Seche Vive Instant Gel Effect top coat-my thoughts

Seche Vive review

Well. I went and did it.  Removed the gel from my nails that I had been wearing on and off (mostly on) for the past 3 years.  It’s gone.  And my nails have been naked now for nearly 3 months.  Gosh when I think of it-it doesn’t even sound like it’s describing me.  For now, its my reality….and I’ve decided I’m going to be okay with it. So what to do in the meantime?  Well I’ve been pairing the Christian Dior Instant French Manicure effect with the Seche Vive Instant Gel Effect top coat and it’s been going swell.

seche vive top coat

From the website:

Bring your manicure to life with Seche Vive Instant Gel Effect Top Coat. This specially formulated fast drying top coat delivers the plumping effect of a gel in a glossy, high shine nish without the use of a UV/LED light! The salon worthy manicure removes easily with any acetone or non acetone nail polish remover.

Features & Benefits:

– No UV/LED Lamp Required
– Durable Gel-Like Finish
– Fast Drying
– Prolonged, Intense Shine
– Easy Removal

There’s not much more to say other than I love the effect-the reason I wore gel on my nails so often (like ALWAYS) is because of the glossy finish, which the Seche Vive definitely delivers.  One thing I found interesting was the application/how-to.  Once I followed the instructions, the product applied that much better.

Form a full bead at the tip of the brush. Do not wipe excess off brush. Apply over dry nail polish. Air dry. Can be used over any nail lacquer.

Do you need this product?

If you aren’t a chronic gel-polish-at-the-salon person, but love the look of gel, then I’d say yes, get it.  If applied according to instructions, it looks beautiful.  I like Seche Vive Instant Gel Effect top coat even better because it doesn’t take forever to dry.  That’s often my first complaint about ‘regular’ polish.

Where to Buy?

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*I received this product for review*


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