RUFFIAN Varnish Top Coat, Gesso Base Coat, and Matte Coat Set

Colored nail polish, more often than not, steals the spotlight, but the crew behind the scenes deserves a little attention too. This three-piece collection includes all of the supporting players for a showstopping manicure. Lights, camera…polish?

RUFFIAN Varnish Top Coat, Gesso Base Coat, and Matte Coat Set
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 37 Reviews 37 Reviews
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All good, except the gesso
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The top coats work well. I like being able to change the look of polish with the matte coat. The gesso base coat did not work for me at all. When I use the base coat under my polish, within a day it almost all comes off. It doesn't even chip, it just peels off in one big piece in the shape of my nail. I find that the polish actually lasts longer without the base coat .

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Love this brand!

Great top coat and base coat. Nails did not chip even after three days of work (serving tables)! That is considered a miracle! Not to thick of application, dries relatively quick. Definitely recommending it to my friends!

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love it

if your a person who love nail i would totally recommend you to get it i have my own personal set of it and i cant stop using it so good i love it.

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Not bad
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Still experiencing some chipping, but I love the matte finish

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Longer lasting
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I'm always searching for a good top coat. There is nothing that bothers me more than chipped nail polish, especially when it starts to happen just a day or two after you've painted your nails. (Something about chipped nail polish makes me feel like a 10 year old. Is that just me?) I used the top coat with Ruffian's already long lasting nail polish. It's been over a week and my nails are just barely starting to chip. The Matte coat is also a lot of fun. It can instantly change up the look of any nail polish.

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nice set
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I ordered this set of Ruffian polishes after I had gotten a sample of a Ruffian color nail polish in my Birchbox. I like the base coat and the top coat; they go on easily and dry well. I'm not sure if I like the matte coat polish, but that has nothing to do with Ruffian, I just don't think I like matte polish. Live and learn.

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Keeps your mani like new
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The top coats are very effective at prolonging the life of your mani. The matte top coat is awesome - it turns the polish into a totally different look. And how cute are these bottles! The base coat didn't agree with my nails and caused the polish to peel off in a sheet, but that happens to me with most base coats.

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A little disappointed.
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I love the brand but the packaging leaves a lot to be desired. Hard to read the bottles. I still am not sure which is the base coat since it's not labeled. Neither is the top coat or matte coat although the matte coat is pretty obvious.

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Less great than the nailpolish
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What made the polish great were the fantastic colors. I thought that the top/bottom coats would be equally great, but these really weren't that special, and weren't that effective. The matte polish was cool, but it looked terrible. The effect dulled the polish, but also highlighted all of the mistakes I made in my manicure!

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Love it!!!!

All of these work really well and help make your nail polish stay on long. Love this polish to death!

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