essie® first base® smoothes and protects nails while adhesion-promoting ingredients help bond polish to the nail surface to resist chipping.
tips & trends
base coats are designed to create the ideal foundation for color nail polishes, extending the life of any manicure. apply one coat to clean nails before essie nail enamel.
essie pro tip: you would never moisturize without cleansing first so treat your nails the same way you treat your skin. cleanse thoroughly with polish remover before applying your base coat.