I love doing my nails. I probably have 100 bottles of nail polish. Whether Im doing a solid color or nail art I’m always looking to try new formulas & colors.
I was sent Foruma X The System XCEL & Delete All polish remover to try. You can find these products at Sephora in store or online.
The System XCEL:
It comes in a cute little box that folds into a cube. There is an empty spot for your color polish that you can choose. I received TGIF, which is a pretty pink coral color. You are supposed to get 10 day wear, chip resistant color, & gel-like shine.
This system gives you a gel like manicure without the fuss with just 4 easy steps.
- Cleanse: Removes oils as it conditions to give you nails a clean slate. It dried instantly.
- Prime: Made with keratin & advanced bonding agents this step helps the color take hold stronger & longer
- Color: self explanatory , add the color you want to you nails
- Shine: Acrylic fortified top coat that seal in the color and give your nails the gel-like finish.
My experience/ Thoughts:
I liked how easy The System was easy to add while doing my nails. Each step dried quickly, so it didn’t add a lot more time when I did my nails.
The color I did have an issue with. It is a thicker formula so it wasn’t so easy to work with. It also had lines in it so I did 2 coats to get an even smooth coverage, even though coat one was opaque. I had to do a little more extra clean up because the brush wasn’t as wide & not as flexible, plus the formula being thick. I am not sure if all colors are like this or just this one.
The first time I did my nails I realized cracking & chipping within 3-4 days. I was bummed because I was expecting it to be much longer. I thought maybe its because my nails are long. Even though they are strong they still bend while I use them which probably cause the cracking. I used the Delete All polish remover & started over after cutting my nails in half.
This time I had more of a problem using the TFIF color. It wasn’t cooperating and staying smooth or I would smudge it. Oi! I finally got it on though. This time it lasted 5-6 days before I saw cracking & a little chipping. I guess I just use my nail a lot.
My favorite step was the top coat. The brush was wide and flexible and in pretty much one coat you were good to go. It left my nails so shiny & smooth.I loved it. I would definitely buy this in the future.
I was surprised an amazed with DELETE ALL polish remover. It took seconds and my polish was off. This has a pre-soaked sponge with 5 holes that you insert your fingers in. You wiggle them around for about 15 seconds and take them out tada , you nails are clean. No need to worry about spilling, no rubbing, and the smell doesn’t linger as long as bottled polish remover. I haven’t tried it yet but I heard it is even good at taking of the dreaded glitter polish. Just make sure to add some lotion, creme to you nails after using this.
My mani couldn't handle climbing/ hiking yesterday . That's ok though because I was able to play with my new goodies I received in my #systemaddict voxbox @influenster sent me. I dipped my fingers in the @formulaxnail DELETE ALL polish remover in the holes, wiggled them around for 10-15 seconds and tada … clean nails. So easy & don't have to worry about spilling it. You can find it at @sephora . I received this product as a gift from Formula X. • PS sorry my my freaky long fingers wiggling lol #nailpolish #nailpolishaddict #beauty #bblogger #influenster
*Tip someone told me when its dried out add your own polish remover to get more use out of it.
Overall it was a good experience. I don’t really cleanse my nails with anything except maybe washing them before applying polish, so that was a nice step. I wish my manicure did last the 10 days though. I am going to try with other polishes I have and see how it works out. I loved the Shine top coat , my favorite step and formula. I would buy that again because that completed the nails and did look salon worthy . Delete All polish remover is fantastic & cut taking polish off instantly. Glad I had a chance to try it. Makes taking polish off so much easier.
I received these products as a gift from Formula X, all opinions are my own.