the rubber adhesive in my first base helps bond polish to the nail surface for protection of color wear.
• provides smooth surface for color application
• resists chipping
• helps protect color wear
• bonds polish to the nail surface to resist chipping
apply 2 coats if used alone, or apply 1 coat as a base with 2 coats of essie nail color and 1 coat of essie topcoat
Caution: keep from heat or flame.