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Essie Protein Base Coat

Essie

Protein Base Coat

Item #: 2091176 Size: 0.5 oz

Helps strengthen and protect the nail while leaving a smooth finish. Wheat Protein enriches healthy nails for strength and elasticity. Protein Base Coat extends the duration of a manicure.
Apply to clean natural nails as a base coat
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Propyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tosyalmide, Formaldehyde Resin, Dibutyl Phthalate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Polyester Resin, Hydrated Silica, Camphor, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Benzophenone 1, Titanium Dioxide, Hydrolyzed Collagen

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EssieProtein Base Coat
 
4.4

(based on 64 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (43)
  • Fast drying (38)
  • Long lasting (35)
  • Good applicator brush (30)
  • Good value (22)

Cons

  • Chips easily (3)
  • Strong smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Base coat (39)
  • Any time (26)
  • Weekly (7)
  • Professional settings (5)
  • Special occasions (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (35), Natural (21), Manicure/pedicure addict (18), Trendy style (12), Professional (7)

Reviewed by 64 customers

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5.0

BEST basecoat for natural nails!!

By True

from Morehead, KY

About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • helps your natural nails to grow out stronger
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • whenever you paint your nails! Usually 1x a week

    Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

    I have used this for years and I absolutely love it!! My nails stay long and healthy! My polish colors last longer.

     
    5.0

    Effective

    By Beautyhobby

    from Milwaukee, wi

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Weekly

      Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

      I was worried that it would appear too milky but dries pretty clear while also making the nail cleaner looking. Doesn't peel at base but I usually only wear one coat a time.

       
      5.0

      i would buy again

      By miranda

      from new york

      About Me Natural

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Apply
      • Fast Drying
      • Gentle Formula
      • Good Applicator Brush
      • Good Value
      • Great Color
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Any Time

        Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

        this base coat is so good for my nails that split and break the basecoat keeps it strong and you can wear it alone, because it has a natural white tint. love Essie nail products.

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Bex

        from Flint, Mi

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Applicator Brush
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Base Coat

          Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

          Great base coat!

           
          4.0

          slight white finish

          By colleenmarlis

          from Casper, Wy

          About Me Classic, Natural

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Apply
          • Fast Drying
          • Gentle Formula
          • Good Applicator Brush

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any Time
            • Base Coat

            Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

            I've used other nail proteins that paint on clear. This one has a white appearance that is benign with one coat, but not sure I like it with two coats. I do however like how it applies and it seems to last well. Essie does have other nail protein type products that I will try. All in all I do like the Essie products.

             
            4.0

            Great product!

            By Scotty girl

            from Statesboro, Georgia

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast Drying
            • No Harsh Chemical Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                Love the way it goes on my nails.
                Really does fill in ridges in nails!

                 
                4.0

                so far so good have only used it once I have to give it time

                By Marilyn

                from Glendale, Ca

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Apply

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Base Coat

                  Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                  base coat

                   
                  5.0

                  looks good with out polish

                  By Red

                  from Cleveland, Ohio

                  About Me Classic, Natural

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Apply
                  • Fast Drying
                  • Good Applicator Brush
                  • Good Value
                  • Great Color
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Any Time
                    • Base Coat

                    Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                    .

                     
                    5.0

                    "I would buy this product again and again

                    By nella

                    from south africa george western cape

                    About Me DIY Nail Artist, Natural

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Apply
                    • Fast Drying
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Any Time

                      Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                      it makes my nails very strong and flexible i love it

                       
                      5.0

                      Basically a good product.

                      By Kim the Health Nut

                      from Glassboro, NJ

                      About Me Classic, Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Apply
                      • Fast Drying
                      • Gentle Formula
                      • Good Applicator Brush
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Base Coat

                        Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                        It works well with my nail color, making my home manicure look professional.

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