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If I’m applying polish over acrylics, do I need to apply base coat before I put polish on?

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If I’m applying polish over acrylics, do I need to apply base coat before I put polish on?

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I always apply a base coat because it prevents staining of the enhancement, and it helps make removing the polish easier. I also feel that applying a base coat before polish gives the finished nail a smoother, more professional look. — Jolene Brodeur is a celebrity manicurist and CND education ambassador.

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