Wednesday 5 August 2015

Sensationail Gel Starter Kit and Nail Shield Review

Hey Everyone!

Today I have a very exciting beauty review for you and one I have been so excited to try out, it is of the Sensationail Gel Starter Kit and Nail Shields*.

Firstly let's talk about the Nail Shield as this product is designed to be used first when doing your manicure.

The Nail Shield is basically a sheet you apply to your nail before adding any gel colours, this will mean that no damage can be done to your actual nail and you can just peel off the shield along with your gel colour once your two weeks or so of wear is up! Each pack comes with 88 shields in 8 different sizes, a nail file to file down the shield to your own nail size and a manicure stick which you can use to smooth out any air bubbles or wrinkles.

After trying the shields out for myself, I can attest that this product is literally amazing, I can't think of taking off my gel polish any other way in the future as it's so quick and easy and just makes perfect sense. My nail underneath was completely untouched, in no way damaged and it's normal healthy self.

Now lets move on to the Starter set.

The kit contains the following pieces:

A gel cleanser
A gel primer
Colour gel polish
Gel base & top coat
Lint-free wipes
Double-sided nail buffer
Manicure stick
and finally a LED lamp

This kit is in the colour Coral Sunset which is a beautiful orangey pink/coral colour perfect for the summer, and they also do a variety of different shades (you can view them all on their website).  

Now let's talk a bit about the process. It's very simple and doesn't take too long at all. 

Instead of writing down the instructions, I have embedded a video below by Sensationail that gives a more visual step by step guide of the full process.

As you can see, it's a great hassle free way of getting salon quality gel nails that you can do at home and save yourself some money as you can get multiple uses from the starter pack and then buy up some additional polishes in different colours to start a full collection.

In terms of lasting power, I was amazed at how the polish doesn't chip or start to wear off or fade for such a long time, I had mine on past the two weeks and in an office job where I'm typing all day I would say that's quite a test on any polish I have. I also really like the shiny and glossy finish that the gel polish gives. 

I would recommend this kit and nail shields to anyone looking to make a saving on salon prices and be able to do their own nails in the comfort of their own home whenever they want, not when the salon can fit you in. If you would like to read more about the products that Sensationail offer you can do so on their website,

Thanks for reading and we'll speak soon!

Love Sally X


  1. I love Sensationail and never use anything else! Normal nail varnish just chips too quickly compared to Sensationail :)

    Helen x

  2. I totally need to try out that nail shield! I have the kit and I love it but it totally wreaked havoc on my nails when I went to remove the gel polish. That shield solves all my problems! Awesome post! XO -Kim


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