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Red Carpet ManicureStep 2: Structure Base Coat Gel
Red Carpet Manicure

Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel

Item #: 2236275

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Red Carpet ManicureStep 2: Structure Base Coat Gel
 
4.4

(based on 81 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (50)
  • Long lasting (49)
  • Good value (40)
  • Good applicator brush (32)
  • Fast drying (31)

Cons

  • Hard to remove (11)
  • Difficult to apply (7)
  • Messy/clumpy (7)
  • Strong smell (5)

Best Uses

  • Base coat (40)
  • Any time (16)
  • Professional settings (8)
  • Special occasions (5)
  • Nail art/design (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Manicure/pedicure addict (23), Classic style (22), DIY nail artist (14), Trendy style (13), Natural (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5), 10 minutes (4), 1+ hour (3)

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1.0

Big mess

By Laura

from San Diego

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Complicated To Use

    Best Uses

      Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

      I was trying to give myself a pedicure but ended up with a big mess. The basecoat hardened on the brush by the time I finished with my first foot.I tried to use it on my second foot anyway and ended up with big globs on my toenails which hardened immediately. Needless to say, this was not the look I was going for. When I went to return the product, the sales person said that she uses it all the time and I probably got a bad batch.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      4.0

      Works well

      By Tina

      from Turlock

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weekly Use

        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

        Good deal!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great brand and a good price

        By thebanana

        from Wichita, ks

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Affordable
        • Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

            This is a great product with a fair price. It's not cheap, but neither is the quality. I feel like it is a great bang for your buck. Plus with Ulta points, and coupons in the mail and email you can save even more!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love My Red Carpet!

            By Susieandfamily

            from Los Angeles area

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                Yes, it takes more than an hour from start to finish for my full manicure (which includes removal of old polish). Yes, it takes awhile but, once completed, I'm good for about three weeks! Also, I am a value/bargain shopper, so having my own gel kit saves me each and every time I do it myself.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 1+ Hour
                 
                4.0

                Don't use in sunlight!

                By Jen E.

                from Northern VA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                    This base coat works really well and holds tight to the nail -- no chipping or peeling until 2 weeks.
                    However, I used this at my kitchen table where there was sunlight shining in and the sun started hardening the polish as I was painting it onto my nails! Before I even put my fingers under the UV light to cure it, the polish brush had hardened. I love this, but I will never use it with my blinds open again!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Seems to be a good product!

                    By gelish person

                    from Central Valley, Ca.

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Good Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                        I really like the ease of application with the brush. This gel base coat works better than the Sally's name brand I was using, and it was a little less expensive.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Disappointing Performance

                        By Lady W

                        from Phoenix AZ

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Readily Availablereasona

                        Cons

                        • Not Effective
                        • Poor Texture

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                          Bought this because I liked a color from this gel nail line. However, I found it gloppy and difficult to control or form a smooth, uniform coat with. I returned it.

                          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                          • 1+ Hour
                           
                          5.0

                          long lasting

                          By Jenn

                          from upland ca

                          About Me Budget Buyer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Effective

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                              Had my gel polish on for 2 weeks and it still hadn't chipped. Had to take it off though because my nails were growing out and started getting a gap at the bottom .

                              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                              • 10 Minutes
                               
                              5.0

                              Holds the gel great!

                              By JB

                              from Charlotte NC

                              About Me Budget Buyer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Effective

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                                  I have used different brands and this one you can keep on for two weeks and it still looks great!

                                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                                  • 10 Minutes
                                   
                                  4.0

                                  I like this

                                  By Stef

                                  from Lakewood, OH

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Effective
                                  • Good Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Women

                                    Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Step 2: Structure Base Coat Gel:

                                    great base coat

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