2013 Readers’ Best Top Coat

Still dominant, Seche Vite won with 32.8% of votes (down from 37.0% last year).  Runner-ups: OPI Rapid Dry (10.0%) and Essie Good to Go! (8.5%).

Other Nominees

butter LONDON Hardwear P.D. Quick Topcoat, China Glaze Fast Forward, CND Super Shiney, INM Out The Door, Nails, Inc. Kensington Caviar Top Coat, Poshé Super-Fast Drying Top Coat, Revlon ColorStay Top Coat, Revlon Quick Dry Top Coat, Sally Hansen Insta-Dri, Sally Hansen Mega Shine, SEPHORA by OPI Top Coat, Zoya Armor

2013 Readers’ Best Base Coat

From the results, it seems clear that OPI makes a pretty good base coat, but readers have a tough time deciding between them!  With 11.0% of votes, OPI Base Coat (Original) wins, while OPI Nail Envy is in second place with 8.7% of votes (down from 12.2% last year).  In third, Sally Hansen Hard as Nails (7.6%).

Other Nominees

butter LONDON Nail Foundation, China Glaze Strong Adhesion, CND Sticky, Essie All in One, Essie First Base, Essie Grow Stronger, Nail Tek Foundation II, OPI Natural Nail Base Coat, Orly Bonder Base Coat, Revlon ColorStay Base Coat, Seche Base Coat, Zoya Anchor

2013 Readers’ Best Nail Lacquer

Now a four-time winner, OPI won with 25.4% of votes (down from 29.6% last year). OPI’s lead has been getting narrower each year, though! Runner-ups included: Essie (16.9%, up from 14.8% last year) and China Glaze (10.2%, down from 14.7% last year).

Other Nominees

butter LONDON, Chanel, Deborah Lippmann, Dior, Illamasqua, Nails Inc., NARS, ORLY, Revlon, Sally Hansen, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Zoya