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Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat

Essie

Grow Stronger Base Coat

Item #: 2266268 Size: 0.46 oz

Essie's Grow Stronger Base Coat is formulated with Vitamin E, Gingko Biloba and minerals, and helps protect nails against breakage by solidifying and protecting thin nails. For thin, splitting nails use with Millionails Treatment for best results.

Whether your nails are normal, weak, slow to grow, or aging, this Essie Nail Care collection is the complete approach to perfect nails.

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EssieGrow Stronger Base Coat
 
4.5

(based on 36 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Effective (18)
  • Good value (12)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Dries quickly (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weekly use (16)
  • Women (7)
  • Daily use (4)
  • On-the-go (3)
  • Weekly (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Brand buyer (6), Classic style (3), Manicure/pedicure addict (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (11), 30 minutes (9)

Reviewed by 36 customers

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(0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

it's ok but not that I expected

By mariia

from Virginia beach

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • it has not color that I expected

Best Uses

  • Special Occasions

Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

I like it, but I disappointed by color

 
5.0

Awesome base coat

By CC81

from Illinois

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

    Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

    Love this base coat! So much less toxic and harsh than my old favorite, seche vite. Beats seche as far as longevity. Very happy with the purchase.

     
    5.0

    Amazing product

    By Tia

    from Charlottesville,VA

    About Me Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

      I use the product once a week and my nails have never been stronger.

       
      5.0

      Helps my thin, weak nails!

      By JamieDF

      from California

      About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Chips Easily

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

      I noticed a huge difference within 2 days after the first use. I unfortunately have naturally VERY weak and thin nails that bend easily. No vitamin has ever helped this. I use gel polish often and it makes my weak nails even weaker... So when I needed to give my nails a break, I decided to look for something that'd help strengthen while "naked". This stuff is amazing. It does chip/scrape easily for me (I have oily nails, so I always expect regular non-gel polish to chip anyway), so I've been applying a fresh coat once every few days. It probably wouldn't work good as a base coat for me under regular polish, but I'm going to try it under gel and see how it does. My nails have grown out quite a bit already in the last week and they're NOT bending! Woop woop.

       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Erin

      from Michigan

      About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

        My nails have improved and strengthened

        (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Would not recommend

        By Grandma na

        from Branson, MO

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

        Did not like at all.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        It really works!

        By briana6204

        from Portland, OR

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly Use

          Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

          I like that you can use this both alone or as a base coat. It's a very opaque nude-pink color. It'd be a great base for a french mani! It makes my polish glide on much smoother and, like all Essie products, my mani lasts for a good solid week. If you have the infamous weak and peeling nails like I do--use this product. You won't regret it!

           
          5.0

          I will use this regularly and buy again!

          By Amy

          from Westerville, OH

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Weekly Use

            Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

            This goes on easy, the color is perfect and it dries quickly!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again!!

            By Posh1

            from IL

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly Use

              Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

              My polish glides on better when I apply it & my polish last longer!

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes
               
              4.0

              Yes. I would recommend this.

              By BB

              from Jacksonville, FL

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Essie Grow Stronger Base Coat:

                .

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 10 Minutes

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