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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- Synthetic Fragrances- Phthalates- GMOs- TriclosanWhat 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.
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Questions & Answers for Perfect Formula Pink Gel Coat

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How to thin out the pink gel coat. This is my 2nd bottle and, after awhile, the gel gets very thick.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
knam
(oxford, ms)
on Pink Gel Coat
2 answers
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answer 1
You can thin any polish out with a few drops of acetone. Just add it drop by drop by pouring some extra strength polish remover into the cap and slowly add it to the nail polish bottle. I've done this for years.
answered 1 year ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 2
I agree and had the same problem. I tried thinning it with acetone, but it actually ruins the polish to where it doesn't stay on, and it dries the nails out. I don't know if there is a solution... I try to not keep the lid off for very long.
answered 1 year ago
mamu
(Philadelphia)
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Does removing this product create white dry streaks in your nails
I've been using this product for 6 months or more. Now all my nails are starting to look brittle after I've removed the product each week, almost like when I removed the acrylics...dry, white streaks...white splotches. Anyone else experienced this with the product?
asked 6 months ago
wwebteringand
(Boone Iowa)
on Pink Gel Coat
2 answers
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answer 1
You are describing what happens to nails when you never let them breathe. It's from dehydration. Give your nails a day off once a week (or however long you go inbetween manicures).
answered 6 months ago
southerncathy
(Sunny Florida)
answer 2
It definitely dries out my nails & causes ridges if I wear it for too long. I try not to use it all of the time. Once I remove it, I let my nails go natural & bare for a bit & they improve.
answered 6 months ago
runningirl
(Aliso Viejo, CA)
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i want to buy this product but i adon know how
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
jarocha
on Pink Gel Coat
4 answers
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answer 1
I got mine at Sephora.
answered 8 months ago
mommers2
answer 2
Go to a Sephora to purchase or purchase online at Sephora.com
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
serendipidy29
(Rockaway Beach, NY)
answer 3
Call Sephora at their 800 # or order online.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
kissthisangel744
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 4
add to basket and checkout or call sephora on their 800 #
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
kissthisangel744
(Milwaukee, WI)
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Nails
I love, love, love gel coat color. I'll never go without it. But I have found it gets really thick when it's about half used. Is there anything I can put in it to last longer. I usually throw the bottle away after I use about half the bottle. Be cause it is to thick to spread on the nail. Thank you
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Anonymous
(Jacksonville, TX)
on Pink Gel Coat
4 answers
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answer 1
Add a few drops of your normal nail polish remover will do the trick!
answered 2 months ago
Yuie
(Hong Kong)
answer 2
I dip a cotton swab in non-acetone polish remover and put a drop into the bottle of polish. Just 1 drop though! Then shake it really well.
answered 3 months ago
Zoelizbet
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 3
I use a nail polish thinner (bought at a beauty supply store) a couple times after the bottle is about half finished. Much more than that and it depredates the gel.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
geminibec
(Inver Grove Heights, MN)
answer 4
While we do not carry any, a nail polish thinner would help to thin out the consistency.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
miabt
(San Francisco)
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Does this product require a uv/led lamp?
asked 7 months ago
Anonymous
(San Francisco, CA)
on Pink Gel Coat
5 answers
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answer 1
No other equipment needed, it will dry like normal nail polish.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
BubbleMama
(AB, Canada)
answer 2
No it doesn't. Apply it just like regular polish.
answered 3 months ago
Zoelizbet
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 3
no
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
Jenn3384
answer 4
No it doesn't. Just apply like any other polish. I found that a quick dry top coat helps (Poshe is a good one). This nail treatment thickens up about half way through the bottle if you don't use very consistently.
answered 7 months ago
stellamaree
(University Place, WA)
answer 5
No, it does not require a lamp. It does however take longer to dry then a normal polish. But so worth it!!!! It will change your nails!!!!
answered 7 months ago
dbj2
(Fort Wayne, IN)
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Does this pink gel coat product contain formaldehyde?
Does this pink gel coat product contain formaldehyde?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(Birmingham, AL)
on Pink Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
yes it does
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
cabw
(Phoenix, Arizona)
answer 2
Yes, it is listed in the ingredients. I am sure it is a very small amount in the overall contents of a small bottle.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
Sierra
(Puyallup, WA)
answer 3
Yes it does list formaldehyde as an ingredient, but it is one of the last few ingredients listed
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
anc09
(Amarillo, TX)
answer 4
Yes, this product does contain formaldehyde. While I am not a fan of this ingredient myself, I put up with it because the results for my nails are really great. Nails, just like hair, are dead, and I think it is highly unlikely that anything you put just on your nails ends up in your body/ blood stream. Most of the formaldehyde evaporates quickly. Just don't inhale too deeply... LOL
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
ladywesson
(Orlando)
answer 5
Yes it does. If you click on the ingredients tab it is listed there.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
seasam
(Seattle, WA)
answer 6
Here's the ingredient list from the Sephora site, formaldehyde is in there:

0.6 oz:
Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Phthalic Anhydride/Trimellitic Anhydride/Glycols Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Camphor, Disodium Distyrylbiphenyl Disulfonate, Etocrylene, Formaldehyde, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Calcium Pantothenate, D&C Red no.6 (CI15850), D&C Violet No. 2 (CI 60725).
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
lawig4usc
(Covina, CA)
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Is this tested on animals?
I cannot find company information on the Internet.
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
stefkitty
(Fargo, ND)
on Pink Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
There web address is perfectformulas.com. I called their contact number 1 877 973-6245 and the rep said they do NOT do animal testing.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angelika777
(SF bay area, CA)
answer 2
Go through QVC
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
orange71
(Greenvile WI)
answer 3
their website is www.perfectformulas.com
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
zmhays
(PA)
answer 4
Here is their website: http://www.perfectformulas.com/
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
Sierra
(Puyallup, WA)
answer 5
Website is www.perfectformulas.com according to product label.
answered 4 years ago
da1979
(North Brunswick, NJ)
answer 6
http://perfectformulas.com/
If it doesn't say anything about animal testing on the sight, there is contact information on there that could guide you to the answer.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
sschmitz
(St. Charles, MO)
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do they sell this pink gel coat in jcpenneys stores sophora
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
tannaholic
(middleburg,fl)
on Pink Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I purchased my Perfect Formula from Penny's in Vegas.
answered 11 months ago
peachymom2
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
goandshop
(PENNSYLVANIA)
answer 3
Yes, They do.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ange14
(galvestom, Tx)
answer 4
I suggest that you check with JC Penny online.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
tira1
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 5
Not in JCP Sephoras. Only online or free standing stores
answered 3 years ago
scoobysnack
(Lake Havasu City, AZ)
answer 6
Not at my Sephora JCP store. I must say though, that each location sells different things. My Sephora @ JCP sells Cargo but the stand alone Sephoras in my area (there are at least four) does not.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
angelika777
(SF bay area, CA)
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Product with similar color, but less expensive?
I like the natural, sheer pink color that this gives my nails, but this product is a little expensive just to use as a nail polish. (My nails are fairly strong on their own, so I don't really need it as a nail strengthener.) Does anyone have any suggestions for something less expensive that gives a similar sheer yet pink hue? Thanks.
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
Anonymous
(New England)
on Pink Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
salley hansen has a strengthener that alsonhas a pink tint, but having tried both this one is the one that gave better results. if youre only interested in the tint then go for the salley hansen one :)
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
bunny92
(Freeport, TX)
answer 2
Try Essie's Cherry Pop (#358). Nice clear pink.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 3
There is no other product as good. It is a GEL so it stays on longer, looks shinier, and shinier longer, etc., etc. THERE IS NOTHING BETTER.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
lpmcardiff
(Los Angeles)
answer 4
I thought it was very expensive too, but it doesn't chip so I can wear the same manicure for weeks. I think I save money in the long run with this product.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
Anonymous
(Tacoma, WA)
answer 5
While it is expensive up front. I have wasted $30 on so many things that don't work, that I have in a drawer. At least I know that this is what I want and need. :)
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
turningbacktime
(SC)
answer 6
Have you tried Seche clear fingernail polish. It works well
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ange14
(galvestom, Tx)
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does this product have acetone or acetone like things in it?
I think I am allergic to acetone. Every time it is used on my nails or my nails even come in contact with it they peel, break and split. My nails are usually thin but have a beautiful white on them. I got a manicure about three weeks ago and my nails have been peeling every since. I don't know if they used a base coat that they would use for fake nails or not. I know the polish was ok because I took it there. Thanks for your help. I really need help and am willing to try this if it works.
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
meeshele
(jacksonville, florida)
on Pink Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
Acetone is in every polish remover. I rub coconut oil into my nails every time I get out of the shower and have no issues with my nails. Keeps the cuticles and your nail beds healthy, even over polish. Try it.
answered 1 year ago
ShoozieQ
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 2
My nails look healthy since using this product, however, you should always read the ingredient label if you are allergic to acetone
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
serendipidy29
(Rockaway Beach, NY)
answer 3
yes.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
scissorsgrl
(Gainesville)
answer 4
This product has chemicals in it, but I personally have not had a problem with them. You might consider going to the Sephora store and trying it on there before you buy it.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
pollyannan
(Albuqeurque, NM)
answer 5
Yes it does
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
kissthisangel744
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 6
Yes, it does have acetone. My nails do the same thing, but I don't think that means I'm allergic. I think it's a deficiency, and acetone doesn't help. I here taking Biotin (you can find it with all the vitamins at the store) helps a LOT with hair and nail growth and keeping them stronger, and there are a lot of treatments you can give your nails to help keep them in top condition.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
Kaetruna
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