The presence of a top coat and base is known to make your nail polish less prone to peeling and chipping. So, can a top coat serve as a base? This blog will give you answers.
When it comes to gel polish, top coat and base coat have different formulas. Since the top coat is thicker and takes longer to dry, the topcoat can’t be used in place of the base. Also, top coats don’t have the properties of a base to properly lock in the natural oils in the nails.
And in some cases, using the wrong coat can actually make your manicure less durable and more prone to peeling and chipping. So, the top coat can’t be used in place of the base!
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