It comes in this friggin huge box. And look, it has a handle, for convenience!
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When you open the box, that is, after you figure out how to open the box, there is a giant triangle of corrugated cardboard. YES. Needed one of those.
But seriously Sally Ho, what's with the paper waste? At the bottom of the box is another box.
And this box is stuffed with paper and at the bottom of this box is finally the nail stuff. Packaging fail.
I'll start with the Chrome Pens first. I got 5 of them (as promised) but a duplicate pair.
Two Pink Chromes, Gold Chrome, Turquoise Chrome and Green Chrome. The selling point on this entire thing was that the Chromes evidently are great for stamping with - otherwise I would've passed. But knowing it came with some good stamping polishes was the deciding factor on purchasing it.
It also came with a light pink pen for French Manicures, from what I can tell the color is called "Le Bon Bon" and the "treatment" is a top coat.
The last polish it came with, bringing the total to 7 was a berry creme called "Tender Mulberry". LOL at the name, but I'll probably love it.
It also came with a nail file and a pair of standard nail clippers but my battery died so lets just pretend they're pictured here.
From what I've seen, Sally Hansen wants to abolish all of the pens and Chrome pens. I've seen them at Five Below (for around $4 each) and I've heard they're at Big Lots for $1.50 each. The nearest Big Lots is a half hour away and it never has anything good so I won't be venturing there again. I believe when they first came out they were running around $9 at drug stores, from my memory at least.
This little set is probably a non-polish fanatics wet dream but I'm still pretty excited for the stamping possibilities. In conclusion not too bad for $10 I suppose. The amount of packaging materials is bizarre though, the box is really huge but that doesn't affect anything inside of it really.
Again, if anyone else sees a post similar to this please post it in the comments section - I'd love to know what others got!