In a bid to cut out some of the more questionable chemicals in my beauty routine I have been on the hunt for a "Big 3 Free" top coat to replace my beloved Seche Vite.
The first candidate is Save the Nail 45 Second Top Coat.
I had never heard of this brand before seeing it in Boots on a quiet Thursday. Reading the blurb it seems to be some sort of offshoot of Nails Inc so I was quite hopeful when I handed my money over and excited to put it to the test.
Sadly, for me, this is not a keeper. Seche Vite is thick enough to makes my nails feel stronger while it's on, this one does not, I could still bend my nails a little while wearing it.
It didn't wear well either, my polish started chipping round the edges about half way through the week and, even on the first day of wear, the finish wasn't as glossy as Seche Vite.
I have seen quite a few good reviews of this on other blogs and the Boots website so obviously some people are having better luck with it than I did!
If you want to try it out yourself it costs £7.95 from Boots.