A base coat is the beginning step of polishing your nails. When I was young I never used a base coat because I didn’t understand why I needed to. Of course, my nails were always stained from the polish and the polish wouldn’t last at all. You live and you learn.
So, always start with the base coat. The natural oils in your nails keep the polish from sticking for more than a day or two. Base coats create a barrier that helps protect your nails from staining and it helps adhere the polish to your nail, which keeps the polish on longer.
There are many base coats out there. Ridge fillers, strengthening base coats, moisturizing base coats – you name it, it probably exists. With all these options, you’re sure to find the best one for you and your needs.
If you need help figuring out which one is best for you, leave a comment and we’ll pick out one together.