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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 458 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (267)
  • Goes on smoothly (247)
  • Long lasting (225)
  • Dries quickly (224)
  • Gentle (87)

Cons

  • Chips easily (58)
  • Does not work (28)
  • Strong odor (20)
  • Hard to remove (4)
  • Messy (4)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (185)
  • Daily use (91)
  • Special occasions (81)
  • Everyday (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (97)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (215), Manicure/pedicure addict (104), Trendy style (61), Dramatic (14)

Reviewed by 458 customers

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5.0

New Eddie

By Susanatreetops

from Newport Beach, CA

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    Love the subtle colors and long lasting quality of this product

     
    4.0

    I would buy this again

    By Julie

    from Fort smith, ar

    About Me Classic, Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Chips Easily

    Best Uses

    • Weekly

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    Easy and dries fast. One of my favorite color too

     
    4.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Julie

    from Fort smith, Arkansas

    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

    • Chips Easily

    Best Uses

    • Weekly

    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

    I love to paint my own nails and found gel couture so good.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great for nurses

    By AP89

    from California

    About Me Classic, Trendy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Special Occasions
      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

      As a nurse, generally if I want my polish to last more than a few days before chipping, I have to get gel polish at the salon. More often than not, I end up with naked nails because of it. This polish is awesome! A week for me is GREAT considering I wash my hands about 100 times a shift! This nail polish lasts about a week on my nails before it starts to chip and that's perfectly fine with me. I can deal with painting my nails once a week! I have 2 colors and am looking into getting more. I use the matching top coat too. The finish is beautiful. Never forget to paint the edges of your nails in order to get the most wear time out of your polish!!

       
      3.0

      Not worth it

      By kimijo

      from Youngstown, Ohio

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Chips Easily

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

      I love the regular Essie & thought this would be great too. This polish starting chipping right away. It is nice that it dries right away but not worth it if it's not going to stay on. I think the regular Essie is better.

       
      5.0

      I will definitely buy again!! Great product!

      By Steffi

      from Wayne, NJ

      About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

      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:

        Just love it!!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I'm in love.

        By JessicaTTU

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

            This polish is amazing! It goes on so easy and it's so easy to get the polish on cleanly! I've never been able to make my own nails look this good. It's long lasting! My polish has not chipped after 5 days of wear (and I shower twice a day and am a teacher). I've redone the polish after 5 days simply because it was when I had the time, and not because it needed to be redone. It dries fast and looks great AND it comes off easily ( I use the Essie polish remover). I'm never going back to regular polish!

             
            5.0

            I would definitely buy this product again, love the colors!!

            By Cindee

            from West Allis, Wisconsin

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

              Everyday wear

               
              5.0

              Smooth application, and great colors!

              By sooo vein

              from sacramento, ca

              About Me Classic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                  Prom!

                   
                  5.0

                  My new favorite nail polish

                  By Kate

                  from SLC, UT

                  About Me Classic

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Special Occasions
                    • Weekly

                    Comments about Essie Gel Couture:

                    This nail polish is very easy to apply, and dries quickly. I love the texture and feeling of it.
                    I don't think it lives up to the 14 day claim, but it gets pretty close. It's the longest lasting nail polish I've used. I'll continue to repurchase this item.

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