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Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture

Essie

Ballet Nudes Gel Couture

0.46 oz Item 2502183

Color:Closing Night (soft shimmer gray)

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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
 
4.0

(based on 43 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (35)
  • Goes on smoothly (31)
  • Long lasting (28)
  • Dries quickly (26)
  • Gentle (9)

Cons

  • Chips easily (8)
  • Does not work (4)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (22)
  • Daily use (9)
  • Special occasions (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (26), Manicure/pedicure addict (14), Trendy style (11), Dramatic (3)

Reviewed by 43 customers

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1.0

I wouldn't buy this color again, looks ugly on nails

By Katie

from Wa

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Chips Easily
    • Messy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

      I tried and really disappointed it. When u put on nails it doesn't look pretty and u can see lines so doesn't go smooth. Other color is good but not this one.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this products always

      By Abi VllCll

      from Uniondale, NY

      About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

      • High price

      Best Uses

      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

      I love it!!!
      I used it for almost two weeks its brightness and color remained

       
      5.0

      Great product!

      By Sandra

      from Detroit, Michigan

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

        Great color which will likely become an Essie classic.

         
        5.0

        Love!!!!

        By Mary

        from Westminster, MD

        About Me Dramatic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

        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:

          This is amazing!!! It lasts for days with no chipping. By far the best polish I have ever purchased!!!!

           
          1.0

          Great Color, but not good quality

          By Anonymous

          from Texas

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Goes On Smoothly

          Cons

          • Chips Easily

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

            This color is great, but it chips really easily even when using it with the top coat. I would not recommend.

             
            5.0

            Great Gel Polish!

            By MelissaYvonne

            from Rockwall, TX

            About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

            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:

              Really love this product. It dries really quick; when I paint one hand, and finish painting the other hand, my first hand is already dry. I used 2 coats (because the color (Lace me Up) was a tad sheer) and then the clear gel coat. It has been 4 days since I have painted them and I have been elbow deep in dishes each day. Not just rinse and wipe dishes either. I am talking about greasy, cooked on barbecue junk and to date, they look like this is the first day that I painted them.

               
              4.0

              Great color

              By Pearl

              from Chicago il

              About Me Classic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                  Color goes with everything. Lasted

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  The perfect at-home gel alternative!

                  By Natural Glow

                  from Sandusky, OH

                  About Me Classic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                      I generally don't paint my fingernails very often because no matter what I use (or who does them) they chip within a day (sometimes within an hour of doing them). This product has completely changed all that. I applied this 5 days ago (two coats of color and the gel couture top coat) and it is still chip free. It goes on great. The brush is amazing! And all in all, it dries within 10 to 20 minutes or so. For sure worth trying. Just follow the directions and use the specified top coat.

                       
                      1.0

                      disappointed

                      By Margi

                      from Philadelphia PA

                      About Me Classic

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Chips Easily

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                        This is second time I have tried the essie gel. I was told to give it a second chance! It chipped badly. It didn't go on and cover well. I used another similar nail gel product which worked well and lasted for 10 days. This lasted 3 days...and it's not terribly cheap. Not going to try any longer.

                         
                        3.0

                        Product doesn't last as long as 4 days

                        By Incatnito

                        from Corpus Christi TX

                        About Me Classic

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dries Quickly
                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                        • Chips Easily

                        Best Uses

                        • Weekly

                        Comments about Essie Ballet Nudes Gel Couture:

                        I use it to keep my flimsy nails from breaking

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