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Sally Hansen Salon Chrome Kit Review

Lately I’ve been loving all things rose gold. I know, I’m a little late to the trend but, better late than never, right? The other night my fiancé and I were on a late night target run and I came across the new Sally Hansen Salon Chrome in Rose Gold and purchased one to try.

As an aside does anyone else feel like target is a Bermuda triangle where time and money have no meaning?? I don’t know remember we went in for, but rose gold chrome nail polish certainly was not on the list.

Sally Hansen Salon Chrome Kit Tools

The directions for the Sally Hansen Salon Chrome kit was easy enough. I applied a base color (Sally Hansen Nail Rehab, which I’m currently loving), one coat of the nude (the instructions say to apply two but I chose to apply one because I already had a base). Next I applied the rose gold glitter using the applicator that came with the kit.  I topped it all off with their special effects polish and finished up with a top coat.

I was a little annoyed when realize I needed a Sally Hansen color, Cheap Frills, to complete the look. Since I was already home, I decided to use a similar Revlon ColorStay color, Perfect Pair, that I had. The look didn’t really come out like I hoped. While I got a very pretty iridescent color, it wasn’t the rose gold chrome color I hoped. I will note that my nails held up for three days without chipping which is pretty good.

Sally Hansen Revlon Rose Gold Chrome

Later in the week I went back to the store in search of Cheap Frills, and tried the look again. I ended up with a pink glittery color, which was pretty, but not at all what was depicted on the box. Based on the price (around $15 for the kit itself) and the final color payoff, I think a glittery rose gold color will get you closer to the look than the Sally Hansen Salon Chrome in Rose Gold. I will admit, I’m still interested in trying the Sally Hansen Salon Chrome in Peacock.

Rose Gold Sally Hansen Salon Chrome

I hope you guys find this review helpful! And I’m still on the hunt for a  pretty rose gold nail polish, let me know if you have any suggestions!

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12 Comments

  • Reply Kahla

    Been wanting to try this! Nice to know you got a few days wear out of it! Have you tried any of the at home gel color systems?

    October 16, 2017 at 2:10 PM
    • Reply blackgirlwhitewine

      No, but you’re the second person who’s mentioned it so I might have to!

      October 17, 2017 at 2:10 AM
  • Reply Autum Love

    I always get so excited to try out a Sally Hansen polish only to be disappointed in not getting the look that I wanted!!

    October 16, 2017 at 2:22 PM
    • Reply blackgirlwhitewine

      I know, I was super bummed. Although I do love their nail therapy products, this was a dud.

      October 17, 2017 at 2:09 AM
  • Reply Syd

    This is so dissapointing especially because the box makes this seem perfect! Good luck on your hunt though love

    October 16, 2017 at 3:12 PM
  • Reply Shauna

    Love the rose gold! So flattering!

    October 16, 2017 at 5:23 PM
  • Reply Neash

    I love all things nails and Sally Henson has always been one of my go to brands! I can’t wait to check this product out! Thank you for the amazing review!

    October 16, 2017 at 5:41 PM
  • Reply Joline

    Wish I can do my own nails! That’s a really pretty colour though. I think I’ll get that for the holidays.

    October 16, 2017 at 5:43 PM
  • Reply Anonymous

    Target as the Bermuda Triangle — soooo true! Thanks for this review – you’re right — the colors don’t really look the same, do they? Bummer.

    October 17, 2017 at 3:58 AM
  • Reply Daisi Ari

    Ive never seen this pack before! I actually think it looks beautiful on you. I have an upcoming wedding and I definitely want a rose gold polish. Thanks for your advice!

    October 17, 2017 at 5:11 PM
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