Allure magazine, in its October 2012 issue, put together a list of polishes, special effect polishes, basecoats, topcoats, cuticle creams, and nail polish removers that they consider to be "superior."

Among them were: Essie's Mojito Madness and Mademoiselle, OPI's Big Apple Red, Essie's Ridge Filing Base Coat, and Zoya 3-in-1 Formula Remove +.

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