Thursday, June 28, 2012

Review: Tip Top Nail Chic Polish

Just when you think you know every nail polish brand under the sun you get an email and realize you're wrong. I first heard of Tip Top nail polish brand when they sent me a message asking me to review their polishes. And I accepted the offer. Three nail polish shades and a nail treatment for my honest opinion. You got it!
Tip Top Nail Chic Polish

Let me tell you right away - I suck at reviewing nail treatment products. I have to use them regularly for a longer period of time to tell you about the results and I just fail at that. Especially now when I'm not using base coat at all. Polish, maybe a layer of top coat and I'm good to go. If I ever try out this Tip Top Miraculous Results Nail Build thing properly I'll let your know about it.

Nail Build Ingredients: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Phthalic Anhydride/Trimellitic Anhydride/Gylcols Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Adipic Acid/Fumaric Acid/Phthalic Acid/Tricyclodecane Dimenthanol Copolymer, Silica, Glycerin, Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Flour Extract, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Methylparaben, CI 77891.

I did try the polishes though. =) I hoped for darker (my kind of) shades, but these are the ones I got:
Tip Top Nail Chic Polish

Tip Top, Pot-O-Berries, 2 coats
Tip Top Nail Chic Polish in Pot-O-Berries

Tip Top, Rocky Road Glitter (over Pot-O-Berries), 2 coats
Tip Top Nail Chic Polish in Rocky Road Glitter

Tip Top, Sexy Bikini, 2 coats
Tip Top Nail Chic Polish in Sexy Bikini

WOW, I don't even know where to start... As I already mentioned, I never heard of Tip Top brand before. The first thing I did after receiving their e-mail was searching info about them on the internet. Without much luck. They have a Facebook page, but that's not enough for me since I'm not really using FB myself. Their website however is currently under construction. That means I still haven't seen their range of colors, products and prices. Too bad. That's the first and most important thing for all customers and I hope they'll fix it soon. 

About the polishes: They come in cute little 10 mL bottles and are free of Formaldehyde, Dibutylphthalate (DBP), Toluene and Camphor. So - the polishes are big 4 free! Polishes have flat and flexible brushes that are an absolute dream to work with. They're not bushy, none of them was wonky or stiff. Perfection. Just like the formula - great consistency, not goopy or too runny. And the best thing: the polishes are opaque in 2 coats. Drying time is fast, since the formula isn't thick and you only need 2 coats. Overall I'm SO impressed with these polishes, I can't even tell you. I don't know if all the shades are this good or if I just got the shades which were picked very carefully. I only know that I would love too see/have more of these. Plus, I'd love to be able to get more information on Tip Top Nails. So, please, dear Tip Top people, take care of this - your polishes are way too good to not be known. 

Where can you find them? (hopefully)
- website: Tip Top Nails (currently under construction)
- twitter: Tip Top Nails

*Products were sent to me by the company.

Thanks for looking and commenting!

11 comments:

  1. Tudi jaz prvič slišim za njih, ampak po tvojih besedah sodeč, ne slišim(o) zadnjič ;) Lahko bi ti pa poslali lepše odtenke, ja. :D

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  2. I really like Sexy Bikini - not sure I have one quite that bubblegum pink shade ;) xx

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  3. They seem nice but like you said, the prices and the color range is so important to know to give your final judgement.

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  4. That's new to me too. The bottle shape is kind of cute!

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  5. Price as little as R39.95 per bottel
    colour range are to die for believe me i am currently only 3 short from the full collection and love every single colour. I never used polish but since i got to know TTP my nails are painted, stronger, healthy and i even try my hand at nail art.

    Tip Top is the best nail polish by far

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    1. Hey!) how much is R40 in dollars? And what colors do they have? Are there many blues/turquoise/mints? Creams or shimmers? Any special effects?

      Sorry for loading you with questions but you seem like the only person out there to know something about these polishes ^_^

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  6. 39 South African rand is $4,7..... R1=$0,12

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  7. That glitter is great! I like the other colors a lot too. I've been using the Nail Build and I really like it! I'm ging to be sad when my bottle runs out since I can't get anymore in the US!

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  8. As a South African I can tell you, Tip Top is AMAZEBALLS! Very cheap, opague, awesome formula! And the consistency of these polishes are amazing! Every polish I have of them is 2 coaters, even the pastels!

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