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First Base Base Coat

Item #: 2091175

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EssieFirst Base Base Coat
 
4.3

(based on 35 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Long lasting (22)
  • Gentle (8)
  • Dries quickly (7)
  • Absorbs quickly (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Every week (7)
    • Weekly (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Manicure/pedicure addict (24), Classic style (5), Trendy style (4)

    Reviewed by 35 customers

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    3.0

    Not as good as all-in-one

    By AllBets

    from Washington, DC

    About Me Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Apply
    • Fast Drying
    • Good Applicator Brush

    Cons

    • Chips Easily

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

      I love essie and almost exclusively use their products, but this doesn't work as well as a base coat as their all-in-one (which I think is now called 3-way glaze). This dries faster than that, but my nails also chip way sooner (after just a couple of days rather than more than a week).

       
      4.0

      Finally my nails don't chip after 1 day

      By epruitt21

      from Fullerton, California

      About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Apply
      • Keeps Nails From Chipping
      • Locks Nail Polish Into Pl

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Base Coat

        Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

        For some reason my nail polish just started chipping after the first day no matter what I did or how I prepped my nails. I bought after it was recommended by one of the associates. This actually locks my polish into place. So glad I finally found a good base coat.

         
        1.0

        Total Disappointment

        By S.H.

        from Arlington, TX

        About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

            I used this under my OPI polish. My polish was chipping by the next day. My manicures last longer with no base Not sure if it needs to be used with Essie Polish to work. I'll be returning it!

             
            5.0

            Gotta Love Essie

            By cbrocken

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                I am really impressed with Essie in general. I've been using this base coat for a while when I'm in between no chips and it works like magic. I try not to glob it on but a very thin layer will do the trick! 2 thumbs up!!!

                 
                4.0

                What a Base Coat Should Be!

                By WarpedAndWefted

                from Youngstown, OH

                About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                    The base coat dries fairly quickly and my polish has stayed on for a few days without any chipping at all. Working in retail does some wear and tear on my hands, so any product that will make my polish last more than a day is a keeper! Thanks Ulta and Essie!

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it!!!

                    By Margarita

                    from Texas

                    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Every Week

                      Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                      Best base coat I've ever used and I've used many!

                       
                      5.0

                      WORKS!

                      By Jax

                      from Austin, Tx.

                      About Me Fun With Nails

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                          really helps polish last and stay put. Less chipping. Used for under nail strips as well, and they stick much better and last a long time looking great! Easy to apply, just brush on, and good to go.

                           
                          5.0

                          Big help

                          By Anne marie

                          from Norfolk, Ma

                          About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                              Does a good job keeping the polish on

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              The Best Basecoat I've Found

                              By Llayne

                              from Atlanta, GA

                              About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Long Lasting

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                                  I'm a nurse who loves to have well-manicured hands, but since I wash my hand 500 times a day, my manicure usually starts chipping after a day or two. HOWEVER...now that I've found this particular basecoat, my manicure is lasting an entire week. It's AWESOME!!

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  its fine for the price

                                  By nana4rst

                                  from Melville,NY

                                  About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Long Lasting

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Every Week

                                    Comments about Essie First Base Base Coat:

                                    It doesn't hurt my nails

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