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essie Hard To Resist Nail Strengthener Treatment - 0.46 fl oz

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$10.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Essie hard to resist nail strengthener glow and shine: clear nail strengthening treatment with a natural tint that provides instant nail strength and improves brittle nails.
  • Nail bonding technology: bonds weakened nail surface to provide instant nail strength and improve fragile brittle nails. creates a protective barrier against daily wear and tear.
  • Stronger protected, less brittle nails: apply 2 coats to clean, bare nails and allow to dry. wear for 3 days for optimal results. nails are less brittle and appear healthy, smooth with natural shine. wear alone in-between color. use as often as needed. remove with any nail polish remover.
  • The art of the manicure perfected: high performance essie top coats, base coats and treatments, for every detail of your manicure. the perfect compliment to any essie nail polish color.
  • Vegan nail polish formula: zero animal derived ingredients and no animal testing
  • Essie, america’s nail salon expert: essie is the go-to nail brand for celebrities, beauty professionals, fashion icons and the color obsessed

Description

hard to resist strengthener by essie a nail strengthening treatment with nail bonding technology for instant nail strength and less brittle, more protected nails after just 3 days. this treatment creates a protective barrier against daily wear and tear for nails that appear healthy, smooth with natural shine.

apply two coats to clean, bare nails and allow to dry. wear for 3 days before removal, for optimal results.
Health Facts: Formaldehyde-Free, Animal By-Product-Free, Formaldehyde Resin-Free, Vegan
Color Finish: Satin
Color Palette: Medium Tones
Beauty Purpose: Shine Enhancing, Nail Care
Net weight: .46 fl oz (US)
Features: Strengthens Nails, High Shine
TCIN: 83267995
UPC: 095008053462
Item Number (DPCI): 052-06-4847
Origin: Assem USA w/foreign/dom. parts
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

butyl acetate, ethyl acetate, phthalic anhydride/glycerin/glycidyl decanoate copolymer, nitrocellulose, isopropyl alcohol, diisopropyl sebacate, dimethyl sulfone, adipic acid/neopentyl glycol/trimellitic anhydride copolymer, aqua/water/eau, hydroxyethyl urea, citric acid, cannabis sativa seed oil, acetyl tributyl citrate, silica, tributyl citrate, triethoxysilylethyl polydimethylsiloxyethyl dimethicone, isopropyl titanium triisostearate, propyl acetate, colophonium/rosin/colophane, alumina, tosylamide/epoxy resin, hydrogenated acetophenone/oxymethylene copolymer, stearalkonium hectorite, acrylates copolymer, benzophenone-1 [+/- may contain:

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 1.187 inches length x 1.85 inches width x 3.465 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.132 pounds
We regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes.
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: United States Minor Outlying Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Guam (see also separate entry under GU), Alaska

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4.3 out of 5 stars with 337 reviews
68% would recommend
54 recommendations
long lasting: 3.27 out of 5
quality: 3.63 out of 5
value: 3.64 out of 5
easy to remove: 4.79 out of 5
easy to apply: 4.89 out of 5

Waste of Money

1 out of 5 stars
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Jackson - 16 days ago, Verified purchaser
This product is just like the other nail strengtheners and harder that don’t work. It’s a waste of money, especially for this price point. It just peels off and has to constantly be applied.
1 reply from Essie Team team - 15 days ago
Hi Jackson! Thanks for reaching out to us regarding Hard to Resist Nail Strengthener Glow & Shine. We're sorry to hear that the product peeled off. We value consumer feedback and will share your comments with our teams.
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 1 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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So far so good

4 out of 5 stars
2Moomoo - 17 days ago
originally posted on essie.com
I like the color, we will see if it works. Looking forward to its results
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Not great

2 out of 5 stars
Aloahgrl - 19 days ago
originally posted on essie.com
I applied two coats as recommended, still feels sticky after 1 hour. The polish in the bottle also changed its color to an orange tint.
1 reply from Consumer Care Center team - 18 days ago
Hello Aloahgrl. We are sorry to hear about your experience with the 'glow & shine nail strengthener and want to understand what happened just as much as you do. This strengthening treatment goes on bare nails in 2 coats and should be dry in minutes. And the color should certainly not change if stored in a cool spot away from heat and sunlight. If you would like to speak to us directly about your recent purchase, give us a call @ 866-313-7845 M-F 9 am-5:30 pm ET
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💪

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
AS - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Definitely made a difference in the strength of my nails!
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Hard To Resist

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Stevens1258 - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
This product absolutely saved my damaged nails. I had a bad habit of pealing off gel nail polish and ruined my nails. This product has given me my nails back. Highly recommend!
value: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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For a pink tint - do 2 coats per instructions!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
lexsea12 - 2 months ago
This really does give you a slight pink, very healthy-looking tint. I read a lot of reviews that said there is no tint, however if you don’t see a pink tint then you’re probably not doing 2 coats like the directions call for. I did two coats and the tint is very apparent. My nails feel protected and strong as well.
quality: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
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Was excited to try this and love the color

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Angelle - 3 months ago
Ruined my strong healthy nails
1 reply from Essie Team team - 3 months ago
Hi Angelle. We want to understand what happened just as much as you do. Please call us @ 866-313-7845 M-F 9 am-5:30 pm ET
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
long lasting: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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recommend for brittle nails!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Cathy - 4 months ago
i love using this strengthener so much every time i remove my color polished nails. usually my nail beds feels weak after removing the color with acetone, but once i apply 2 coats of the strengthener afterwards, i love how it makes my nails feel instantly. if you’re looking to grow your nails longer but it keeps easily breaking, i recommended this product to prevent that from happening
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
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Yes! Healed my damaged nails

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Ally D - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I absolutely destroyed my nails trying to do gel manicures at home… this product has healed my nails in only a month. Totally recommend if you’re on a nail strengthening journey 🥲 so happy
value: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Your Nails But Better

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Funnybookworm - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Simple way to add some pretty to your natural nails, 2 coats and done. Maybe add another coat mid week. If you do Not have yellow to neutralize, go for the pink one. It is shinier and slightly pink, whereas the purple has no discernible color.
value: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Color disappoints, but seems to strengthen!

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
PalmettoSC - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
The strengthening part seems to be good, but the pink goes on streaky - so it’s not a smooth color. I wouldn’t buy it again- the clear is great though!!
1 reply from Essie Team team - 6 months ago
Hi there PalmettoSC, we want to understand what happened just as much as you do! By the second coat all of our colors including the strengtheners should be even and perfect. If you would like to speak to us directly about your recent purchase, give us a call @ 866-313-7845 M-F 9 am-5:30 pm ET
easy to remove: 4 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
long lasting: 3 out of 5
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love it

5 out of 5 stars
cool1000 - 6 months ago
originally posted on essie.com
has a really pretty sheer pink color and i like how healthy it made my nails feel
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Saved my nails affer acrylics

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Hannah - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
I don’t know what sorcery was done to create this product but it definitely works!! I had my acrylics removed and if you know you know how your nails be looking afterwards.. well I’ve been using this product for the past two/three weeks (only took off and reapplied once) and my nails look and feel so much better!! Sure there is still some breakage here and there but it’s not even close to what it would’ve been without this product!
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
long lasting: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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AWFUL! Do not waste your money

1 out of 5 stars
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Kj - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
I got this because I was breaking a nail every other week, and was just hoping to be able to keep them slightly longer than totally short. After one application I noticed the tips of my nails looked really dry and flakey. I gave this stuff another chance and I regret it. The tips of my nails completely dried out and I had three nails break without me doing anything. Total waste of money.
1 reply from Essie Team team - 8 months ago
Hi there! We are sad to hear that the Hard to Resist Nail Strengthener- Neutralize & Brighten, did not meet your expectations and your nails seems very dry and brittle. We will share this information with the rest of our team and we hope that you will continue to try and use our products with satisfaction in the future.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
long lasting: 1 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
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good for half a day

2 out of 5 stars
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menaram - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
At first it gives your nails a nice glossy finish but it stays to peel off super easily.. doesn’t last at all
1 reply from Essie Team team - 9 months ago
Hi menaram! We would be disappointed too if our nail treatment didn’t last and we want to understand what happened just as much as you do. The Hard To Resist Nail Strengthener Treatment goes on clean, bare nail beds, apply two coats directly to the nail and that’s it. Leave on for 3 days then remove and reapply or start using your favorite nail enamel instead. If you would like to speak to us directly about your recent purchase, give us a call @ 866-313-7845 M-F 9 am-5:30 pm ET
long lasting: 1 out of 5
easy to remove: 4 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
easy to apply: 4 out of 5
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Looks nice

3 out of 5 stars
Cindy - 10 months ago
I did not really find any surprising benefits to this polish. it sounds like it is supposed to immediately strengthen your nails. I didn't notice any difference between this and regular polish.
1 reply from Essie Team team - 10 months ago
Hi there Cindy! Thank you for reaching out to us about the essie Hard to Resist Nail Strengthener- Neutralize & Brighten. We are sad to hear that you did not have the results you expected, and we will share this with our production team. We hope that you will continue to try and us eour products with satisfaction in the futur.
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Long and Strong Nails

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mommybrain - 10 months ago
Brittle nailed turned strong. Using over the last month and less chipping and cracking of my nails. Length is amazing
quality: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
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it is an ok product

2 out of 5 stars
Mia27 - 11 months ago
originally posted on essie.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This did not work this is false advertisement this is my 5th Day using this and my nails are STILL not hard they are Soft
1 reply from consumer care team - 11 months ago
Hi there Mia27…. We wish you could see the results you were hoping for with the hard to resist glow & shine nail strengthener. It improves fragile, brittle nails, creating a protective barrier against daily wear. It provides instant nail strength and resistance. Nail bonding technology bonds the weakened nail surface to improve fragile, brittle nails. Wear for 3 days, nails are less brittle and appear healthy, smooth with natural shine.
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My favorite product

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Amy - 11 months ago
I love this nail strengthener! It has helped strengthen and grow my nails. I use about 2-3 coats of this and finish it off with a gloss polish and It looks beautiful.
value: 5 out of 5
easy to remove: 5 out of 5
long lasting: 5 out of 5
easy to apply: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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The best I've tried

5 out of 5 stars
Em90 - 11 months ago
originally posted on essie.com
I'm a hard-core Nail biter from way back.... for years and years at my worst my nail were bitten down to the base. I have been able to stop for two years plus now, and grow them out long. But they ALWAYS break. I went through stress recently and they all broke and got terrible. I've tried multiple different hardener. They do not compare to this essie hard to resist. It is by far the best. It drys super quick. No formaldehyde. Does NOT chip. Sorting my nutrients helped my nails as well but this polish was a huge factor in breakage prevention!!!! Please see attached photos.
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