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EssieRidge Filling  Base Coat

Essie

Ridge Filling Base Coat

0.5 oz Item 2091177

Gives natural nails with ridges or discoloration a smooth, even base. Its ingredients leave a translucent finish, the perfect base for manicures.
Apply as a base coat, and then apply two coats of essie nail polish. Finish by applying an essie top coat
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Propyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tosylamide/Formaldehyde Resin, Dibutyl Phthalate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Polyester Resin, Hydrated Silica, Camphor, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Benzophenone 1, Titanium Dioxide, Red Iron Oxide, FD&C Yellow 5, Aluminum Lake, Black Iron Oxide

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EssieRidge Filling Base Coat
 
4.6

(based on 95 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (58)
  • Easy to use (42)
  • Easy to apply (41)
  • Fast drying (34)
  • Goes on smoothly (34)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Base coat (38)
  • Any time (23)
  • Weekly (20)
  • Daily use (8)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (47), Natural (20), Manicure/pedicure addict (18), Professional (9), Trendy style (6)

Reviewed by 95 customers

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5.0

It's my favorite

By Tati

from KalamazooMI

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

    After cutting nad cleaning nails, before the nail polish
    thank you very much

     
    5.0

    Great product. Did exactly what I hoped it would!

    By Mandy

    from Wa

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

        This product makes for a beautiful smooth base to apply nail polish over. Makes your at home manicure look professional.

         
        5.0

        Exactly What I Needed

        By MakeupMountains

        from Lakewood, CO

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Goes On Smoothly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly

          Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

          I injured my nail bed so part of my nail is missing right now (gross I know)... but this product completely fills in the gap. It creates an even base in a nude hue so it can be worn alone. Seems to work well with nail polish, but my priority was its filling properties.

           
          5.0

          I'll be using this as my base coat from now on

          By DebK

          from Haughton La

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

          The color is nice enough to use alone

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best for weak nails

          By BeautyAddict

          from Redwood City, CA

          About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Weekly

            Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

            My nails are in rough shape from years of accrilics. Weak, brittle and uneven are just some of my woes and as a nail polish addict that never bodes well for beautiful color. This ridge filler not only fills in my divits but has improved my overall nail strength tenfold. I use this product every week when changing color and I have not once had a nail break or chip which is a miracle for me! Definitely a must have in any nail polish arsenal!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            One of my favorite base coats

            By Essie Fan Tay

            from Florida

            About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Use
            • Goes On Smoothly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wth every mani

              Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

              I love all Essie products, but recently fell in love with this base coat. I had removed acrylics and was trying to help my nails recover. Anyone who has had acrylic or gel nails knows the damage they can do, so when I gave myself my first mani after all of that damage, there where some uneven spots on my nails (especially where the bottom of the acrylics had been) and this base coat filled in all those weird ridges and made my polish look smooth without all the buffing and thinning of my nails. Highly recommend!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Filler!

              By Karen

              from Virginia Beach, VA

              About Me Trendy

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Base for other polish
                • Weekly

                Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

                I have used many other ridge fillers and base coats. Essie is excellent, even with only one coat, in making either a perfect foundation for regular polish, or looking great on its own.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great for my ridges!

                By Ariel - Makeup Novice

                from NJ

                About Me Dramatic, Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Fills Ridges
                • Goes On Smoothly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

                  I don't know if my ridges are particularly severe or minor, so I can't tell you exactly how well this product works. However, applying it after my usual ridge-tackling routine (I use a 7-way nail buffer to do my best to smooth the nail, but it doesn't do much of anything), it made my nails very smooth!

                  I didn't notice the "orange" color that other reviewers' mentioned, but it did seem to enhance my nails' natural color (or the previous nail polish color I couldn't get off entirely).

                  You could *definitely* wear this nail polish alone - it's a lovely neutral shade & a smooth painting surface.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product!

                  By Mimi

                  from 44142

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

                      This product is perfect for what I need to have a great mani

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Smooths nails

                      By CarolynMat

                      from Delaware

                      About Me Classic

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Weekly

                        Comments about Essie Ridge Filling Base Coat:

                        My nails are ridged in spots. This smooths them out, and it helps the polish to stay on better. It's the only base I'll use.

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