Top coat: what is it for?

Who has never appreciated being glamorous down to their fingertips? But unfortunately, our daily routine does not always help us to maintain a perfect manicure. But fortunately, the top coat appeared. It is a finishing varnish which is used to bring shine to the previously applied varnish. It also strengthens the nails and ensures better hold of the varnish.

Top coat and base: same utility?

It is sometimes possible to confuse them, and yet, they do not have the same utility at all. The base, is a varnish to be applied as a base, before the nail varnish. It will help protect the nail from varnish, thanks to its anti-yellowing properties. The top coat will serve to fix the varnish, make it dry faster and make it last longer.

Top coat: how to apply it well?

The top coat is good for making your nail polish last, harden and shine your nails, but be careful to follow a few small rules. Firstly, a top coat can’t be used alone. Applied alone on the nail, it will not fulfill the barrier and protection function of the base.

Here are the steps to follow before applying your top coat: 1. on clean and well-filed nails, first apply a base. 2. Once dry, you can apply the nail polish of your choice. 3. Finally, apply this famous layer of top coat, a fundamental product for stronger, shinier nails and a varnish that lasts longer!

As shown above, start your nail tour with your professional manicure kits! If you want to know more about nail beauty products, please take a look at our Maryton website.

Read also:5 questions to ask your beautician before a manicure 

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