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Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat

Essence

The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat

Item #: 2289530 Size: 0.27 oz

Better together! Apply Essence's The Gel Polish Base Coat, a color gel coat, and then finish with The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat to protect, seal, and provide long-lasting, impeccable shine. Not tested on animals. No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.
Step 1: Apply the gel nail polish base coat and let dry. Step 2: Apply 2 coats of the gel nail polish and let dry. Step 3: Apply the gel nail polish top coat and let dry.
Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Butyl Acetate, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Triphenyl Phosphate, Polyester / Polyamide Resin, Alcohol Denat., Shellac, Dimethicone, Benzophenone-1, CI 60725 (Violet 2).

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EssenceThe Gel Nail Polish Top Coat
 
4.2

(based on 86 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (42)
  • Easy to use (33)
  • Dries quickly (30)
  • Easy to apply (28)
  • Good value (28)

Cons

  • Chips easily (13)
  • Hard to remove (4)
  • Messy (3)
  • Strong smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Top coat (25)
  • Weekly (17)
  • Any time (15)
  • Special occasions (12)
  • Daily use (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (31), Manicure/pedicure addict (23), Trendy style (15), Natural (9), Professional (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 10 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 86 customers

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5.0

Best gel coat for the price

By Nora

from Philadelphia, PA

About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Weekly

Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

For the price, you cannot beat this top coat. I have sensitive skin that is irritated by nail polish, but I don't have a problem with this one. Dry time is also great & it lasts. Only complaint, is when you've had it for a couple of months it gets thick and hard to use.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product, nice glossy finish

By kas1

from CA

About Me Classic, Trendy

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

    I had been using the Sally Hansen Gel Top Coat and was buying other Essence make up products and decided to try this. I started not liking the Sally Hansen as it was getting thick and leaving indentation marks on my nails. Anyway, I like this one from Essence so much better than the Sally Hansen and it's 1/3 the price! It goes on glossy which I like. My nails have chipped a bit since using it, but it's been about ten days since my manicure and I haven't been careful at all so that's to be expected I think. I put it over the Revlon Gel polish so it may have more to do with that then the top coat. I also bought the Essence Gel Polish, but haven't tried it yet. All in all, I recommend this product. It's a great price and it goes on with a nice smooth, glossy finish.

     
    5.0

    Awesome

    By Faith

    from North Carolina

    About Me Trendy

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Glossy
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • High Shine
    • Looks professional

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

      I don't usually write reviews but as I was using this like I always do, I cant help but appreciate this! I always use this and it makes my nails look like I got them cured at a salon. My friend always asks if I got my nails done, but the reality is I just did 2 coats of my regular nail polish, and a topped it off with a coat of this while watching netflix. I'm honestly not good at painting my nails but this top coat just finishes them off and makes them look like I know what im doing. I apply a thick coat of this and it gives them that high shine glossy feel and look. It might help with longevity, but maybe only by a few days, and I always scratch and bend my weak nails when doing chores and such so in 3-4 days I have to repaint anyways. I highly recommend

       
      3.0

      quick dry mcgraw

      By kssd71

      from stafford, tx

      About Me Dramatic, Trendy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

        still on fence as i have said about the base coat and the color.. but i will probably keep for quick appications and nights out.. not sure yet.. if it chips in one day like it has been the last two times, it may go back because that is just no bueno. but the top coat dries super fast and doesnt fade itself out from my sanitizer at work. hopefully third times a charm.. running out of ways to apply it to make it last..

         
        5.0

        long lasting

        By Bethie

        from old saybrook ct

        About Me Classic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly

          Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

          top coat after polish and keeps the shine and prevents chipping

           
          5.0

          REALLY nice! Made my nails look amazing

          By KD

          from St Louis, MO

          About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

              I LOVE this. I had a Sally Hansen one before, and that was good, but this Essence one is just as good (if not a little better) and it's cheaper! The reason I think this is a bit better than the SH one is because it really makes my nails dry faster. My nailpolish always takes a while to dry on me for some reason (doesn't matter the brand, all of them take a while) and this top coat really speeds it up. My nails are also nice, shiny, and very classy looking! Will definitely repurchase.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Decent for the price

              By Miss Chris

              from Porterville CA

              About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries Quickly
              • Gentle
              • Goes On Smoothly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weekly

                Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

                This product is decent for the price. It dries fairly quickly and has a nice glossy finish.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Looks like a $40 manicure

                By Babz

                from Laredo, TX

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

                  I never do my own nails bc I can't make them look professionally done and I don't go to the salon bc I can't justify spending that much money on a manicure. I bought the base, color, and top coat from this brand and I am shocked. The quality is amazing and it does look like a professional gel manicure. I will be stocking up on all the colors and will even be trying the plumper. Try it! Can't beat the price either!!! Bought them on buy two get one free.

                   
                  1.0

                  No

                  By Baby cakes

                  from Buffalo ny

                  About Me Classic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Chips Easily
                  • Messy

                  Best Uses

                  • Special Occasions

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

                  It easy put on
                  But comes off doesn't dry

                   
                  1.0

                  *Bleck*

                  By Ms. Susan

                  from Alexandria, VA

                  About Me Classic, Former Professional Nail Technician, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Messy
                    • Thick & Goopy

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat:

                      TOO thick and lacks fluidity to be truly versatile. Their "puffy" gell top coat is top drawer, this is basement.

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