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I'm fed up of buying lovely colours that chip straight away, does anyone know a good brand? For me, no7 and ysl chip really badly. From what I remember nails inc is OK. Anyone know of a brand that doesn't chip easily?
But do you use a top coat? I use top coat and that helps whichever brands of polish stay chip-free for longer. ATM I'm using a Rimmel top coat, it's working well, I used it on top of a Chanel colour and it lasted a full 7 days.
I think it's all in the application and top/base coats, tbh. I use the Orly Bonder base coat, which gives the nails a rough surface for polish to stick to, and a Jessica topcoat. With these, I can use any coloured polish. Usually I do two or three thin layers and let them dry for five minutes before starting the next coat. Funnily enough, I find YSL are one of the brands that last really well.
Hmm thanks all. I use no7 base and top coat. Seems like I need to experiment with some different base and tops. I like the sound of the rough base. And leaving them 5 mins between coats, maybe I'm painting too quickly!