Smudge-Free Water Based Top Coat


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Seal in your nail art with our Smudge-Free Water Based Top Coat. Whether it's just a basic color, nail stamping patterns, nail foils, or mirror finished chrome/holo powders, this top coat won't smudge, crack or dull any design you have just slaved over. This one is a Must Add to your nail polish collection!

Instructions for longevity

This top coat will appear thinner than your regular top coat! Due to the nature of the water-based formula, we recommend adding another layer of your favorite top coat on top of our Smudge Free for added protection, longevity, and shine.  This is especially important if you routinely use hand sanitizer as the alcohol content can dissolve a water-based top coat.   


**Ingredients**: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Acryates Copolymer, Nitrocellulose, Ethanol, Adipic Acidneopentylglycotrimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, and Acetyl Tributyl Citrate. *Bottle Size*: 0.4 fl oz (13mL).

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Ali P.
United States
Only top coat you need

I've used many different top coats 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.

Charlotte G.
United States
Best Top Coat for Stamped Designs

I've used this top coat for nearly three years on top of my stamped designs and it has never once smudged. There are few on the market that won't, so for high quality and a great price, I'd highly recommend this product.

United States United States
Best top coat for stamping

I’ve bought 8+ different top coats, all ruined the stamping by smudging or running. Some were rather expensive. It was a waste of money. This smudge free top coat is the real deal. My stamping stays perfect. I’ve had it for a few days and I’ve already ordered a second bottle. I add a final layer of gel top coat and my nails last a week. Would probably last longer, but I get bored with them and repaint them.

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Anna J.
United States United States
In love

My first time ever stamping was a complete success! Getting the stamper to pick up a crisp clean image took a little practice but it was easy to remove an unclear image from the stamper with tape and try again. Getting the image from the stamper to my nail was flawless and easy. I didnt worry about ruining my creation by using the smudge free top coat. The Maniology tutorials I watched were so helpful and prepared me well to start stamping with success. The plate designs are beautiful and the polishes have gorgeous rich color.

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Jennifer S.
United States United States
never want to run out of the smudge free top coat!!!:)

If you are new and don't know what to get add this amazing top coat to your order, I never want to run out. I tried regular top coat that I bought from my grocery store it smudged my stamping. Then I bought these bottles and haven't had any smudge since. I have 1 more smudge free top coat coming today too. I got it for free with my reward points and too excited they had this to get for free if you had over 1,000 points. Hopefully I will have these 2 and a half bottles for awhile. 5 stars!! Love this!! :)

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