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Essie Gel Couture

Essie

Gel Couture

Sheer Fantasy 10 (sheer graceful pink)

Item #: 2305872 Size: 0.46 oz

Essie 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


Four families linked to key moments in couture:

  • The Atelier: embodied by the neutrals (whims & pins)
  • The Backstage: embodied by the pastels (preview peek)
  • The Runway: embodied by the brights (runway reveal)
  • The After Party: embodied by the deeps (after the after party)


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.
Opaque shades: 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, Alumina, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, 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 15880 / Red 34 Lake, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 77510 / Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 15850 / Red 6 Lake, CI 77266 / Black 2, CI 77163 / Bismuth Oxychloride, CI 77510 / Ferric Ferrocyanide, CI 77400 / Bronze Powder, CI 77400 / Copper Powder, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 77288 / Chromium Oxide Greens, CI 77000 / Aluminum Powder, CI 75470 / Carmine, CI 19140 / Yellow 5, CI 60725 / Violet 2.

Sheer shades (Haute To Trot, Fairy Tailor, Sheer Fantasy): Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Phthalic Anhydride / Glycerin / Glycidyl Decanoate Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Ethyl Tosylamide, Tosylamide / Epoxy Resin, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Octocrylene, Tributyl Citrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Propyl Acetate, Dimethicone, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Hydrogenated Acetophenone / Oxymethylene Copolymer, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Citric Acid, Alumina, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Oxidized Polyethylene, Benzophenone-1, Colophonium / Rosin, Polyurethane-11, Tin Oxide, Acetone, CI 77002 / Aluminum Hydroxide, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850 / Red 7 Lake, CI 15850 / Red 6 Lake, CI 15880 / Red 34 Lake, Mica, CI 77400 / Bronze Powder, CI 77400 / Copper Powder, CI 77491, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 77120 / Barium Sulfate, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 77288 / Chromium Oxide Greens, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 77000 / Aluminum Powder, CI 77163 / Bismuth Oxychloride, CI 75470 / Carmine, CI 77510 / Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, CI 77266 / Black 2, CI 19140 / Yellow 5, CI 60725 / Violet 2.

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EssieGel Couture
 
4.2

(based on 293 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (150)
  • Goes on smoothly (138)
  • Dries quickly (130)
  • Long lasting (122)
  • Gentle (41)

Cons

  • Chips easily (38)
  • Does not work (20)
  • Strong odor (13)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (101)
  • Daily use (46)
  • Special occasions (44)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (78)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (117), Manicure/pedicure addict (66), Trendy style (37), Dramatic (3)

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3.0

Worth a Try

By ggb from tulsa

from Tulsa Oklahoma

Verified Buyer

Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

I was absolutely thrilled at first with this product. It was reasonably priced and looked so professional. However, unlike the no light gels that my manicurist uses, it quite looking so good during the third day. That being said, it's great if you haven't time to get to your nail salon and need emergency help. But it isn't a good replacement for professional manicure. Also, the top coat is a must. It changes the look and gives a really great shine. All in all, worth the money and I'm glad to have it in case of emergency.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Labels Only 200

By Sable60

from Cuyahoga Falls, Oh.

Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

No chips, 3 coats of polish 3 top coats. Layer each time, 1 polish, then top coat, do 2 more times. Apply a little thicker. I think thats the trick with this formula. I only had a little wear on the tip of my middle finger.

 
4.0

I would buy this again

By ChampagneNflipflops

from Virginia Beach

Verified Buyer

Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

This nail polish does stay much longer than most of the other "gel -like" polishes. Easy to take off as well

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Easy to apply wide brush great coverage not too shear

By Marcela

from Scottsdale

Verified Buyer

Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

Easy two step gélido look and long wear.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

I would def buy this product again!

By Boymom

from South carolina

Verified Buyer

Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

Polish lasted for 5 days which I find amazing! I am pretty rough on my nails so this is awesome!!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
3.0

No better.. peels

By TDQ

from Small town USA

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Does not last
    • Too expensive

    Best Uses

    • Pedi

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    I purchased this hoping for a good manicure lasting more than a day or two..Well..no. within the second day it started pealing on my mani. I liked the color and shine.. I have pearls of widsom..and another sheer color I bought with the top coat..It worked fine on my pedicure..but so does my regular OPI..But, if you are busy with your hands like me ( mom) it is not worth the extra price for your manicure..I'm just going to stick with OPI.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great product!

    By SherryR

    from Belleville, IL

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    Sheer Fantasy is the perfect shade of pale, sheer pink, if you prefer a more natural nail.
    The product lasts at least 14 days and still looks nice. One of the best I've tried.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Love it will buy more in the future

    By Janet

    from Cullman,Alabama

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    Love it worked great.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Pretty, but just average polish

    By Ss

    from Boulder, co

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    Doesn't last any longer than regular nail polish

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    Really wanted to like it...

    By Jamie

    from Chapel Hill, NC

    Pros

    • quick application

    Cons

    • Chips easily

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

      I really wanted to like this product. I was thrilled with the application, the big brush really makes it quick to apply, and without the base coat it's even quicker. The formula dries fastest I've ever seen for a nail polish, so I loved that too. Unfortunately, within 24 hours I had tons of chips on the tips of my nails! I thought it might just be user error so I have tried twice now and without fail, the tips of my nails are missing polish by the end of the first day.

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