On week 2 and still no chips! Use 1 coat of the Nutra Nail Activator, 1 coat of Essie 3 way glaze, 2 coats polish (I used OPI You Don't Know Jacques), 1 coat Essie 3 way glaze again as a top coat. I will warn you that dry time is longer but so worth it!
Best 2012 Base Coat - Orly Bonder - Living up to its name, this rubberized base coat bonds to the nail bed so polish remains chip-free for 7 to 10 days. It's pinkbased undertone gives nails an "extra-healthy glow".
2 coats of Gelous, 2 coats of regular nail polish, 1 coat of Gelous and then 1 coat quick dry top coat"-seriously, a friend recommended this to me & my nails last longer than when i've had them professionally done!
Keep your manicure in tip-top shape with these five essie top coats. Pick the top coat to best fit your needs. Explore a super shine or matte finish. Choose one to prevent chips, strengthen your nails, or even quick dry your mani in a snap.
Salon Secrets: How to Keep Your Nail Polish from Chipping