CND Vinylux Long Wear Polish : An Alternative to the Gel Manicure

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There’s nothing better than a fresh manicure with shiny new polish!  However, with a tight schedule these days this just isn’t in the cards for me.  I just don’t have the hour to spend in the nail salon every three weeks, nor do I really want to keep up the expense of the gel manicure.  Enter the most AMAZING alternative…CND Vinylux Long Wear Polish.  This polish has actually been on the market for quite awhile now but has been pushed to the side due to the rising popularity of gel polishes.  For us women who need a nice, easy and quick alternative to gel polish manicure this a great option.




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What Is It?


Creative Nail Design (CND) Vinylux Long Wear Polish is a nail polish designed for natural nails.  It’s a two-step system that is designed to adhere directly to the nail, without a base coat.  Both the base coat and top coat cost around $10.50 each.

Step 1:

Apply two coats of the All-in-One base color to clean, dry nails.

Step 2:

Apply one thin layer of the Top Coat



It comes in over 100 colors and the colors can be layered or mixed together to create your own signature color.



How It Works


Vinylux Long Wear Polish is designed to form a vinyl-like texture on the nails.

  • It’s chip resistant for 7 days.
  • It gives a gel-like shine without the use of a UV lamp.
  • Just a few minutes in natural light and the polish is fully hardened and dry.
  • It can be removed with a regular pure acetone polish remover.



What Are The Ingredients?


Vinylux Long Wear Polish is made of only three ingredients:

  • Vitamin E
  • Keratin
  • Jojoba Oil



Top Coat Options


  • Gel-Like Effect Top Coat

This top coat gives you a hard, shiny gel-like effect.


  • Long Wear Top Coat

This top coat fully dries in 8 1/2 minutes with natural light, no UV lamp needed!



  • Special Effects Matte Top Coat

This top coat gives nails a velvety, smooth finish.




I chose the color Powerful Hematite #334.  It’s a gorgeous dark, gray with a metal-like fleck to it.

This is also another one of my faves! Rubble



Give it a try and let me know if you like it!


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