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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 441 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (252)
  • Goes on smoothly (232)
  • Long lasting (214)
  • Dries quickly (210)
  • Gentle (81)

Cons

  • Chips easily (54)
  • Does not work (28)
  • Strong odor (20)
  • Messy (4)
  • Hard to remove (3)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (175)
  • Daily use (84)
  • Special occasions (78)
  • Everyday (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (97)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (200), Manicure/pedicure addict (99), Trendy style (58), Dramatic (14)

Reviewed by 441 customers

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5.0

Love this product!!

By CeilMc

from Arkansas

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weekly

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    I have never had good luck with long wearing nail polish. This is a game changer. Easy to apply and last at least a week to 10 days. I know it says 14 days but that was not the case with me. I'm thrilled with 7 days. The lighter the color the longer you can wear it. The darker colors start showing wear quicker. I no longer do professional gel nails since it makes my nails so weak. This system goes on easy and removes just like regular polish. Love it!

     
    5.0

    Easy to apply, long lasting, easy to remove

    By JJ

    from Ramona, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Special Occasions
      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

      Love being able to do an at home gel manicure that is quick and easy. It lasts so much longer than regular nail polish and removes easily without damaging nails.

       
      5.0

      The best nail polish on the market!

      By RunnerMommaVA

      from Woodbridge, VA

      About Me Classic, Trendy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Weekly

        Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

        Essie Gel Couture nail polish is a great alternative to a professional manicure. It takes longer to dry then some other polishes but still dries pretty quickly. The biggest advantage is that it stays on long without chipping, and it is easily removed!

         
        5.0

        Definitely buying more colors!

        By Kristi

        from Richmond, tx

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

            Love the formula and color!!!

             
            4.0

            Great Gel Nail Polish

            By Natalia MPR

            from San Antonio Tx

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

            • Takes Long to Dry

            Best Uses

            • Weekly

            Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

            Love this Brand

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love Essie polish

            By Kat

            from Raleigh, NC

            About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Special Occasions
              • Weekly

              Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

              I have what some people might call a small nail polish addiction. Essie's two-step "gel" manicure, while not lasting as long as actual gel, does last longer than regular polish. The colors are luscious, apply easily, and can last through a week of toddler chasing, house cleaning, and gardening. I'm sure it would last even longer if I wore gloves to protect my hands during some of these activities, but where's the fun in that?

              Needless to say, I have this type of polish in about 15 colors. Love it! Easy on, easy off, wears like a champ, beautiful colors.

               
              5.0

              LoVE It!

              By naily

              from dallas, tx

              About Me Trendy

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weekly

                Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                Great product!

                (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Don't waste your money!!

                By KirstyV

                from Lincolnshire UK

                About Me Classic

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Goes On Smoothly

                Cons

                • Chips Easily
                • Does Not Work
                • My thumb has a blue stain on it from the polish!

                Best Uses

                • Special Occasions

                Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                Went on well and is shiney. But after four days has started chipping. So much for the last 14 days hype!! I did actually use a uv lamp though. Ignore the (no uv lamp required). Gel polish doesn't air dry, it cures hence that's why we need the uv/led lamp. I also used rimmels gel polish super shine lasts 14 days with no uv lamp required. This has stayed on better and is £4 cheaper!! Save your money and go with rimmel instead of this product which is a rip off!!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Better than regular polish

                By Jvill

                from Ohio

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                    It certainly does not last the 14 days, but lasts much longer than regular polish.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love This!!

                    By Atty in GA

                    from Georgia

                    About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Weekly

                      Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                      i love this, its easy to use and lasts forever

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