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For the perfect pairing, use alessandro Top Coat for a boost of shine.

alessandro Base Coat

$9.50 Ships Free
0.34 oz / 10 mL

Availability: Out of stock


Birchbox Breakdown

We’ve fallen victim to stained nails (we’re looking at you, bright red polish) more times than we can count, and it’s time to put an end to it. By applying this German brand’s durable base coat underneath nail polish each and every time, you can make sure that stains don’t stand a chance. This milky base coat adheres to the surface of your nails to create a smooth, even foundation for polish. Polish bonds to the base coat, adding days to the lifespan of your manicure.

How to Use

After filing nails and pushing back cuticles with an orange stick, apply a single layer of base coat to each nail. There’s no need to wait for a base coat to dry before adding the polish of your choice.

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Best base I've used!

Holy smokes, I love this base polish. It makes my nail polish last ages longer. I usually chip my polish within a day or two, and destroy it by a week. I use this base coat beneath a few different brands of polish, and now I can go 5-7 days WITHOUT ANY chips. Amazing. It's the only thing that makes my mani survive jiu jitsu besides gel polish.

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Not Bad, Dries Quick

I don't know if I was expecting a miracle worker given the rave reviews, but I did not find anything to rave or complain about, really. It works, it works well. I wouldn't say that is particularly fills in the ridges or what not, but polish does adhere really well to it. And, when wearing polishes that stain the nail, the base coat definitely helps in preventing that.

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Does the job

I hate really watery base coat that clumps over time. Alessandro gets the job done and gives me control without being too thick and hard to manage. It gives my polish color an amazing foundation and I really believe it accentuates the color and shine.

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Simply great!

I love all of Alessandro's nail product,especially the top and base coats. They go on smoothly and dry super quick. They're definitely a must have!

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Nice base code

I purchased this for a friend along with some colored nail polish. This base coat helped extend the wear of the colored polish.

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