For All The Nail Ladies – My Favorite Top Coat

Essie Gel Setter Top Coat

Little weird fact about me: I am really peculiar when it comes to my hands. I keep my hands super clean and germ-free. For the longest time I wouldn’t paint my nails because I couldn’t stand to have polish on shortly after it finished drying. Now that I am past the nail polish portion of my hand situation, I’ve become obsessed with painting my nails.

A while ago I found, in my opinion, the best top coat EVER.Β Β I purchased the Essie Gel SetterΒ ($10)Β top coat a couple of months back and have been using it every single time I paint my nails. It makes my nail polish last longer, look better, and it also makes my nails look thicker almost giving the appearance of fake nails. Which I can’t handle fake nails, but my own nails are on the thin side, so I appreciate this effect.

Last little tid bit about this top coat is that it applies so easily because it is a thicker gel-like consistency. The consistency of this top coat is one of the main reasons it is the best I have found so far. It just makes such a difference in how my nails look in person.

Now I just need to find a perfect matte top coat, give me suggestions if you have any! πŸ™‚ I also want to try other nail products. I find myself intrigued by the brand Ciate. πŸ˜‰ Β Oh, and please ignore how my nails currently look..I cut them a wee bit short. πŸ˜›

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  • I will definitely be buying this! I love the look of fake nails and how glossy they look but I hate actually using fake nails so this is extremely ideal πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing xx
    Kathy
    http://www.alongcamekathy.blogspot.co.nz

    • I’m glad i’m not the only one! This top coat was made for us! πŸ™‚
      xx Nichole

  • A top coat does make so much of a difference, otherwise most pretty shades chip so easily! I will check this one out too! xx

    Jadirah Sarmad at Jasmine Catches Butterflies ʚϊɞ

    • Exactly, and chipping is annoying when it happens directly after you finish your nails. πŸ™‚
      xx Nichole

  • Sammy Smeth

    I didn’t even know that Essie did a gel like top coat! I’ve been using Seche Vite because I’m too lazy to wait for my nails to try normally so I like a fast drying top coat – but I’m tempted to give this a go now.

    Sammy xo.
    http://www.littlefickle.com

    • Let me know what you think! That may be a top coat I need to give a try because sometimes I get kinda lazy too. πŸ˜› Though the Essie top coat isn’t super slow drying like other top coats out there.
      xx Nichole