Our #1 Secret to a No Smudge Manicure

Posted by Tiana Regan

So, you've just spent all your time creating the most beautiful manicure. You've meticulously colored in all the tiny corners of your stamped design and carefully transferred it straight on your nail. You then apply your favorite topcoat that has never failed you before and "what the..."

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* Refrain from all the possible expletive words, and breathe *
But yes, that just happened. Your topcoat smudged your hard-working design. Now what?
While you're trying to figure out how to fix this without destroying your nine other digits, I'll let you in on a secret. Say hello to our Smudge Free Top Coat. We formulated a water-like top coat that will not smear your design and will protect your manicure masterpiece. Other thick or quick-drying top coats work wonders for single painted digits, but when you're using a mixture of colors in a single design, re-wetting or re-hydrating tacky or dry polish will cause the colors to start smearing into a big mess. Our Smudge Free formula is lightweight, glossy and dries quickly sealing in your hard work - scream free!
Don't believe us? This product has a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and our customers stand by this product! Ali P. says "I've used many different topcoats over my stamped nails, only for them to be ruined. Even other polishes promising not to smudge. This is the only one that followed through. I'll never use another."
What has your experience been using our Smudge Free Top Coat? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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  • I’m new to stamping and I’m loving it but was smearing my hard work. This top coat is the first step I use on my stamping To protect it. I then go over it with my regular top coat but it doesn’t smear at all thanks to maniologys top coat. After the first time using it I got online and ordered another bottle. This will always be my stamping top coat, unless they come out with another one lol.

    Lakisha Rachard on

  • True story… Maniology has the best Top Coat and it hasn’t smeared on me yet.

    April Lawrence on

  • I buy this in bulk. 5 at a time. Only thing that works without smudging.

    Sherri on

  • I LOVE this top coat. It’s smudge free with most nail polishes. However, I have experienced smudging with some brands but I don’t think there’s a way to go smudge free with those particular ones due to whatever their formula is. I just go without a topcoat on those ones but otherwise, this top coat is AMAZING. IT also dries really fast and is oh so glossy.

    Carmen on

  • I’m new to stamping so it took a while before I realized that I was using the wrong top coat for my stamped images. Frustrating!! When I saw the no smudge topcoat I was a bit skeptical but I took a chance and bought it. I am SO GLAD I did! It absolutely works. It’s a great product! The only complaint I have is that it doesn’t come in a larger bottle.

    LadyPurl on

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