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Orly Breathable Treatment + Color Nail Polish
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Orly Breathable Treatment + Color Nail Polish

BY ORLY #19 in Nail Treatments

4.4 out of 5 stars
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  • 3 Stars2%
  • 2 Stars8%
  • 1 Star0%
4.49 / 5 based on 59 Reviews

Product Description

Breathable Treatment + Color - Orly Breathable Treatment + Color Nail Lacquer has an all-in-one longer-lasting formula for longer, stronger, healthier nails.Benefits:Nourishes and hydrates nails with Argan oil, & vitamins B5 & CFeatures advanced oxygen technologyNo basecoat or topcoat needed - Breathable Treatment + Color

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Orly Breathable Treatment + Color Nail Polish
Orly Breathable Treatment + Color Nail Polish
Reviews (59)
Q&A (6)
Media (26)
Ashley W.
Wichita, KS
204 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Heaven Sent more...
This shade is destressed denim by the Orly breathable line. It seriously is a gorgeous colour! I love to pair it with the godmother shade as well. It wears for a week and a half for me. I go through manicures quick because im always busy. So for me, thats a long time. Most people can get it to last 2 weeks. You only need two coats and no base or top coat needed! Itll make your nails look like you've gotten a gel manicure and its free of a ton of chemicals! It even helps your nails grow. Honestly what could be better?! Oh, i know what's even better - this brand is cruelty free as well!
Katy R.
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I will not buy this product again. It’s on the more expensive end of nail polishes so i expected the quality to be higher as well. Unfortunately, i was wrong. The polish applies streaky and super unevenly. It’s hard to work with and stays tacky for a long time. They have pretty colors but the hassle isn’t worth the price you pay.
Michaela L.
75 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Love My Nails (true red crème) more...
I was not a fan of this nail polish at all. The color is super pretty, but it did not last... even with a good base/top coat it still rubbed right off. I have tried it under multiple circumstances & it doesn’t even last on my toes without fading & transferring onto my socks after a few days.
Heather M.
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Happy & Healthy more...
This is a great nail polish and such a lovely color! My toddler loves to have her nails painted and I feel better about using these breathable polishes on her. I would totally recommend it, the colors are great and the polish lasts a long time without chipping.
Jessica G.
Findlay, OH
246 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This is my favorite Orly shade. I use this when I don’t have time to LED cure gel polish. I recommend using the corresponding brand base coat. For a lot of top coating, I use INM brand.
Arwa A.
174 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I'm kind of obsessed with these. I try a lot of different nail polish brands, and ORLY is one of the best. I don't say that lightly either because you know as boogie as some other brands like Essie or OPI are, not all are worth it. The best thing about this line is the breathable formula! This is perfect for all my Muslim sisters out there!! It applies really nicely, and it really does not chip easily. It's suppose to be a base, colour, and top coat all in one too, which is amazing.

Cons: it takes AWHILE to dry. And when I mean awhile, I mean at least like 15-20 minutes if you have multiple layers no joke. The other thing is that there isn't a huge colour selection (about 15), and the lighter colours are a little sheer so you need more coats.

Besides that, I am in love. You can currently get these for BUY 2 GET 1 FREE at Sally's Beauty Store. Price: $8.99 ($8.49 with the sally beauty card)
DeJa R.
54 reviews
Review for: Love My Nails (true red crème) more...
The color I have is Called "beauty essential " it's a vibrant coral. This nail polish is a game changer for me. It doesn't require a base coat or top coat so application time is cut in half with only 2 coats of polish. It's shiny and vibrant and lasts. After a week of every day activities (dishes, hair washing, washing hands, typing at work ) there is very little wear to the polish and NO chips or cracks! I love it and be purchasing more colors!
Squeaky F.
Saint Paul, MN
30 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
After a couple months of going from manicure to manicure with no break in between my nails tend to get really dry and brittle. They start peeling and breaking and then I have to quit wearing polish for awhile. Unfortunately without the reinforcement of polish my healing nails often get snagged and broken anyway, so there's no winning (case in point, the little nubbins in the attached picture)! When I heard about Orly Breathable I was hoping it would be my miracle cure. Well, yes and no...

The good:
This does seem to live up to its claims of being permeable. I put nail oil on and it does seem to be getting down to the nail, keeping my nails supple and healthy. It also has reasonably high shine on its own (which is good, since using a top coat would defeat the purpose). Though the colors I tried (the light purple, light green, and gray) were all pretty sheer with one coat, after two I was pretty good most of the time. Unfortunately all is not well...

The bad:
This stuff chips like nothing else. You can't use a base or top coat since that would take away the benefits of the formula, so there's no good way to diminish the chipping issue. On day two and even day one I have chips that annoy me enough to repaint. Some of my nails hold up fine (though it's inconsistent which one), but the issue is bad enough that when I tried repainting with a different color each day I had to repaint, by day four I had tri-colored hands! This stuff needs a lot of babying. I now keep a bottle in my purse to redo at work. To its credit the chipping issue doesn't seem to be made worse by oil or water, and it doesn't peel off in big sheets. More minor issues, it does bubble some, though not as bad as other lines. The color selection at this point is also an issue; it's pretty slim and mostly pastels, so hard to transition into fall.

Parting thoughts:
While writing this review I wavered between three and four stars a lot. The chipping issues are pretty major, but it DOES do what it claims it will do. Ultimately since there's not a lot of competition in the field of breathable nail polishes I give it a 4/5. Having to repaint all the time is annoying, but the formula is thin enough that I've hardly made a dent in the bottle I've been using daily for several weeks. My nail health is improving while covered, which is what I was looking for and having trouble finding. I'll stick with this and even buy more colors (hopefully ORLY will come out with more!), but I would never switch to it entirely. When my nails need a rest there's this, but for fancy manicures I'll look elsewhere.
312 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Love My Nails (true red crème) more...
I love orly breathable nail polishes I hope they come up with more colors. I like how pigmented they are in one swipe. They do take a little time to dry they are affordable and easily available. Would love to buy more new shades. I own almost all the current shades they have. Best halal nail polish love it.
aliya d.
15 reviews
Review for: Orly Breathable Treatment & Color Nail Polish - Sweet Serenity, Red more...
Wonderful nailpolish! It is a beautiful color, and it is a great way to keep your nails healthy while using nailpolish. The thing I like about this is that is breathable, meaning your nails will still be in contact with the oxygen and water!! I would recommend this product!!
Jamie Rose S.
600 reviews
Did this polish do anything special? Or is it comparable to the regular orly polish?
Lindsay D.
11 reviews
Does the color actually last without use of base & top coat?
Squeaky F.
Saint Paul, MN
30 reviews
Does this really help peeling nails? After a few months of being painted 90% of the time my nails need to go bare for several weeks. It would be amazing if they could recover while still looking good! Or just not get bad in the first place!! XP
Huda A.
25 reviews
Are these worth the hype ?
Huda A.
25 reviews
How do these compare to the regular orly polishes?

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