The nail-strengthening cream from Hard as Hoof generally receives positive reviews although a small percentage of reviews are negative. As of 2015, the product receives a score of 4.3 out of five from 137 customer reviews on Amazon.com and 4.6 out of five from 29 reviews on Walmart.com.
On Walmart.com, 90 percent of reviewers state they would recommend the nail strengthening cream to a friend. Similarly, 89 percent of Makeup Alley reviewers would purchase the product again. One reviewer on Amazon.com notes that the capacity of the container is smaller than it appears because of an extra thick bottom. Most reviewers feel the product strengthens nails and leads to fewer breaks; they also note that when breaks do occur, they are cleaner.