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The Gel Nail Polish

Essence

The Gel Nail Polish

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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 795 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (596)
  • Great color (579)
  • Good value (558)
  • Fast drying (448)
  • Good applicator brush (447)

Cons

  • Chips easily (176)
  • Bad applicator brush (39)
  • Messy/clumpy (39)
  • Strong smell (29)
  • Difficult to apply (25)

Best Uses

  • Any time (530)
  • Special occasions (119)
  • Nail art/design (76)
  • Base coat (73)
  • Top coat (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (342), Natural (257), Trendy style (209), Manicure/pedicure addict (134), DIY nail artist (106)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 10 minutes (18), 1+ hour (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 795 customers

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5.0

Works for me!

By Eder

from Bloomfield NJ

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any Time
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

    Love it. I cannot believe is soo cheap. Regular nail polish and the ones that are gel without lamp chips in 2 days on me. This one lasted 4 days! I have used 3 colors of this line and they all are consistent in the formula, frpm dark to light.

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    4.0

    love love love

    By deb

    from thomasville nc

    About Me Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Any Time
      • Base Coat
      • Top Coat

      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

      love love love

      • Age:
      • 60+

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love, love.. It goes on smoothly and lasts very well.

      By nice

      from nice

      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 Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

        nice

        • Age:
        • 60+

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Long Lasting

        By USAMissAttitude

        from Denham Springs, La.

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value
        • Great Color
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Settings

          Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

          I was skeptical on purchasing this product.. usually gel nail polish is more expensive.. but I'm glad I did.. I don't do my nails myself I go to a salon.. the colors are true & long lasting.. I have a 1 year old that's constantly on my feet & the polish don't chip.. I will purchase other colors

          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love this polish!

          By EccentricRebel1

          from Saltillo, MS

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

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any Time
            • Professional Settings
            • Special Occasions

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

            I love this product! I got it on sale and let my nail tech use it on my nails! He and I loved it! I'll definitely be buying this polish again and I really love the color!

            • Age:
            • 18-29

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this again

            By Jelli

            from SantaClarita

            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:

              It was easy to use and the brush is wide, which I like

              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              5.0

              Best nail polish ever

              By Ayako

              from San Diego

              About Me Classic, DIY Nail Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Any Time
                • Base Coat
                • Nail Art/Design
                • Professional Settings
                • Special Occasions

                Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                This is the only nail polish that last more than one week without cracking or fading. I haven't bought so many nail polishes and the always fall after one day.

                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                5.0

                Fantastic

                By Nancy

                from Chicago

                About Me Natural

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Apply
                • Fast Drying
                • Good Value
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Any Time

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                  Surprisingly great product for the price

                  • Age:
                  • 30-44

                  (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Not recommended

                  By Caitlin

                  from Newnan, GA

                  About Me Classic, Natural, Trendy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast Drying

                  Cons

                  • Is extremely thin
                  • Not True to Color

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                    I bought this because I loved the color and the price. I couldn't put enough coats on to even tell I had. Polish on.

                    • Age:
                    • 18-29

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Worth it

                    By Bliv

                    from Harrisburg, pa

                    About Me Classic

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Apply
                    • Fast Drying
                    • Good Value
                    • Long Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Any Time

                      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish:

                      Easy to use and last long. Work in retail and experience nail polish chipping frequently with other brands. Was impressed with this by essence

                      • Age:
                      • 18-29

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