Sally Hansen Diamond Strength “Glass Slipper” Review & Giveaway!

16 Jan

Glitter nail polish is glitter nail polish is glitter nail polish. Right? That’s what I always thought. Glitter polish got huge last year. Seems like every single brand, including the high end ones came out with several sparkly shades. By the end of last year, I was over it and put myself on a polish buying hiatus. Around that time, I heard/read about how Sally Hansen had changed their “Diamond Strength” line bottles back in October and of a little glittery shade called Glass Slipper.

I’ve never found ANY colors in the Diamond Strength line to be much fun, so I’m glad that SH decided to spice things up. In the photo it looks like silver glitter, but it’s really white/icy flakes of color. They are iridescent, but very subtle (and the more you layer, the less subtle it gets). Perfect if you want to pull off a fun, sparkly mani at the workplace. The polish itself is also very gelatinous, which is a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it. For me, I found it easier to apply that way so it was good!

It looks absolutely gorgeous on top of any color. I wanted to do a swatch, but right now I am wearing OPI’s Designer De Better, which is a foil-y silver. I applied 2 coats of the Glass Slipper and it’s still hard to tell that I have it on. Below are some swatches that I pulled from Google images. Trust me when I say that it looks SO MUCH BETTER in person than in pictures. (Click the photo below to enlarge)

PROS: Not your typical sparkles, applies easily, goes with everything (Except silver!)
CONS: Kind of difficult to find.. which is a testament to how awesome it is.
WHERE TO BUY: Walgreens, CVS, Target, etc. any store where you can find Sally Hansen Products

but wait. Why should you buy it when you can get it for free??!?!?!?!

That’s right! I am doing my very first giveaway! I am able to give a way a brand new bottle of Sally Hansen Glass Slipper to a lucky Glitter & Vodka reader (It is not my half used bottle, I promise). All you have to do is leave a comment on this post. Make sure you include your name and email address so I can contact you if you win. Winner will be chosen at random (thanks Randomizer.org) on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 2:00pm. Make sure you get your comment in by noon (EST) on Friday! 

Happy nail polishing & good luck!

XOXO

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16 Responses to “Sally Hansen Diamond Strength “Glass Slipper” Review & Giveaway!”

  1. Jason Long January 16, 2012 at 11:43 pm #

    Awesome blog, keep up the great work!!!Just like you, my wife is addicted to this style of nail polish :)

  2. Kristin January 17, 2012 at 12:06 am #

    I love glitter polish, and your blog, its always so fun to read. I haven’t ever seen this one but I’m glad you found it… I love that you can use it on any color!

  3. amisampat January 17, 2012 at 12:09 am #

    Ooh glass slipper looks awesome. I love all things sparkly :) (PS- You have my email address hehe)

  4. Nikki January 17, 2012 at 12:39 am #

    Looks cute!! Would love to try it!

    Nikki
    nikkibaby_10@yahoo.com

    • glitterandvodka January 20, 2012 at 2:26 pm #

      Congrats! You are the winner of my giveaway! Make sure you check your e-mail because I sent you one.

  5. kittensilks January 17, 2012 at 5:16 am #

    love flakies and sparkly nail polish and this looks awsome

  6. Jacqueline Phelan January 17, 2012 at 12:04 pm #

    Thanks for reviewing this polish! I have been checking it out but couldn’t get myself to buy it cause the last few glitter polishes I have bought were terrible and I didn’t want to waste more money.

  7. Katie H. January 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm #

    Always looking for a newer, better glitter polish. Thanks for the review!
    Katie
    Katharine.Henry@gmail.com

  8. Neha Sethi January 17, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    love glitter & vodka (and you!)

    <3

  9. Shruti January 17, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    *sigh* not entering because the cost of shipping it to Germany would not be worth it. But maybe I can find something fun in Germany! =) Thanks for your makeup advice the other day. It’s tough to find brown girl colors here.

  10. Sara January 17, 2012 at 4:55 pm #

    Awesome blog!! Would love to try!

    Sara
    smstuart58@gmail.com

  11. Rachel Travers January 17, 2012 at 9:46 pm #

    love your blog girl! its like the free version of cosmo!! <3

  12. stacy h. January 17, 2012 at 10:17 pm #

    This polish looks awesome. Love your blog :)

  13. Nina January 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm #

    Wow, it looks great & even the bottle shape looks sleek! :D Makes me want to try it!

    Christina
    vagabrio (at) hotmail (dot) com

  14. Meena January 19, 2012 at 7:39 pm #

    Love reading ur blog! U always have great tips and advice!!

  15. palli January 19, 2012 at 7:58 pm #

    Nice blog. <3

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