Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color

    Good morning, Dear Reader!

    I'm back sooner than I thought because I found something to show to you: the Sally Hansen Ultra HD nail polishes.  I was out and about running errands and ran into them, so I grabbed them.  When I got home, I swatched them for you.

    I layered all of them over black.  I used one coat of Nubar Black and two coats of the Ultra HD for each.  I did the swatches this way because from what I've seen, the Ultra HD's take 4-5 coats to be opaque, and aren't terribly opaque even at that.  Given that there are eight colors, I didn't want to be stuck swatching until noon doing five coats of each, and I would not wear them that way anyhow - I'd simply layer them over black, so that's how I'm showing them to you.

    The swatches are under artificial light, and the order is numerical - they're numbered 09-16.  They start out strong, get a little weak, and then get strong again in this order.

    Byte is magenta in the bottle, magenta and purple on the nail over black.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Byte
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Byte, Two Coats over Black

    LCD is a light pink in the bottle, far more impressive on the nail.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in LCD
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in LCD, Two Coats over Black

    Wavelength is an orange that's kind of rust over black, and where we start to get a little weak.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Wavelength
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Wavelength, Two Coats over Black

    Hue is a yellow with a bit of green duochrome over black.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Hue
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Hue, Two Coats over Black

    Resolution is a green shimmer.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Resolution
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Resolution, Two Coats over Black

    Spectrum is where they start to get strong again, a shimmering sparkly blue.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Spectrum
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Spectrum, Two Coats over Black

    DVD is a blue and purple duochrome.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in DVD
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in DVD, Two Coats over Black

    The last one, Laser, is a sparkly royal blue with pinkish purple duochrome.

    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Laser
    Sally Hansen Ultra HD Nail Color in Laser, Two Coats over Black

    Layered over black, I think they're wearable and cool, although I'd pass on Wavelength and Hue if I knew how they'd look on the nail.  I might try those two over a matching base to see if they turn out a little better, but I don't care for either over black.  Otherwise, I like all of them, especially the really sparkly ones.

    That's the update for now, Dear Reader.  Until next time, love and nail polish to you!  

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