As someone who doesn't get their nails done professionally, I spend quite a lot of time painting my own and hanging around helpless for half an hour afterwards while they dry. This is what stresses me out - there's nothing worse than serving your time, then discovering a dent or smudge on your newly painted nails. Even the so-called fast drying nail polishes are normally still dent-able for about half an hour. So I was moaning about this a while ago, and someone suggested Seche Vite top coat.
I picked this up in Boots the other week and I have to tell you .. this stuff is life-changing! I've never been so impressed by a top coat before. After painting my nails, I put on a coat of this and within a minute, it's dry to touch. Within 2-3 minutes, it's dry, hard and most importantly .. undentable! One coat creates a good shine on the nails too. I like nails that are extra shiny, so I apply a second top coat and this gives them the gel nails effect. With this top coat, I get an extra 3/4 days out of my nail polish and they look so much better too. For £9 a bottle, this is a money very well spent.
I've heard, but not experienced, that Seche Vite can become gloopy after a while so it's important to make sure the lid is on tight and you don't leave it off for too long. Other than that, it's perfect. This product has won awards and it's not surprising. It's only been a few weeks, and it's already up there with one of my favourite discoveries ever.
Have you tried this before? What's your favourite top coat?
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