CND Vinylux in Steel Gaze (2 coats)
topped with CND Vinylux Weekly Top Coat
Steel Gaze is an olive green sparkly base with gold and silver glimmer that's pretty sheer. I just used 2 coats and was pretty happy with it, but I later noticed that I probably need a third coat to get complete coverage.
But the good news is.... it wore great! Of the three shades I have tried, this is the only one where I've been pleased with the wear time.
Here's a shade pic of the fresh mani.
And here's a pic after 5 days of wear. I was really impressed with this shade! Just some tipwear, which didn't seem too apparent probably due to the glittery shade, and absolutely no chipping.
Here's some more info:
*No base coat is required, in fact, you are not supposed to use a base coat.
*I *love* that this was dry, enough to rub my nails without damage, in just 8 1/2 minutes.
*The polish applied easily onto the nail with great pigmentation.
*Even though no base coat was used, I got absolutely no staining, and it was super easy to remove using my normal method- the scrubby tub.