5. You Should Be Using a Base and Top Coat Every Time You Paint Your Nails

The base coat protects against discoloration on your nails and is often designed to strengthen them at the same time.

A top coat provides protection for your manicure so it stays chip and smudge free for as long as possible.

Nail experts encourage both a base and a top coat each time you put color on your nails.

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