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Postby dietcoke » Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:33 am

I'm OBSESSED with painting my nails. I'll paint them about twice a week and can't STAND having chipped nails.

Does anyone know of a good base coat that wont chip or peel? I use O.P.I colours but they're really expensive. Is it worth buying an O.P.I base coat or does someone have a secret weapon in the fight against chipped nails?
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Postby lng86 » Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:48 pm

Nothing beats OPI. I only use their nailpolish.
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Postby Chelle » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:46 pm

Sorry I would't have a clue, I haven't painted my nail in year's. But the answer to your question is it wouldn't hurt to buy the opi base coat if you already put the polish on, it would save you time in painting then twice a week mabe.
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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:18 pm

Or Sally Hansen's Tough as Nails
They're both absolutely fabulous!!
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Postby hushpuppy » Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:35 pm

i bite mine so im no help
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:01 am

hushpuppy wrote:i bite mine so im no help

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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:54 pm

I don't paint my nails.
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Postby sassi » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:56 pm

i quite sally hansen - i choose what sort of base depending on how my nails are.

david jones used to do pretty good nailpolish - i always used to use their base coat & a pink (like the pink you get in a french polish) but the last ones i bought went a bit gluggy. not sure if i was just unlucky (heat or something maybe?) or whether they've gone off.

opi for colour though. love em! creative isn't bad for colours also.
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Postby dietcoke » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:05 pm

Ooh good suggestions. Will look into all of them.

Nothing worse than gluggy nail polish. I keep mine in the fridge to keep them smoother for months longer.
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