This transparent base and top coat is fast drying and protects the nail. When used as a base coat, it's the ideal base for subsequent application of a colored lacquer. It protects the nail from discoloration from colored pigments and facilitates the application of a colored lacquer. Used as a top coat, the lacquer seals the colored lacquer, stopping premature chipping as well as fading in the sun through sunlight. Increases the brilliance for radiant nail makeup!