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I don't usually use expensive nail varnishes as find some of the cheaper ones just as good (Essie for example) however when I've used a cheap base coat, 2x nail inc varnish and a top coat it's lasted 7-10 days maybe with the odd touch up.
The shorter my nails are, the better it lasts, but I am v heavy handed on my nail varnish (not good about wearing gloves etc) and I expect to get 2-3 days of it looking perfect (I normally put on an extra layer of topcoat after 1-2 days), plus another 2-3 days out of it if I touch up any chips and add another layers of topcoat. My routine is: Remove old varnish File nails Swipe with remover again to remove dust (v important, or it peels off) 1 coat OPI nail envy 2 coats OPI/Jessica varnish 1 coat OPI topcoat or Seche Vite, depending on how fast I need it to dry