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designed to create an ideal foundation for color polishes, base coats extend the life of of any manicure or pedicure. first base base coat’s adhesion-promoting ingredients help to bond polish with the nail surface resulting in reduced chipping and durability. how to use: apply 2 coats if using alone, or follow these simple steps for a perfect essie manicure or pedicure. step 1: hydrate cuticles and nails with apricot cuticle oil. step 2: clean nails with polish remover then prep with first base as your base coat. step 3: apply 2 thin coats of your nail color of choice. step 4: seal, protect, and add shine with an essie top coat. essie pro tips: always remember to wrap polish along the tip of the nail with every step to prolong the wear. also, you can further extend the life of your nail polish by applying a thin layer of top coat every two days after your manicure. this will re-stabilizes the polish to further prevent chips, as well as refresh the shine.