and stick it on your finger. When you want to take them off just peel them off.
- Does not damage your nails when you take them off, and does not require soaking your fingers in acetone to take them off.
- Cool designs – it comes in 36 styles so you’re bound to find one that matches your personality and taste
- No drying time – since you just stick it on, if you’re in a rush and don’t have time to do your nails the traditional way just apply these and get on with your life.
- Great for in-between manicures, when you want to just let your nails breathe for a while without polish.
- Great for travel – there’s no fear of the bottle breaking since the nails are ready to go as is, unlike regular liquid nail polish.
- Nails are kind of thick – after you put them on you can tell that they’re a little unnatural looking because the sides stick out
- The sizes may not work for every type of nail – even though there are a lot of sizes (12 in all) they might not work if you prefer longer nails, or if your nails are super curved. They might also not work if you have a very large nail bed. My fingers are small, so my nails are pretty small as well, in my case there wasn’t a size small enough to fit my pinky perfectly; it kind of jut out on the sides.
- Does not stay put that well – because the adhesive is kind of like a double sided sticker, if you press on the nail while you’re doing something you can feel it move and press up against the sides of your finger…which kind of bothers me. This doesn’t happen with regular polish or if you get acrylic nails.
- The free edge of the nail may chip quickly if you use your hands a lot – After applying it, the thumb nail started to chip after a few hours…I’m not really sure why but part of the edge color started peeling off.
- They claim that it will stay on for a week but I doubt that’ll actually happen unless you are very very careful with what you do with your nails. Probably will want to avoid opening any jars or cans or similar objects during the duration of the week when you have these on.
Final Verdict = 6 out of 10
Definitely a novel idea and worth trying out if you’re a nail junkie because the design range is so great, and definitely great for traveling or in between manicures when you don’t feel like exposing your naked nails to the elements, BUT I wouldn’t replace my regular nail polish with these press-on ones. It’s easy to apply, but it’s ungainly and doesn’t look as natural as tips or just plain old nail polish on your own nails.
For more information check out their website: http://impressmanicure.com/
Hope this helps!
~ Deb ~