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Essence

The Gel Nail Polish

0.27 oz Item 2289537

Color:Indian Summer 24

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Shiny, shiny! Essence's The Gel Nail Polish provides incredible gel shine in rich and beautiful colors, and no lamp required! Color crush technology ensures high intensity color impact and coverage. Combine with The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat and The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat for superior long-lasting wear. Not tested on animals. No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.
Step 1: Apply the gel nail polish base coat and let dry. Step 2: Apply 2 coats of the gel nail polish and let dry. Step 3: Apply the gel nail polish top coat and let dry.
Sweet as Candy, #Lucky, Indian Summer: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, Barium Sulfate. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake/Red 7 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Fame Fatal, Black Is Back: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 77266 (Black 2).

Don't Be Shy!, Let's Get Lost, Wild White Ways, Play with My Mint: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77491, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Va-Va-Voom: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Polyethylene, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Hydrated Silica, Barium Sulfate, Aluminum Hydroxide, CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake/Red 7 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Amazed by You, Rock My World!: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77266 (Black 2), CI 77491, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Dream On: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Be Awesome Tonight!: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Feels Like Birthday: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Barium Sulfate, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake / Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491, CI 7499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Dreaming of Love?: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Barium Sulfate, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake / Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491, CI 7499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Jeans On!: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic, Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 19140, (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77266 (Black 2), CI 77491, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 42090, (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

So What?: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic, Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide. May Contain: CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 15880 (Red 34 Lake), CI 19140, (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77266 (Black 2), CI 77491, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 42090, (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Island Hopping 64: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Perfect Match 75: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Isobutyl Acetate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Barium Sulfate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, CI 15850 (Red 6 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

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Product Reviews

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EssenceThe Gel Nail Polish
 
4.1

(based on 777 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (580)
  • Great color (567)
  • Good value (543)
  • Good applicator brush (437)
  • Fast drying (434)

Cons

  • Chips easily (172)
  • Messy/clumpy (38)
  • Bad applicator brush (37)
  • Strong smell (29)
  • Difficult to apply (25)

Best Uses

  • Any time (518)
  • Special occasions (114)
  • Nail art/design (73)
  • Base coat (71)
  • Top coat (62)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (332), Natural (250), Trendy style (204), Manicure/pedicure addict (132), DIY nail artist (103)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 10 minutes (18), 1+ hour (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 777 customers

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5.0

I love this product

By Nicky

from Viera Florida

About Me Natural

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Apply
  • Fast Drying
  • Gentle Formula
  • Great Color
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • Chips Easily

Best Uses

  • Any Time

Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

Easy to apply but color lasts for up to 3 days.

  • Age:
  • 30-44
 
2.0

Chips within 48 hrs

By Meg

from Iowa

Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

I bought this in hopes if a nice DIY gel manicure. I used the base coat, polish and top coat as directed. It is very thick and time consuming, you have to allow plenty of time for drying. It does have a nice shine, that is about the only positive. at least 6 fingernails chipped in under 48 hrs, 2 chipped in under 24. I wouldn't recommend.

 
5.0

Definitely buying more!

By TaraD

from Ohio

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Apply
  • Fast Drying
  • Great Color
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any Time

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

    I have two shades and definitely getting as many as I can. Love this nail polish! Long wearing amd beautiful

    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    1.0

    I honestly don't get the hype

    By Mira

    from Arizona

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Chips Easily
      • Difficult to Apply
      • Messy/Clumpy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

        I don't get how there are so many great reviews on this. I've tried this with different base coats and top coats (including this brands base and top coat which were also a waste of money) and I never even get a few hours of wear without them chipping. It applies so thick that the polish just peals off within a day. I'm not sure if living in the desert effects this but it gets SO goopey and thick by the time I'm done with my first hand that I can't even get a good coat on my second hand, let alone get a second coat on. I've tried nail polish thinner but it hasn't helped. I just wish I didn't buy 6 colors my first time trying this brand.

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        4.0

        Great polish, wish it lasted longer

        By Ct

        from California

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

        I love this formula. Super easy to use and not patchy at all. I just wish it lasted longer on my nails :(

         
        2.0

        applies well but comes off easy

        By T Carter

        from Memphis, TN

        About Me Dramatic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Professional, Trendy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Apply
        • Fast Drying
        • Great Color

        Cons

        • Chips Easily

        Best Uses

          Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

          It's really shiny and dries quickly but literally lasted about 2 days before shipping and I've tried it a couple of times.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          3.0

          Yes i would buy this product again

          By Sherol

          from Bayshore

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any Time

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

            The color is great

            • Age:
            • 45-59

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            One-coat Wonder

            By Kendra

            from Montana

            About Me Natural

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Any Time

              Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

              Really good stuff. Creamy formula, dries fast without being streaky. Colors are beautiful and you really just can't beat it for the price.

              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              5.0

              Long wear

              By Mstrish00

              from Summerville, SC

              About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                  Great product for an inexpensive price!

                  • Age:
                  • 30-44
                   
                  5.0

                  Great nail polish!

                  By Gdez

                  from Katy, tx

                  About Me Classic, Natural, Trendy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Any Time
                    • Top Coat

                    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                    Great polish!

                    • Age:
                    • 45-59

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