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Base Coat

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Definition of Base Coat

  1. A base coat is a colorless substance applied to the natural nail before the application of colored polish; base coat promotes polish adhesion and reduces staining of the natural nails; in nail art, used for a background of entire nail or large areas that will be covered with another color.


Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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