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Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat

Essie

No Chips Ahead Top Coat

Item #: 2266266 Size: 0.46 oz

Essie's No Chips Ahead Top Coat is formulated with a UV color shield and a wear extender to help avoid chipping and peeling. For nails that are hard to grow, use with Grow Faster Base Coat 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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EssieNo Chips Ahead Top Coat
 
2.9

(based on 75 reviews)

52%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Long lasting (12)
  • Effective (11)
  • Goes on smoothly (9)
  • Dries quickly (8)

Cons

  • Not effective (11)
  • Doesn't dry (5)
  • Does not work (5)
  • Bubbles (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Weekly use (9)
  • Weekly (8)
  • Women (5)
  • Daily use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (12), Brand buyer (9), Classic style (9), Manicure/pedicure addict (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 10 minutes (5), 1+ hour (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

Reviewed by 75 customers

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1.0

Worst Top Coat I've Ever Used

By Moody Floral

from Chicago, IL

About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Does Not Work
    • Messy
    • Never Dries
    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

      This is easily the worst top coat I've ever used. It dries pretty slowly, but takes 12+ hours to fully cure. I've used it twice now, and it's nearly impossible to avoid getting impressions from fabrics or dents from making contact with stuff while it's curing. For example, I painted my nails at 9AM the other day and went through my whole day without any damage. But when I woke up THE NEXT MORNING, I had imprints from my sheets all over my nails. This is a freaking terrible product.

       
      1.0

      Wouldn't Buy Again

      By Stephanie

      from NY

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

      • Chips Easily
      • Does Not Work

      Best Uses

        Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

        This top coat chips very easily. I painted my nails before work the other morning and they were all chipped by dinner time that night... I have an office job and don't do much that could contribute to the chipping.

         
        5.0

        I love this product.

        By Lindabuzz

        from N. Royalton, Ohio

        About Me Classic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Usually will last 2 weeks between polishing

          Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

          Like the Essie line of products

           
          5.0

          I love Essie products

          By none

          from Greenville NC

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

            I tried Essie products first in a blind study I am an RN and nail polish usually just comes right off a a day or two/chips/peels away
            Essie products stay on and look great for a lot longer-my right hand is my dominant hand and right now the nail polish I applied on Sunday is still looking great
            I did add the top coat this time so I think that added to the length of time for the look

             
            1.0

            Would not buy again

            By Marcia

            from Fairfax, VA

            About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Does not dry hard
              • Does Not Work

              Best Uses

                Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                This polish was very thin. It took forever to dry and still was prone to indents over 8 hours after application.

                 
                1.0

                Horrible

                By CM

                from North Carolina

                Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                So very upset with how the top coat dried. Every application I've put on has left my nails with bumpy bubbles on the top coat. It looks disgusting and I refuse to let it ruin any more of my manicures.

                 
                1.0

                Not Recommended

                By Megasaurus

                from NJ

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Chips Easily
                  • Does Not Dry
                  • Does Not Work

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                    Does not prevent chips and NEVER dries

                     
                    5.0

                    enjoy

                    By formydaughter

                    from concord, ca

                    About Me Classic

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Weekly

                      Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                      Works great.

                       
                      5.0

                      I would buy this product again.

                      By Grammie

                      from Hillsborough, North Carolina

                      About Me Classic, Dramatic, Trendy

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Weekly

                        Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                        good top protector coat.

                         
                        5.0

                        Pretty Good

                        By Mary Jeanne

                        from Ingleside, Illinois

                        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dries Quickly
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Goes On Smoothly

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                            I was very disappointed in the display. I could not find the products I use so I am trying this.
                            There is a small cabinet like display on the left hand side, it was empty. Everything was so
                            below eyelevel that I practically had to kneel on the floor. Next time I will have a salesperson
                            do that.

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