13 Jan 2014

Orly Glosser Super High-Shine Topcoat

Orly Glosser Top Coat

This Orly Glosser High Shine Topcoat* was in my #midsummermeet goody bag from way back last summer and I’d completely forgot about it and discovered it hiding amongst my far too large nail polish collection (which needs to be culled). I’ve used it as my topcoat the past 3 times I’ve painted my nails and lets just say I’m smitten.

I’m one of those people that chips my manicure almost within an hour of applying it and thats so frustrating, my job involves alot of crafting & using my hands and so that never helps preserve my pretty polish. Each time I have applied this topcoat my manicure has lasted a whole WEEK without chipping. At first I thought it was a fluke but no after using it 3 times over the past 4 weeks my nail polish has lasted a whole 7 days without chipping and in my household thats a flipping miracle.

Yes this is meant to be a super high shine topcoat and although it did leave my nail polish looking glossy and shiny it was not any better for that than my Sally Hansen or Avon topcoats but it was the way it helped preserve my manicure that really bowled me over. I am very impressed and won’t be straying from this topcoat. I will say that the shine from this topcoat didn’t dull over the week & as my manicures never normally last that long I can’t say if my others did – so thats a plus for Orly.

The packaging is user friendly in that the purple lid has a rubber feel and is easy to grip / use, the bottle is frosted glass and gives the liquid a blue tint. The brush is quite long and not too thick & the product itself is quite a thin liquid and smells fairly strong (but the scent doesn’t last) I did find it easy to apply and my manicure dried quickly and evenly.

Orly Glosser High Shine Topcoat £10.90 for 18ml

Have you tried this topcoat? Or any Orly polishes you would recommend, I’m intrigued to see if their nail polishes are as good quality as their topcoat.

Products that are marked with an * have either been sent to me for my consideration or I’ve received at events. I’m under no obligation to review them on my blog. However if I do, the reviews are 100% my own.


19 Responses to “Orly Glosser Super High-Shine Topcoat”

  1. Claire says:

    This sounds amazing! My varnish chips within hours too, I’m so jealous of people that can have it on for weeks with no chips. This sounds fantastic though. I’m using Seche Vite at the minute but will try this when I run out I think :) Thanks! x

    Claire | AgentSmyth

  2. i love this! i’ve been through 2 bottles of this using it on myself and others. the only complaint i have is it gets slightly thick and goopy after a while – but still not as bad as the seche vite!!

    rachel x

  3. I love ORLY nail varnish, it’s such good quality. I know what you mean about you rubber lid as well, it just feels so much nicer than plastic! xx

  4. Looks fab! I don’t think I’ve ever tried an orly nail product!

    Stephanie (@hopefreedomlove)

  5. Amy says:

    I don’t half love this topcoat – reminds me I need to give my 2 cents on it! Definitely one of the best topcoats I’ve tried x

    Amy / srslylou

  6. Sounds really good, especially that it kept the shine so long :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  7. Kate Spitz says:

    I always chip my nails after a few days too so I definitely want to try out this topcoat. Would you say it dries quickly or does it take some time to dry?


  8. naomi says:

    I am always on the lookout for a fab topcoat I hate when your nails chip after a couple of days.

  9. Daniela says:

    This sounds amazing! The Rimmel top and base coat is the best I’ve found as of yet :)

  10. Becky says:

    I’m liking the sound of this! I do love Seche Vite for how quickly it dries and how shiny it is but it doesn’t make my nail varnish last any longer (pretty much all nail varnish also chips on me within a day). Another downside with Seche Vite is you only get half way through the bottle and it goes off, so it’s pricey and you only ever manage to use half of it. So I think I might keep an eye out for this one x

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

  11. Neeed! I chip my nails all the time at work which puts me in a bad mood for the rest of the day.

    Danniella x | http://www.famousinjapan.co.uk

  12. Gemma says:

    I’ve only ever tried Orly nail polishes and not their top or base coats/treatments. This sounds like a fab little product! xx

    Gem // Miss Makeup Magpie

  13. I too work in a place when nail varnish dies, I need to try this!
    Cornelia – Ineffable Beauty

  14. Jennie May says:

    Ooh this sounds amazing, 7 days without chipping is insane! xo

  15. Chrissie says:

    I just realised yesterday that I’m badly in need of a better top coat and one of my fave polish brands is Orly (cruelty free you see), so thank you so much for this review.

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