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Miss Pink23

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Has anyoner heard of Mavala, Im assuming yes as I went to a trade shop today-selling hair and beauty products and Mavala was the brand used for all nail care items.
Is it any good?

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Not sure if it is any good, as have never tried it myself, but I have heard a few people mentioning it. Here's the link to the UK site

Nail care - Mavala UK
 

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Mavala are a professional brand. I wouldn't call them a premium brand, but some of their products are quite nice.
 

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Mavala isn't a professional brand, it's one of those you buy in a supermarket.
Some of my clients use Mavala polishes at home (I've told them not to!:evil:) and come back with badly discoloured nails.
 

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Mavala are considered (and sold as) a professional brand in the UK. I used to use their enamels, they're a very good product range. I still have some and they're just as good now as when I first bought them more than 4 years ago!!!!!!!!
 

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I havent used the polished, but a few years ago i used the nail hardner and it was great.
 

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Mavala are considered (and sold as) a professional brand in the UK. I used to use their enamels, they're a very good product range. I still have some and they're just as good now as when I first bought them more than 4 years ago!!!!!!!!
Maybe it's about how different brands hit different markets.. Mavala may be sold as a professional brand in the UK; in my country it's a supermarket brand. (And you guys don't consider -for example- China Glaze a professional brand because it's sold at Sallys; over here it's not very well known but highly respected).
Though it's still a fact I've personally seen far too many times that Mavala does discolour natural nails.
 

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Im currently only training as a nail tech but have used Mavala personally, I think its a great. I've never had any discolouration on my own nails. It is a lower end pro brand (me thinks) but if its good I dont mind. They have some really nice colours too.
 

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Maybe it's about how different brands hit different markets.. Mavala may be sold as a professional brand in the UK; in my country it's a supermarket brand. (And you guys don't consider -for example- China Glaze a professional brand because it's sold at Sallys; over here it's not very well known but highly respected).
Though it's still a fact I've personally seen far too many times that Mavala does discolour natural nails.
Mavala is a VERY old established company.

I only used the brand once and found the brushes so terrible to work with (definitely not pro quality) that I ditched it. Things may have changed since those days.

But one has to respect that this brand has been around for very many years. I do think there are other pro brands that are much superior however, and not necessarily more expensive either. Look around and see.
 

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Some of my clients use Mavala polishes at home (I've told them not to!:evil:) and come back with badly discoloured nails.
Actually never had this issue at all...unless they don't use a good base.
But then that happens with a lot of brands, pro or otherwise, if anyone forgets or misses the base coat.

I do agree with Geeg on the brushes, however, fiddly and a little thin! The polish is OK, but applying it is not that easy to get a good professional finish
 

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Mavala is a VERY old established company.

I only used the brand once and found the brushes so terrible to work with (definitely not pro quality) that I ditched it. Things may have changed since those days.

But one has to respect that this brand has been around for very many years. I do think there are other pro brands that are much superior however, and not necessarily more expensive either. Look around and see.
agree 100% on the brushes!

and did you see how small the bottle is? for like a high price! (at least here)

and it's openly sold here too, so, too pricey for the target market...
for the lacquers.

but the nail care products aren't that bad...
 

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My hip replacements won't allow me to reach my toes so I have Pedicures done at other Salons. So far; Jessica, OPI, CND and Mavala - and Mavala has been the only one to chip. OK, could be base/top coat or application problem but interesting all the same .........
 

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