Gel Setter Top Coat

Essie

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4.2

79 reviews

81%
would repurchase
4.3/5
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4.0
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9 months ago

A great top coat that gives you crazy gel-like shine effect, takes about 5-10 minutes before you can touch your nails, 30 minutes to 1 hour for it to completely dry. My only complain is that it...

About reviewer (146 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlack



2.0
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2 years ago

It is a good top coat. It's not too thin, not too thick. It gives my nails a glossy, gel-like finish. The only thing is that the nail brush is BAD. It's so thin and flimsy, I wouldn't repurchase...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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2 years ago

Love this topcoat! I feel it's kind of similar to the Sally Hansen Gel topcoat - but a little less thick. So it depends what you're looking for. It does get a little bubbly sometimes but I usually...

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


1.0
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2 years ago

This stuff is terrible. I had my nail tech use it during my appt and my nails peeled within a week. I was not sure what caused it so I used this stuff by itself the following week and within a few...

About reviewer (492 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Dark, Warm

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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3 years ago

I've read some of the reviews here and obviously my expectations of a nail polish are much lower then many people here. All I want is to be able to get a week out of a manicure with no chips. This...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGray


5.0
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3 years ago

Holy Grail. Seriously. I said it's a good value, because it does what it says it will do. I have gotten two weeks of wear out of my home manicures with only slight wear at the tips. Once, I...

About reviewer (21 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


4.0
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3 years ago

This topcoat keeps my manicures in near perfect condition for 5-7 days, easily. Longer if paired with a high quality polish like another Essie, an OPI l, or surprisingly, Wet N Wild Megalast. It...

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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3 years ago

Great. Only at the end gets a little bit dry and not to easy to put it on

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Other

HairOther

EyesOther


4.0
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3 years ago

I like how this formula is on the thick side and find that it applies a high gloss shine as the top coat to my self-done mani. I don't believe it last any longer than a thinner formula but I do...

About reviewer (1022 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


4.0
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4 years ago

This top coat is exactly what I've been looking for and is now my go-to TC. I've been using it for a couple of months, and I do my nails every week. A few answers to questions I had when I was...

About reviewer (126 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Curly, Other

EyesBrown



4.0
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9 months ago

A great top coat that gives you crazy gel-like shine effect, takes about 5-10 minutes before you can touch your nails, 30 minutes to 1 hour for it to completely dry. My only complain is that it...

About reviewer (146 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlack



2.0
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2 years ago

It is a good top coat. It's not too thin, not too thick. It gives my nails a glossy, gel-like finish. The only thing is that the nail brush is BAD. It's so thin and flimsy, I wouldn't repurchase...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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2 years ago

Love this topcoat! I feel it's kind of similar to the Sally Hansen Gel topcoat - but a little less thick. So it depends what you're looking for. It does get a little bubbly sometimes but I usually...

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


1.0
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2 years ago

This stuff is terrible. I had my nail tech use it during my appt and my nails peeled within a week. I was not sure what caused it so I used this stuff by itself the following week and within a few...

About reviewer (492 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinVery Oily, Dark, Warm

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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3 years ago

I've read some of the reviews here and obviously my expectations of a nail polish are much lower then many people here. All I want is to be able to get a week out of a manicure with no chips. This...

About reviewer (8 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesGray




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