RUFFIAN Gesso Base Coat

$10.00
0.17 fl oz

Availability: In stock

$10.00

Birchbox Breakdown

We hate polish chips almost as much as we love painting our nails (and that’s saying a lot). Through (lots of) trial and error, we’ve found that the key to long-lasting wear is actually pretty simple: a strong foundation. Without it, nail polish chips and flakes in record time. This top quality lacquer by the pros at NYC-based Ruffian sets a solid base to ensure smooth application and long-lasting wear. Goodbye chips, hello color.

How to Use

Apply one smooth coat to clean, dry nails. Let it dry, and then polish your nails as usual.

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Doesn't work
Purchased

Used this and the same brand top coat and it didn't work well I had my nail polish on for one day and the whole polish peeled off my finger like a sticker. My cheap base works better then this

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Polish peels off like a sticker. Don't buy!
Purchased

This base coat makes your polish peel off like a sticker. I love my other Ruffian polishes (including the top coat) but I'd skip this one if I had it to do over. I use the Ruffian top coat for both a base and a top now.

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this is a terrible base coat.
Purchased

Every time I've used this base coat, my nail polish has peeled off - Like, the polish from the entire nail, in one big flake. I've tried it under different polishes, and always seen the same result, naked nails by the end of the next day. I actually threw it away so I wouldn't be tempted to try it again. I am so disappointed, and also surprised, as I've has great luck with the polishes from this brand.

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Gesso base coat
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I am a big fan of the Ruffian brand since I first received a sample and have a few of the polishes which are terrific. As a base coat this is ok but not better than any other I've used and less value for money as it's a much smaller size than others.

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Disappointing
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The sample color seemed to last so I was expecting the basecoat to be great. It's not. I don't get a days wear out of it.

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