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Perfect Formula Pink Gel Coat

What it is:A protein-rich nail coating that strengthens, seals, and protects. What it does: This "Suit of Armor" creates a sheer pink coating that strengthens and hardens natural nails so they grow beautifully long and strong. Its keratin-rich formula includes an optical brightener that filters out any yellow appearance in your nails, bringing out the natural color in your nail bed and making the whites of your nails appear whiter. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates What else you need to know:The owner of one of the largest manufacturers of nail polish formulated Gel Coat to address her own problems with nails that split and broke. She was so pleased with the results that she created the Perfect Formula brand to help other women achieve strong, beautiful nails. This product does not contain toluene, GMOs, triclosan, or synthetic fragrances.
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Questions & Answers for Perfect Formula Pink Gel Coat

Question
Does the Pink Gel Coat work well over nail polish?
I've been using the Pink Gel Coat and it's amazing as a strenghtener. I would like to know if anyone has tried using it over nail polish? And does it affect the nail color? And does it still have the same strenthening effect as it does when wearing it alone?
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
mrsa
(Glasgow,Ky)
on Pink Gel Coat
12 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hello,

It works better when applied directly onto the nail.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
melissabt
answer 2
I use Pink Gel Coat weekly as a base coat for my nail color. I have tried it over my nail polish, but found that it works much better when applied directly to my unpolished nails. It doesn't seem to affect the nail polish color at all when you use it over polish.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
mjk510
(Madison,NJ)
answer 3
I find that it takes forever to dry when used as a top coat. Hours after I finish my nails they Are still not fully dry. I have waited until the next day and then applies the top coat and that works and helps keep the polish on
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
lisash
answer 4
Just today I used it over nail polish and it did change the color a little bit. I haven't had it on as a top coat long enough to know if it helped the polish wear longer or strenghted my nails.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
mistiethedog
(Novi, Michigan)
answer 5
Yes it works well alone on over polish.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
gracefullady
(Poplar Bluff,MO.63901)
answer 6
No don't put it over your nail color, put it under. Put in on first then whatever color you want and it wont effect the color at all.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
laurenls
(Dallas TX)
answer 7
The directions say that you could use a clear/strengthening polish under the gel, but there is no mention about using it over nail polish. I guess that you could though.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
tira1
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 8
I used this over my french manicure and the color was very, very subtle. My white tips still look a bright white.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
meryl88
(Olive Branch, MS)
answer 9
I have found it works best when applied to clean/bare nails. It gives a pretty pink tint that makes my nails look so very healthy. I don't even need to wear polish.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
coopjen
(Dayton, Ohio)
answer 10
I've used it under and then over a sheer pink and it looks great--not sure about other colors.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
cbsmaui
(Lahaina, HI)
answer 11
I've been layering it over my french manicure and it's great
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
familyraya
(san diego, CA)
answer 12
The Sephora sales rep in Walnut Creek said she used this as a base and top coat and swears her paint lasted a full week. This is what sold me, that for $30 you could use it as a base and top coat but then I saw it had formaldehyde and quickly returned it the same day. I did put it on over my yellow nail polish and the color did not change but I don't know if it strengthened my nails or not.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
angelika777
(SF bay area, CA)
Question
UV Dryer needed?
Do I need to use a UV nail polish dryer to set this gel coat? Also, is it removable with aceton nail polish remove?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
marty57
(Littleton, CO)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
No and yes it is removeable with any nail polish remover even acetone.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
kissthisangel744
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 2
No, you don't need a UV dryer. it applies like regular nail polish and can be removed with any nail polish remover.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Anonymous
(Tacoma, WA)
answer 3
No, you do not need a UV drier to set this product.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
melissabt
answer 4
If you would like, you could use a dryer, and the gel is removed with nail polish remover.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
tira1
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 5
No and regular nail polish remover takes it off. I use Target brand nail polish remover; one cotton ball takes care of two hands.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
sistercontrition
(santa monica, ca)
answer 6
No UV light needed. Just apply, let dry (it drys quickly) and apply a second coat. It does not say that you can add a color over it like the clear Gel Coat does, so I bought one of each. I love the product, so far.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
katy1957
(Lincoln, Nebraska)
answer 7
No UV light needed and removable w/ acetone or any polish remover.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
bradycakes
(west palm beach, FL)
answer 8
It dries on its own however I noticed it does take longer then normal polish to dry. I remove with normal nail polish remover.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
dbj2
(Fort Wayne, IN)
answer 9
No, it is slightly thicker than a regular clear coat but doesn't take long to air dry. The instructions on the bottle say to remove with regular nail polish remover after a week.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
Sierra
(Puyallup, WA)
answer 10
doubt it but the more coats you put on the longer it takes to completely dry. i wouldn't use a uv dryer they cause cancer
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
14567
(sacramento, CA)
answer 11
You do not need a dryer. It dries very quickly & fairly easy to take off with nail polish remover. If you don't get it completely removed from your nail it will feel sticky.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
anc09
(Amarillo, TX)
Question
Is this product good for peeling nails
asked 4 years, 2 months ago
grannyspike
(douglass texas)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
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answer 1
most definitely. My nails use to peel, then break. They haven't peeled once since I started using this product 3 weeks ago.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
babydoll75
(Overland Park, KS)
answer 2
Not mine.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
alma2
(Houston, TX)
answer 3
NO, it does not help severely peeling nails; in fact it makes them worse by adhering to the peeling layers and exacerbating the condition.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
zags
(Coral Gables, FL)
answer 4
Excellent, my nails have stopped peeling or breaking when I have this on.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
ccoombes
(Thousand Oaks, CA)
answer 5
I have found that it's great for peeling nails. I used to get the gel nail coat from the salon and this is pretty close, but not as thick. My nails used to fray at the ends but with this I can grow them out without worrying about them catching on clothing.
answered 4 years ago
ihop
(Campbell, CA)
answer 6
Yes, my nails used to peel before I started using it. I've been using it for 2 weeks now and no more peeling, chipping nails. They've grown and aren't breaking. Try it, I think you'll find it will solve the issues you are having. My nails have never been better
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
dfquilter
(Parsippany, NJ)
answer 7
I would recommend buying OPI Nail Envy for soft or peeling nails before ever spending the money on this product. My nails are fairly strong, and I applied two coats and it peeled off within a day. If your nails are week, I wouldn't think this product would be of any help. OPI Nail Envy is sooo much better. And cheaper! :-)
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
calicupcake
(California)
answer 8
I have just removed acrylic nails and of course my natural nails are now weak and peeling. I have found that using this product has helped greatly in making my nails look like pretty, shiny, perfect, healthy nails again.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
ozgirl
(Bakersfield, CA)
answer 9
YES
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
orange71
(Greenvile WI)
answer 10
Well my problem was chipping nails, weak unhealthy nails that always broke. This works well on me. Gotta give it 2 weeks I would say to properly see the change in your nails. I like it a lot.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
pg10
(New York, NY)
answer 11
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answered 4 years, 2 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
How many applications before you remove?
How often do you reapply before you remove and clean 2 or 3 coats? The directions say once a week or as needed but remove polish once a week. Thanks everyone.
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
vsmini
(New York)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
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answer 1
I usually put one coat on and leave it for a week a half. I've noticed that it chips sooner if I use more than one coat.
answered 4 years ago
ihop
(Campbell, CA)
answer 2
i do it once per week-no problems so far
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
kittyma
(Chicago IL)
answer 3
I only apply one to two coats at one sitting for the week. I do two coats to splurge but one coat has also been sufficient for the entire week.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
chicchicaboom
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 4
One coat lasts me 2 weeks.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
sistercontrition
(santa monica, ca)
answer 5
I usually reapply three times before I remove the product. I remove the product about every 10 days.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dawnrainbows
(Portland, OR)
answer 6
I just use one coat and I find it lasts a whole week -- and I wash my hands frequently and never wear gloves when washing the dishes.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
tzk2
(No VA)
answer 7
I only need to reapply once per week as my nails grow out. Then after a week I take it off and put on a fresh coat. So you basically put in on every 3-4 days.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
lyinlyon
(Boston, MA)
answer 8
Hi. I never have used more than two coats at a time, and make sure the first coat is super dry before adding another. Then I remove it after one week...even though it looks fine, but I re-apply. And then wait another week!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
cin1726
(Salem, MA)
answer 9
I take it off every Saturday and reapply. It has worked wonders for me. Good Luck.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
mahoganylady
(Shelby, NC)
answer 10
I find that it lasts about a week, give or take a day or so. More than that it just starts chipping off.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
juicyjess
(San Leandro, CA)
answer 11
That is exactly what I do. Two or three coats in a week and then I remove and start all over again. Works really well. I am very happy with what I have seen.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
sallyshine
(Wichita, Kansas)
Question
can nail color be used over gel coat?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
nana1948
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
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answer 1
I've used OPI polish over this product with great results.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
kimmeetee
(Lancaster, PA)
answer 2
The Sephora sales rep in Walnut Creek said she used this as a base and top coat and swears her paint lasted a full week. This is what sold me, that for $30 you could use it as a base and top coat but then I saw it had formaldehyde and quickly returned it the same day.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
angelika777
(SF bay area, CA)
answer 3
I am not positive but I would guess not since it is very shiny once applied and nail polish likely would not adhere properly. There is a strengthening base coat by the same company that I have not used and haven't been able to find at sephora that could likely be used beneath normal nail polish.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
ccoombes
(Thousand Oaks, CA)
answer 4
It can (I did it), but it does have a slight pink hue.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
boates
(New York City)
answer 5
I've used it on my toes and then a color. It works fine!
answered 4 years ago
curly10
(Merrimack, NH)
answer 6
It says it can be used w/ other coats of polish. I use it over Essie's mademoiselle to get more of the pink...it is very sheer alone
answered 4 years ago
sheabens
(Long Beach, CA)
answer 7
Yes. I recommend using Gel Coat as a base and then top coat with your nail color in between!
answered 4 years ago
dfquilter
(Parsippany, NJ)
answer 8
I've been using this gel coat as a base to my nail polish & it works wonderfully. The slight pink tone is so natural, that it has no affect over the nailpolish color you put on top even if its a sheer color.
answered 4 years ago
lilynectar
(Edmonton, AB)
answer 9
I've used it a couple times with a dark color over it and it lasted almost two weeks without any chips. I would suggest only using one coat of each. First the color, then the gel coat.
answered 4 years ago
ihop
(Campbell, CA)
answer 10
yes; i added a coat of the pink gel over a coat of essie's marshmallow to give it a slight pink tinge. i used it instead of a base coat and it provided the same benefits a good top coat would.
answered 4 years ago
tashatempleton
(Chicago, IL)
answer 11
yes,k I use a sheer pink over it.
answered 4 years ago
saag
(columbus, ga.)
Question
for short nails in healthcare?
This product caught my eye and got me curious. I'm in the healthcare field and must keep my nails short and clean. Currently I don't use any polish or product. I like the idea of the brightener that filters out yellow make my nails even more "clean" and well kept looking.. would it be just as effective for me to just get a less expensive clear coat? any product suggestions for me?
asked 4 years, 6 months ago
cjd110
(Iowa City, IA)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I work in healthcare too, so I keep my nails very short and clean looking. Without clear coat my nails will sometimes flake off, so I bought this to help strengthen them. I think you will like the look of your nails with this and you will find that is lasts much longer than the average clear coat product. I was definitely pleased with the staying power!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
r8chelk
(Lake Havasu City, AZ)
answer 2
Yes, yes and yes! Buy it!
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
kelleymo
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 3
This product stays on MUCH longer than any clearcoat I have tried. I cook (and subsequently wash my hands) a lot and type all day at work. I have had the gel on for a week, and it hasn't chipped yet. This is the best product I have found so far to maintain short, clean-looking nails.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
beautyaficianado
(Washington, DC)
answer 4
I think this product would be great for you. The look is natural - it doesn't look like polish. I use the clear coat made by this same company and then the pink coat. At 60 I wanted a natural look and that's exactly what I got. I have gotten compliments on how my nails look using this product. I think you would find this product acceptable for hospital standards.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
bear2radio
(Daytona Beach, FL)
answer 5
I have never found ANYTHING save acrylic nails that stays on like this. Regular base coats cannot meet up to this product. I know it's expensive but well worth it, especially if your hands are in water very much.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
tonitw
(Abilene, TX)
answer 6
Since you plan on keeping your nails short and are just looking for a little shine, I would say you could use any clear nail polish. This product is designed to strengthen nails and help those of us with weak nails to have longer nails the natural way.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dawnrainbows
(Portland, OR)
answer 7
Since your hands are most likely in gloves all day, I would say this is a better choice. It will keep your nails strong as well as shiny!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
epyak
(Laurel Springs, NJ)
answer 8
Pink Gel Clear Coat, best thing for healthcare workers
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
queenie2190
(Bridgeport, CT)
answer 9
no way, this product lasts on the nail much better and is more consistent than just plain clear color
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
lagel
(Clearwater, FL)
answer 10
I don't feel you can go wrong with this product! I have tried less expensive clear coats for years but they always chip and peel off. I can't imagine anyone would be disappointed with this product!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
mfisc
(Iowa)
answer 11
It certainly made my nails brighter! While it is on the expensive side, your nails may look the same if you buy a cheaper top coat with a pink tint.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
zmhays
(PA)
Question
Over Nail Envy?
My nails were weak and peeling from handwashing, and I've been using Nail Envy Strengthener w/ amazing results. But I'd like a touch of color as well. Is this pink enough to show over a coat -or two- of clear? Or would you skip the NE and use this alone for better shade results? Thanks!
asked 4 years, 2 months ago
shmoovee
(Minneapolis, MN)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, it will show over the NE. Do NOT use it instead of NE though, its only good feature is the lovely pink tint. Does not help peeling nails.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
zags
(Coral Gables, FL)
answer 2
This beats Nail Envy by FAR!! Love this product, nothing has ever worked better.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
annlunnie
(Concord, VT)
answer 3
It isn't very pink at all, in fact I can't see any pink when I put it on.It does make my nailbed look brighter though. I would recommend Essie nail polish for a clear polish with a slight tint that could be use over NE.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
ccoombes
(Thousand Oaks, CA)
answer 4
I haven't noticed any real results yet...if you're having good results w/ NE I would stick w/ that. And, this is $30 a bottle. Very sheer pink...I use it w/ a French manicure polish
answered 4 years ago
sheabens
(Long Beach, CA)
answer 5
This pink coat really brings out the natural color of the nail, so it doesn't really leave a shade of pink. I wear it alone and can wear it for about two weeks before it chips. If you want some color, I would put one coat of color on your natural nail and then follow with this pink gel coat. However, if you're using something now that you love and works for you, I would stick with that and add some color with it.
answered 4 years ago
ihop
(Campbell, CA)
answer 6
It brightens amazingly on its own and really strengthens nails. Highly recommend this product.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
answer 7
I've used nail envy in the past. I think this would do both. Nice thing is you don't have to apply every day like nail envy.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
spice2
(IL)
answer 8
Skip the nail envy..use this alone. It will strengthen your nails and give them a natural pretty pink color.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
nikkim
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 9
I'd use Pink Gel Coat alone for a few weeks. Then you could use it over the NE (but you may be so happy with the results that you'll just use the PGC!). The pink tint is slight, but definitely seeable over clear polish.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
gratefulphoenix
(Pottstown, PA)
answer 10
This product feels very much like Nailtiques #2 Plus, to me, and is working about the same. I'd do it without the Nail Envy underneath. They do say you can use a different Perfect Formula product (Strong Nail something or other, which Sephora does not sell) underneath for added strength.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
delamaine
(Sammamish, WA)
answer 11
The pink color isn't really visible with a single coat of Pink Gel Coat. Even with 2-3 coats, the pink color really is clear and you can't see it unless you are in direct sunlight then it has a pinkest color to it. The optical brighters in this make the nail bed pinker and the white nail parts even whiter than the naked nail alone. I have found that I like the Pink Gel Coat Perfect Formula just by itself with no other product. Works wonders for me!
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
dfquilter
(Parsippany, NJ)
Question
How long does this product take to dry?
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
Chasesgirl2
(Hanover,Pa)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I let mine sit for 5 minutes just to make sure but they are usually dry before that.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
cowgirlup25
(Lancaster pa)
answer 2
No longer than any other polish. It's awesome! 2 coats last all week, as long as you put oil on our nails once a day. I use coconut oil, because it's also antifungal. Google "coconut oil benefits."
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 3
This product dries fairly quickly.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
day66
(Toronto, ON)
answer 4
It only takes a few minutes to dry; however, I have it put on at the Salon. The product says to put nail hardner on first--so I do that--then the Pink Gel--then 2 coats of polish and a clear top coat. With all these layers of polish--it takes a long time to dry completely. I sit in the salon for an hour after all these coats because if I don't, I nick the polish with my keys.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
wowzy
(Chicago, Il)
answer 5
It dries in like 30 seconds
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
adellagrey
(Lake Mary)
answer 6
Pretty much the same amount of time as regular nail polish. Maybe a little less since you're likely to just do 2 (3 max) coats of this, whereas with regular manicures you'd do one coat base, 2-3 color, and a top coat for a total of 4-5 coats. Plus since it's more or less clear, you won't notice if you smudge it a little.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
SabineOdile
(NY)
answer 7
About 8 minutes aire dry and 4 minutes under fan
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
serendipidy29
(Rockaway Beach, NY)
answer 8
don't have an exact time for you, but it's pretty fast. Once I finish the second hand the first hand is already dry.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
srea
(New Orleans, LA)
answer 9
This actually dries pretty quickly for me. Not quite as fast as a quick-dry top coat, but faster than standard polish.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
WindyP
(Chesapeake, VA)
answer 10
Not long at all. It is thick, but dries fairly quickly.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
kathy800
(South Carolina)
answer 11
5 minutes
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
ngm135
(Sarepta LA)
Question
Is this the same gel that they use at salons?
I was wandering if this is the same gel or (ingredients) that they use in nail salons for the "Gel Nails" Really, just wanna know if it is safe for my nails, and will do no harm with continued use.
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
jodpitt
(Newport News, Va)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Can't tell you about what it does to your nails over time because I've only used it twice but it's not like what they use in the salons. It's a thin, sheer, hard coat of pink that gives your nails a natural look with a pink blush. Dries fast without a lamp of any kind.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
SchnauzerFan
(Denver, CO)
answer 2
No...those require UV lights. This is just a polish.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
mommers2
answer 3
It is NOT the same gel treatment that is used in salons. The gel manicures in the salon are cured using UV or LED lights. This goes on like a regular polish or treatment. It actually rehabbed my nails after they were destroyed by having salon gel manis for a few months.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
flanon
(Tampa, FL)
answer 4
No it's not the same gel as in stores. It's kinda like a thicker clear nail polish. It comes off very easily.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
ltherrien
(Winsted, CT)
answer 5
It's extremely safe for your nails and probably cheaper than the Salon stuff because you will have a bottle at home to put over any polish touch up.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
wowzy
(Chicago, Il)
answer 6
Not the same at all. It doesn't require the UV hardening light, and does no harm at all. Lasts at least a week.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 7
Not at all. This is not a gel that needs UV to dry or foil to take off. Comes off the old fashion way with nail polish remover. Nails look shiny with a very, very light; healthy look
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
serendipidy29
(Rockaway Beach, NY)
answer 8
No, this is not gel polish like the stuff they use with UV lights, etc. My co-worker was gunshy because it has gel in the title, too. But it comes off lickity-split with normal polish remover and has definitely not hurt my nails like the gel/shelac polishes they do at the salons.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
WindyP
(Chesapeake, VA)
answer 9
It's not gel -- it's just like a regular nail polish that you brush on and let dry (no UV curing it) and it comes off with regular nail polish. Once it's dried, it does look a little bit like a gel but it's not super thick, and it doesn't need to be scraped off.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
emmsl
(Washington, DC)
answer 10
No, this is not the same product they use at salons; that is an entirely different product. It is much MORE RESILIENT THAN THE PERFECT FORMULA PINK NAIL GEL. don't waste your money. Really.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
juleinny
(Manhattan, New York)
answer 11
No it's not & it comes off like regular nail polish.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
skinnylegs
(Davenport, FL)
Question
Under nail polish
Is it ok to put nail polish on top of this?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
sknitter
(chicago, IL)
on Pink Gel Coat
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I use it as a base coat when I wear nail polish
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
ltherrien
(Winsted, CT)
answer 2
Use as a base coat and then your top coat.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 3
This product is not designed as a base coat.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
day66
(Toronto, ON)
answer 4
The Pink Gel product says to put nail hardner under it if you use it--which I do. Then -- the Pink Gel--2 coats of polish--and a final clear top coat. That's what I do. I also repair polish chips and wearing with more polish--let dry and put Pink Gel over that. It's great to preserve polish and keep nails from cracking and chipping.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
wowzy
(Chicago, Il)
answer 5
I have used this product under nail polish adn also with a top coat for protection. When I use it alone, iI use two coats.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
pollyannan
(Albuqeurque, NM)
answer 6
I often use this as a base for my polish.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
divinem1
(Omaha, NE)
answer 7
Yes. I do it all the time. Just wait for this to dry before applying another polish.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
sugamonkey
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 8
I use this as a base coat AND a top coat - just make sure it's really dry before putting on your colored polish and that the polish is really dry before putting this on top. Works great any way you use it:.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
donnamariet
(LaCrescenta, CA)
answer 9
No - better to use as top coat.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
lpmcardiff
(Los Angeles)
answer 10
I think it is ok to be used as a base coat. At least I did and nothing bad happened...
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
aphroditeathena
(Notre Dame, IN)
answer 11
Yes. It is stated on the bottle that it can be used as a base coat. I use it as clear coat with a manicure booster on top. Lasts a week.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Sally53
(Newfane. NY)
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