Manicare has positioned weak, chipped and stained nails into the spotlight and launched three new nail treatment systems to ensure your nails are in top shape. The three Manicare top & base coat products are the Beginning to End Top/Base Coat and Nail Strengthener (A$15.50/12ml), Mirror Shine Top Coat (A$13.50/12ml) and the Base Coat Plus Strengthener (A$13.50/12ml).
A couple of weeks ago the lovely representative for Manicare gave me the opportunity to test-drive the Beginning to End and Base Coat Plus Strengthener.
Base Coat Plus Strengthener, as the name speaks for itself, is a fast drying base coat for prolong nail polish wear and also protects the nails from yellow staining. Sometimes I steer clear of wearing dark shades of nail polish such as reds and navy as darker shades tend to result in yellow stains to the nails – it’s an awful situation to come to. Base Coat Plus Strengthener is the solution (and an absolute must!) to prevent the nails from staining – so no more fears!
Beginning to End is a multitasking nail treatment product which is not only great as a top and base coat to improve adhesion of nail polish, but also helps to strengthen the nail thanks to the ‘breakthrough 3 in 1 formula’ which includes essential amino acid derivatives. Beginning to End avoids the use of multiple products for a manicure and it also works a treat to protect the nail bed and ensure the smooth shiny finish of nail polish lasts longer. I’ve been re-applying Beginning to End every 2-3 days and my nails do feel and look healthier and stronger.
Beginning to End and Base Coat Plus Strengthener are excellent multi-use top and base coats that adds the ‘care factor’ in which most nail products I own do not have. Another great quality I noticed was that these top and base coats DO NOT give a strong offensive chemical scent; I've always disliked using most top and base coats due to the strong scent. If I were to choose between the two I would opt for the Beginning to End only because it has the added benefit of the 3 in 1 formula.
Manicare nail formulas do not contain formaldehyde and toluene.
Do you use top and base coats to protect your nails?
Products were provided for consideration only. This review is 100% based on my own thoughts and opinions. I am not affiliated with Manicare and did not receive remuneration to post this product review.