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Essie

No Chips Ahead Top Coat

0.46 oz Item 2266266

Essie's No Chips Ahead Top Coat is formulated with a UV color shield and a wear extender to help avoid chipping and peeling. For nails that are hard to grow, use with Grow Faster Base Coat for best results.

Whether your nails are normal, weak, slow to grow, or aging, this Essie Nail Care collection is the complete approach to perfect nails.

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2.9

(based on 77 reviews)

52%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Long lasting (13)
  • Effective (11)
  • Goes on smoothly (10)
  • Dries quickly (9)

Cons

  • Not effective (11)
  • Does not work (6)
  • Doesn't dry (5)
  • Bubbles (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Weekly use (9)
  • Weekly (8)
  • Women (5)
  • Daily use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (12), Classic style (11), Brand buyer (9), Manicure/pedicure addict (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 10 minutes (5), 1+ hour (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

Reviewed by 77 customers

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5.0

It Works!

By MP Gram

from Northwest Chicago Suburb

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

      Two days after getting a no-chip manicure, my manicure chipped on a thumb nail. I as out of town and could not return to the salon for a re-do. And I had a special event that evening. Found an Ulta and this product. It saved the manicure from chipping further and it is now 2 weeks later and it is still holding.

       
      3.0

      Not a fan

      By Brandyfromthenati

      from Atlanta

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Chips Easily
        • Does Not Work
        • Messy

        Best Uses

          Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

          Not a fan, my nails still chipped.

           
          1.0

          Worst Top Coat I've Ever Used

          By Moody Floral

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Does Not Work
            • Messy
            • Never Dries
            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

              Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

              This is easily the worst top coat I've ever used. It dries pretty slowly, but takes 12+ hours to fully cure. I've used it twice now, and it's nearly impossible to avoid getting impressions from fabrics or dents from making contact with stuff while it's curing. For example, I painted my nails at 9AM the other day and went through my whole day without any damage. But when I woke up THE NEXT MORNING, I had imprints from my sheets all over my nails. This is a freaking terrible product.

               
              1.0

              Wouldn't Buy Again

              By Stephanie

              from NY

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Goes On Smoothly

              Cons

              • Chips Easily
              • Does Not Work

              Best Uses

                Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                This top coat chips very easily. I painted my nails before work the other morning and they were all chipped by dinner time that night... I have an office job and don't do much that could contribute to the chipping.

                 
                5.0

                I love this product.

                By Lindabuzz

                from N. Royalton, Ohio

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Usually will last 2 weeks between polishing

                  Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                  Like the Essie line of products

                   
                  5.0

                  I love Essie products

                  By none

                  from Greenville NC

                  About Me Classic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                    I tried Essie products first in a blind study I am an RN and nail polish usually just comes right off a a day or two/chips/peels away
                    Essie products stay on and look great for a lot longer-my right hand is my dominant hand and right now the nail polish I applied on Sunday is still looking great
                    I did add the top coat this time so I think that added to the length of time for the look

                     
                    1.0

                    Would not buy again

                    By Marcia

                    from Fairfax, VA

                    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Does not dry hard
                      • Does Not Work

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                        This polish was very thin. It took forever to dry and still was prone to indents over 8 hours after application.

                         
                        1.0

                        Horrible

                        By CM

                        from North Carolina

                        Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                        So very upset with how the top coat dried. Every application I've put on has left my nails with bumpy bubbles on the top coat. It looks disgusting and I refuse to let it ruin any more of my manicures.

                         
                        1.0

                        Not Recommended

                        By Megasaurus

                        from NJ

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Chips Easily
                          • Does Not Dry
                          • Does Not Work

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                            Does not prevent chips and NEVER dries

                             
                            5.0

                            enjoy

                            By formydaughter

                            from concord, ca

                            About Me Classic

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Long Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Weekly

                              Comments about Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat:

                              Works great.

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