Today I have a nail polish for you that I’ve been wondering about longer – one of the Inglot O2M nail polishes. Inglot says that this nail polish is “breathable”. “Polymer KS_02 allows moisture and oxygen to pass through to keep nails in the best condition. Does NOT contain toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) or camphor.” This is no.668.
I wondered why a nail polish would need to let air through. As far as I know my nails don’t need air to grow or stay healthy. Then I realized that this O2M nail polish is highly popular in countries with a population with a high percentage of Muslims. Then again I realized that it is not only air-permeable but also water-permeable, which means you basically don’t have to take off your nail polish to wash your hands. So if you can put two and two together, you’ll understand part of it’s popularity! :)
I’m wearing the shade no 668 here. It’s a vibrant medium blue, a shade that I personally find fun to wear in summer. Especially in summer, because it reminds me of vacation and the sea and fun things to do, which is a pick-me-up if you basically spend allof your summer in a sticky non-airconditioned office.
The formula in this was great, easy to apply and it dried quickly too. Basically I have nothing to complain about! The color range of the O2M polishes is quite extensive too, so I’m sure you’ll find a color that suits your taste. I have a couple of the other Inglot polishes that are not permeable, and I love these. They all have great shimmer in them and I prefer that to a “simple” creme polish. I haven’t seen shimmers in the O2M line in Austria yet, but maybe it just doesn’t work with the ingredients.
I’m wearing linnen pants by Muji, a shirt from HEMA (man’s section) and my newest Chatelles addition. I’m very happy with my choice of tassels, and the shoes are as comfortable as I expected.
What do you think of O2M polishes? Have you tried any? What to you think of the benefit of them being permeable?