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Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture

Essie

Ballet Nudes Gel Couture

Closing Night (soft shimmer gray)

Item #: 2502183 Size: 0.46 oz

Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture provides up to 14 days of color and shine in unique, couture-inspired shades. No lamp required. Easy removal.

Step 1: Luxurious Couture Color:
  • Pure color pigment technology
  • Rich, streak-free color
  • No basecoat required
  • Patented swirl stem brush (exclusively in Gel Couture Step 1)

Step 2: Flawless Gel-Like Top Coat:
  • Protects color and magnifies shine
  • Ultra-glossy finish
  • Shatter-proof, hard shell technology extends wear and prevents chipping
  • Quick-drying

Benefits:
  • Professional, salon manicure look
  • Gel-like finish
  • High-quality
  • Provides a protective coating to nails
  • Top coat consistency
  • Less color transfer
  • Faster dry-time
  • Less scuffing

Step 1: Choose from any of the Essie Gel Couture shades with pure color pigments that lay down rich, streak-free color for a perfectly tailored fit. Repeat with second coat.

Step 2: Finish with Essie cutting edge, high gloss top coat. This quick drying top coat helps protect color and magnifies shine for an ultra-glossy look without the lamp.
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Propyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tosylamide/Epoxy Resin, Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Ethyl Tosylamide, Acrylates Copolymer, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Tributyl Citrate, Octocrylene, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Hydrogenated Acetophenone / Oxymethylene Copolymer, Dimethicone, Benzophenone-1, Oxidized Polyethylene, Citric Acid, Silica, Colophonium / Rosin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Alumina, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Tin Oxide, Aluminum Hydroxide, Polyurethane-11, CI 77002 / Aluminum Hydroxide, Acetone. May Contain: CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Mica, CI 77491, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 77120 / Barium Sulfate, CI 15850 / Red 7 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 15880 / Red 34 Lake, CI 77510 / Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 15850 / Red 6 Lake, CI 77266 [Nano] / Black 2, CI 77163 / Bismuth Oxychloride, CI 77000 / Aluminum Powder, CI 77510 / Ferric Ferrocyanide, CI 77820 / Silver, CI 77400 / Bronze Powder, CI 77400 / Copper Powder, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 75470 / Carmine, CI 77288 / Chromium Oxide Greens, CI 19140 / Yellow 5, CI 60725 / Violet 2.

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EssieBallet Nudes Gel Couture
 
3.7

(based on 14 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Goes on smoothly (9)
  • Dries quickly (8)
  • Long lasting (7)
  • Gentle (3)

Cons

  • Does not work (4)
  • Chips easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (7)
  • Daily use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (8), Manicure/pedicure addict (3)

Reviewed by 14 customers

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1.0

Don't buy

By Ckennedy

from Ohio

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Does Not Work

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

      Terrible. I painted one finger nail and it was so lumpy it looked like I rolled my finger in sugar. I removed it and used another product. Didn't get one use out of it.

       
      1.0

      I would NOT buy this

      By Bee

      from Green Bay, Wi

      About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

      • Chips Easily
      • Does Not Work

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

      I bought this hearing that this product is like a professional gel manicure and will last two weeks without chipping. It CHIPS WITH IN DAYS!

       
      5.0

      Just like salon gel polish!

      By KJ the scientist

      from Columbia, MO

      About Me Trendy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

        I really love this nail Polish! It stayed on a full week without chipping more than a little on the ends. It also dried VERY quickly.

         
        5.0

        By Christina

        from Tennessee

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly

          Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

          If you use a nail prep and allow to dry. This Polish is amazing. Nail Polish NEVER stays on me. This does.

           
          5.0

          works great!

          By Kathy

          from New York

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Weekly

            Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

            works great for do it yourself manicures

             
            2.0

            Disappointed

            By Suzanm236

            from Knoxville, TN

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Chips Easily
              • Does Not Work
              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

              I thought with the name and color selection I had finally found my Gel Manicure replacement...not so much. Went on smooth enough but dried showing lines and chipped after a day. Very disappointed.

               
              2.0

              Good color but it's not the same as a real gel manicure

              By Christina

              from Virginia

              About Me Classic

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Dries Quickly
              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle

              Cons

              • Chips Easily
              • Does Not Work

              Best Uses

                Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                I'm a little confused about all of the five star reviews on this product. I purchased "Hold the Position," which is a very pretty traditional pink color. Unfortunately, the polish & top coat are really just quick drying color, and do not provide the strength or lasting quality of a real gel manicure. The first time I used it, I applied it in the morning and it began peeling after I took a shower that evening, so I removed it. The next day, I tried again, but realized after applying 2 coats & the gel top coat that my nails looked streaky. I didn't want to start from scratch so I just put another coat of polish & another top coat on. This time the polish lasted from Thursday to Sunday, but by Sunday every nail was chipped. I guess four days isn't terrible, but based on the description I was expecting more. Also, because the polish is quick drying, it can be hard to apply - if you go over a nail more than once the polish will start to clump, which leads to streakiness. I do like the color and I will keep using this until the bottle is gone, but I won't be buying any more colors from this line.

                 
                5.0

                Very Pretty for Work

                By Rach

                from New Jersey

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                  Dried quick and nice opacity to it. I used 3 coats.

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice light grey

                  By Mac

                  from St. Joseph, MO

                  About Me Trendy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                      This time I had my manicurist put charcoal grey on my nails and I used this color for the design she put on my nails.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great polish!

                      By Sara

                      from Atlanta, Ga

                      About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Goes On Smoothly
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Weekly

                        Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                        I was worried about the color being too opaque but it went on well with only 2 coats and the color is beautiful!!

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