Review: Essence peel-off base coat

Essence peel-off base coat

Recently I found this peel-off base coat at my local chemist. I’d never heard of such a thing before, so I just had to buy a bottle. When I bought it, I thought it could go two ways: either it’d be the best base coat ever, or it’d go straight to the bin.

I tried it on Friday evening while I was doing my coral nail art. The base coat’s quite simple to apply: just brush a generous amount on your nail, it goes on white. Wait for 10-15 minutes until it’s clear, and you’re ready to add your colour coatings. The fact it goes on white and dries clear is actually quite good for me, as I sometimes get impatient and start my colours too soon while the base is still tacky. This forces me to actually take time to let it dry properly before moving on. Continue reading