You have to use a clear top coat with the base colour, so if you have any defects in the base coat you can cut them down before the clear top coat.
Makes getting a good smooth deep gloss finish a bit easier.
Pity they cant ship to Oz - I cant find anyone who can match Red 695 here.
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