imPRESS Nails Review – Pros, Cons, and Tips

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Impress Nails are the perfect way to get a salon-quality manicure at home. Read my detailed review of Impress Nails and learn why these might the best DIY option for you!

imPRESS nails are the new rave to have a nice manicure. imPRESS manicures are press-on nails that claim to be easy to apply, it’s quick, and last a good amount of time. Discover how imPRESS nails help you get salon-quality manicures without ever having to leave the house! This complete review includes pros, cons, and tips.

So in this post, I share all about my experience with imPRESS nails. Some of the questions we will cover here are:

  • Are imPRESS nails waterproof?
  • Are imPRESS nails good?
  • Are imPRESS nails bad for your nails?

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Are these nails cruelty-free?

imPRESS nails are a cruelty-free brand. I contacted the imPRESS nails brand via email and below is a screenshot of their response. imPRESS nails confirmed with me via email that they are a cruelty-free brand!

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How to apply the imPRESS nails?

Each imPRESS nail kit includes handy instructions. The kit brings a handy small wipe to clean your nails. You plan which nail size you want to apply on each nail. You remove the plastic cover from the nail and then apply it to your own nail. Easy as that! Just make sure you are applying them on the correct side, which the handy instructions point out.

A quick tip: This is an optional step and I have done this in the past. Before I apply imPRESS nails I apply a layer of clear base coat nail polish. This is so that the imPRESS nail is not directly on my nail and I find it easier to remove.

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This is what the imPRESS nails press-on kit brings.


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Here I am planning which nail size to apply.


How long do these nails last?

imPRESS nails are waterproof and have lasted up to three weeks on my fingers. The ideal time span is one week to keep them looking at their best. The second week they still look alright. But by the third week, your cuticles will start showing and you will want to remove them.

Also when I clean or do dishes I make sure to use rubber gloves for cleaning to protect my nails and this helps my manicure last longer.

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This is how they look by the third week, your cuticle will start showing.


imPRESS nails have a variety of designs…

Kiss imPress nails press has a variety of cute press-on nail designs. From Black tones to Pink tones and much more. Every holiday imPRESS nails come up with different creative, and unique designs. You can check out the nail designs that are available on Amazon, and Target has a wide selection too.

Kiss imPRESS nails also come with a variety of nail sizes in each package. I have hands with small nails and imPRESS nails fit perfectly!


What is the best way to remove these nails?

Let me tell you the best method to remove imPRESS nails so you don’t end up with damaged nails like me, but I admit it was my fault. It gets annoying when you start having a loose nail or when it gets lost. When you start having a loose imPRESS nail you can put it back on with nail glue. The other option is to put on a new imPRESS nail which you will most likely have leftovers since each package includes 30 nails.

The right way to remove imPRESS nails: You do not want to force or pull on the imPRESS nails. You gently peel off from the side to remove. If your imPRESS nails seem really ‘stuck’,  apply acetone nail polish remover around the edges, wait 1 minute, and then peel off. You can use the enclosed wood stick to help lift the imPRESS nail at the sides.

Of course, I didn’t do the previous steps so I ended up with damaged nails but it was my own fault. I did not use nail acetone to remove my imPRESS nails and that is why I ended up with some damaged nails.


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This is how my nails looked after not removing imPRESS nails properly. My nails got damaged.


PROS and CONS of imPRESS Nails

As with everything, there are some pros and cons about imPRESS nails that I would like to share with you.

PROS of using imPRESS nails:

  • imPRESS nails have a lot of cute nail art designs.
  • imPRESS nails are easy to apply, in about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • imPRESS nails are so affordable. I’ve never seen it cost more than $10 per package.
  • imPRESS you get the same results as going to a beauty salon.
  • imPRESS nails can last between one to three weeks. For a perfect appearance leave them on for one week.

CONS of using imPRESS nails:

  • imPRESS nails can get stuck to your hair if you’re trying to style it. You will have to move your hand back before you unstuck your hair.
  • imPRESS nails can damage your nails if you do not remove them the proper way.
  • Your real nail could sometimes be visible under imPRESS nails, but this is only natural.
  • Trying to get to open some things can get a little hard, or trying to open jewelry clasps.

Those are my pros and cons of using imPRESS nails. For me, the pros definitely outweigh the cons. I love them and recommended them so much!


Where are the best places to find these press-on nails?

You can find imPRESS nails at a variety of places. Most of the time I buy mine from my local CVS store when they are on sale. Other stores that have it too are Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and more.

As always you can get free cashback from most of these sites when you make a purchase online through Rakuten. Make sure to check out my post on how to use Rakuten to get free cash back.


Final Thoughts of imPRESS Nails Review

From my experience, I can say impRESS nails are good. I truly love applying imPRESS nails because they are an affordable brand, it is easy to apply, and they last a good amount of time. Not only they are cute, but they look like you spent a lot of time and money at a top-notch beauty salon. imPRESS nails are not bad for your nails if you remove them the correct way as I mentioned above.

Have you used them before? If you have, what has been your experience using them? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Megan September 16, 2020 at 11:32 PM

    This is pretty far outside my wheelhouse, but I can see the benefit for special events. Would be great for weddings and such!

  • Jay Aguirre September 17, 2020 at 1:46 AM

    Ooh what an interesting post. I don’t know too much about this, but I think you did a great job of reviewing the product!

  • Melissa Cushing September 17, 2020 at 11:54 AM

    These look really good and I have to say that these types of press on nails have come a long way since I was a kid. I will have to check these out because if they do indeed stay on… it would be awesome to use them to dress up an outfit in a flash.

  • LuciWest September 17, 2020 at 11:58 AM

    I haven’t used pressed-on nails in so long, I kind of forgot they exist. Now I’m thinking it would be fun to try them again.

  • Eloise September 17, 2020 at 12:24 PM

    nice review!
    I’ve only tried these kinds of nails once in my life when I was in my best friends wedding and all of the brides maids did it together. I’ll have to foward this to a friend of mine who loves dressing her nails up and using press ons.

  • Jasmine Hewitt September 17, 2020 at 12:56 PM

    i’ve used these a few times. But I always end up getting green nails from them. My nomal nail techinican said its because they aren’t shaped correctly for my shape of natural nail. theyre so pretty though!

  • Mosaics Lab September 17, 2020 at 1:29 PM

    I super love the color, very classy and perfect for Fall…I already shared it with my friend Alice…

  • Lavanda Michelle September 17, 2020 at 4:01 PM

    I perfer pressed-on nails, My girls love to have fun to trying these.

  • Marta Skeledžija September 18, 2020 at 4:28 AM

    I prefer stickers on nails then fake nails. They do look cute thought

  • Paula Richie September 18, 2020 at 11:44 AM

    Thanks for providing this review. I’m glad that you pointed out that the first image was after three weeks .

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  • Littlegloriousmind June 3, 2021 at 10:19 PM

    Here’s a tip. Once a nails are secured and in place brush a coat of clear starting a tiny bit on top of skin on base of nail and continue to the tip. Once dry, use a brush with nail remover to clean up the base line between your base of nail and skin. This will create a seamless connection of the nail and hair won’t get stuck when you run your hands thru your hair. Also if your nail is shorter than impress nail and you have glue exposed underneath just brush clear polish underneath and it will seal it. Voila!!!

    • LynSire February 22, 2022 at 7:22 PM

      Those are great tips! Thank you for sharing :))

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