Julep Freedom Polymer Nail Top Coat Duo

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If Sold Separately: $36.00

What is it: Freedom Polymer Top Coat dries smudge-free and super-shiny. It creates a polymer force field to help protect nails, and cures under natural light in just five minutes, so there's no UV light required. It comes off easily with any nail polish remover.

Who is it for: Anyone who loves the smudge-free, high-gloss look of a gel manicure, but hates the gel removal hassle.

Why is it different: In clinical studies, 100% of women who used Freedom Polymer Top Coat passed the "smudge test" after five minutes, compared to 0% who used a leading regular top coat.

How do I use it: Prep your nail plate with alcohol or acetone to ensure there are no oils or residue on the nail. For best results, make sure you seal your free edge--across the edge and under the tip of each nail--with every layer. Apply Julep base coat (not included). Apply two coats of Julep nail color (not included). Each layer should be dry to the touch before you add another. Apply a single layer of Freedom Polymer Top Coat over dry polish. Freedom cures under regular light in three to five minutes, depending on brightness and proximity to the light source. For best results, cure under a 60-watt light bulb for two minutes. Remove with any polish remover, including gentle, non-acetone formulas.

From Julep.


  • Two 0.27-fl oz Freedom Polymer Top Coats
  • Cannot ship to AK, HI, PR, VI, Guam

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Rated 2.9 out of 5 by 216 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by Not that great I was not impressed with this item nor the friend I gave I to. Does not last any longer than other brands. 10-01-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by Money Saver I purchased this duo awhile ago and recently reordered. This product has saved me a fortune on gel manicures. Ladies if you are unable to polish yourself, go to your manicurist for your mani/pedi...take this with you to use as top coat or.come home and put this top coat on yourself. You can use with any polish and you will be good at least a week. I am in the medical field and love this. My only negative is the skinny tall bottle doesn't play nice on all surfaces. Please make a shorter, chubbier bottle so I don't have to worry about it toppling over. Great stuff Julep. Thx. 09-25-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by Horrible The only good thing about this product is it dries fast and has a shine. I followed the directions it looks nice the first day BUT the next day I happen to look at my hand and notice the whole Polish was off one of my nails. That started a domino effect later that day the whole Polish came off another one I'm at work so I can't do anything about it. Do Not waste your money I would return it back BUT why pay for s&h it's not worth it! That's more money im paying for a product that does not work! 08-17-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by Terrible product worst product purchaed I have ordered this item twice it is so bad that I can not use it my nails have started to peel.and will not stop would not recommend it for any one did not send it back since I threw away the packaging.so I paid twice for a terrible product. 08-10-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by Don't bother I applied this product as instructed. It dried fast and left a shiny finish, which was great. But lasted one day, then started peeling off in large pieces. By the end of the second day, it was completely off all nails. Would never waste time or money on this product again. I can get better for a lot less at my local cosmetics dept. 07-06-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by Awful I have used this alone, over polish and over shellac. It peels off within just a few hours no matter how it's used. I think Shawn goes a little overboard in her enthusiastic sales pitch. I would have returned it but had misplaced the invoice. Run from this product! 06-30-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wow! This Stuff Really Works! If you're anything like me, you just hate sitting around waiting for nails to dry. Hence, nails don't get done as often and you end up with horrible looking nails most of the time. I was skeptical when I saw product demonstrated on TV but thought I'd take a chance anyway. After all, I had nothing to lose since I could return it. Well, I WON'T. Julep dried in the 5 minutes it is supposed to. Good thing because my cell phone was in my pocket and I was expecting an important call. Don't Don't Don't hesitate to purchase this product. It's wonderful !! 06-24-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by Product works like a charm!! I have seen poor reviews concerning this product and for the life of me, I can't figure it out. This top coat dries to a gel-like finish without the hassle. I read the instructions on the box, it is tiny print so maybe people didn't bother to read it, or folks assume the product works like any other top coat and just used it as they are used to doing. Perhaps that is where the issues for them began. BUT: I am here to rave about it! Some said that it ruined the color underneath it. I did not find that to be true. I used Julep color for my first application, let it dry a bit and then added the top coat. I used a light bulb for 2 minutes to "set" the topcoat and it looked as if I walked out of a salon. In 5 minutes it was bone hard dry and gorgeous! Next, I saw that someone said that it was not good for any other products except Julep's so, to test that I then used Sally Hansen's colors and another time OPI color. Each time I used the Julep top coat (just a thin layer, not too thick) and then held my hand under the light bulb over my vanity where I apply makeup, polish, etc. for 2 minutes. I then waited approximately 5 minutes before doing anything that would nick the polish and voila! Perfect salon looking gel-like nails after only 5 minutes. I even finished folding laundry that was waiting for me and my nails remained perfect! I did not smudge a fingertip! This stuff has me as a convert! Oh, forgot to mention the other bonus - you get the gel salon like finish and don't have to chisel it off when you want to change your nail color. It comes off with regular polish remover. That is a major WIN! Love it and will continue to purchase it! 06-22-16
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