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Does this product contain formaldehyde?
How does this compare to Seche Vite?
How do you remove it? Does it need to be soaked off?
Do I have to let my normal polish dry and then put this on top? If so, for how long does it have to dry?
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3 In 1 Perfecting Base Coat

3 In 1 Perfecting Base Coat

What it is:A base coat that protects, smoothes, and strengthens for beautiful nails. What it does:This multitasking base coat combines three nail care essentials in one formula: protection, smoothing, and strengthening. The fast-drying coat eliminates chipping and maximizes color, longer. The inclusion of bamboo extract, rich in silica, smoothes the nail surface, while zinc, magnesium, and manganese derivatives provide the nails with extra strength. What else you need to know:This basecoat comes with a soft, flexible brush for easy application.
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA COLLECTION 3 In 1 Perfecting Base Coat

Top coat?
Could you get away with using this as a top coat, too?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
(Burlington, Ontario)
on 3 In 1 Perfecting Base Coat
4 answers
answer 1
Haven't tried as a top coat, but it is great as a base coat!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
(Denver, CO)
answer 2
I use this as a top coat and it works great.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
(Chestnut Hill, MA)
answer 3
It doesn't work as well, but you could in emergency situation. I tried it as a top and it wasn't as smooth as a top coat should be. So I would only use it that one in a bajillion chance and not my everyday double.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
(BK, NY)
answer 4
You can normally use base coats as top coats but they will take much longer to dry and won't give you that smooth glossy feel that a proper top coat would.

Generally, base coats are meant to dry slightly tacky to allow polish to better adhere onto them. If you use them as top, expect the finished feel of your manicure to be different than if you had used top coat!
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
(New York, NY)
Where is the Silica?
The description states "rich in Silica", but I did not see any in the ingredients list. What is it listed as?
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
on 3 In 1 Perfecting Base Coat
1 answer
answer 1
It's in the bamboo extract :)
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
(Bedford, TX)
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