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Patent-Gel Top & Tails

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Butter LondonPatent-Gel Top & Tails
 
2.8

(based on 30 reviews)

45%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Long lasting (5)
  • Easy to apply (3)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (11)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pedicure addict (7), Natural style (3)

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2.0

Average results.

By Sassy

from Akron, OH

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Messy
  • Wears Off Easily

Best Uses

    Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

    I have used other brands that are less expensive and had better results. This product didn't dry very well and after 2 days the color wore off.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    1.0

    Not what I expected

    By RobinG320

    from Oak Ridge, NJ

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • 1 Day Wear Time
      • Chips
      • Flakes
      • Wears Off Easily

      Best Uses

        Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

        I am so sad. I was hoping this was the HG of nail polish. Polished my nails on Saturday. No cleaning. No dish washing. Sunday, Church and party. By 5pm I had chips on 3 nails. Monday, after work my nails were a disaster. It looked like day 12 of my usual nail polish. So, so sad.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        1.0

        not "gel" at all

        By cjk

        from KC

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Messy
          • Wasn't Solid Looked Bad

          Best Uses

            Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

            This was just overpriced regular nail polish.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            New holy grail

            By Ronnie Jackson

            from Arlington, VA

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                I use and really like Butter London's Nail Foundation and Hardware top coat. I decided to try this in a whim. I do notice some slight pulling at the tips, much like Seche Vite and Poshe. However, I am on day nine of this manicure, and while some small parts have flaked off, this has lasted through innumerable hand washings, a barbecue, washing my hair (which since I'm black with natural hair that catches on the edge of the polish, is no small feat), and 8+ hours of typing per day. I've worn this polish with other base and top coats, and can say that it's this combo that's made the difference.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Deep

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product

                By GPA

                from Las Vegas, NV

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                • Price Seems A Little High

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                I decided to try this just to see what it was like. I like the idea of gel finishes with regular nail polish. I've tried others and it still takes 24 hours full it to fully set and not be subject to chips and scratches. However, with this product, 2 minutes after applying the top coat, I was rummaging around in my kitchen and not a scratch on the nails. It is a great product.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                lasting manicure

                By literallyaleasa

                from orlando

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                    I'm in retail and my nails chip on the first day with a base coat, two color coats, and two top coats. I'm rough on them! Well with this base and one top coat, my nails lasted four days, including a shift with shipment. May not be much to everyone else, but for me that's a winner.

                     
                    5.0

                    Holy Grail Nail Product

                    By asuz

                    from Texas

                    About Me Pedicure Addict, Tough On Nails

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Prevents Chipping

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                      I feel naked without polish on my nails and toes. I never go without polish. I don't have time to go to the salon to have them done every other week. Plus, the salon never has the exact color that I'm wanting. This set changed everything for me! It helps my manicures and pedicures to last forever! I do a lot of filing at work. I'm so hard on my nails and I keep them long. This set helps my manicures stay shiny and prevents chips for at least a week, sometimes longer! The pedicure....forget about it! No chips or shine loss until I take it off myself (3+ weeks)! I swear by this product. I have already purchased this twice for myself. This time I got it for a friend! It has improved her nail situation tremendously!

                       
                      1.0

                      Did not deliver

                      By Homebody

                      from Skellytown, TX

                      About Me Homebody

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Nice Shine

                      Cons

                      • Came Off In 1 Day
                      • Doesn't Work

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Needs Touch Up Daily

                      Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                      The cost was too great for a product that does not work any better. I can get the same results with a less expensive polish.

                       
                      1.0

                      Didn't work for me

                      By PinstripesTina

                      from Springfield, VA

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't Work

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                        The lady at Ulta, who I suspect is a Butter representative, said my polish would last 15 day using this system. I did my nails at 8:00pm and watched TV until bed time. Got up the next AM and by the time I had checked email, my nails were already chipping on the tips. Needless to say, this is going back pronto.

                         
                        1.0

                        Underwhelmed

                        By MackieRae

                        from Bozeman, MT

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Doesn't Work

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Butter London Patent-Gel Top & Tails:

                            Unfortunately this product didn't offer chip free polish for any longer than my typical base and top coat combinations.

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                            • Q:

                              Can this set be used with any type of polish or must it be used with butter? Perhaps that would account for the drastic differences in reviews!
                              Asked on 12/30/2014 by Sara from United States

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Patent Gel is compatible with all brands, though we highly recommend using with your favorite butter LONDON lacquer.

                                Answered on 1/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              How is this new topcoat and tails removed? Is it any different than the usual Butter London nail polish?
                              Asked on 5/3/2014 by Jacquelyn from NYC

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                We recommend removing using Butter London Scrubbers 2 In 1 Remover & Nail Prep Pads (Item #: 2263794) for best results.

                                Answered on 5/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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