I just painted my nails neon orange and I thought my faithful top coat deserved a post dedicated to it. This isn't an ad (not that anyone is paying me to write at this point in time anyway).
For years, I thought doing my nails was impossible. Somehow, the gals at the salon made it look so easy, but when I tried to replicate things at home, it would turn into a disaster. I'd put two layers of polish and a top coat, but no matter how long I waited in between coats or afterwards, I'd somehow manage to screw it up.
There was a period in time where I didn't even try putting on polish myself, resigned to the fact that I was just not one of those gals and dozens of my hard earned dollars would be dedicated to getting my nails done week in and week out. But then I moved to San Francisco where the price of a mani-pedi was double what it was in Los Angeles and even New York and I had to figure it out—and quickly.
Luckily, I discovered Seche Vite and it saved my sanity and my nails. Apparently, it was all I needed and the only thing I had been doing wrong was using a bad top coat. Who woulda thunk, certainly not I. It's more expensive than others, but it's worth every single darn penny. With it, I can buy a new color of OPI, Essie or Zoya polish (my faves, the cheaper ones just don't cut it on the color/quality scale) every time I do my nails and still be cheaper than a mani/pedi here.
So this is an open thank you letter to Seche, I honestly don't know what I'd do without you.