1 coat of China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
2 coats of Zoya Savita
Anyway on to the polish. I absolutely LOVE this shade! I would describe it as a shimmering, royal purple/plum matte. In case you are unsure of what matte polish is, it is polish that has a flat or non-glossy finish. Matte polish is intended to be used without a base coat, however I used one anyway as I am paranoid of having my nails stained. Now about the formula. I absolutely HATE it! You have to work really fast as the formula is extremely fast drying which can cause streaks and lumps. Since you have to work so fast, it is easy to make a mess. You have to be very patient during application. Although I hate the formula, I still love the shade and I am feeling the matte finish. So it’s a keeper.