|One coat :)
The texture nail polish is supposed to be the color of the ocean. While it is sparkly it does have a dull shine about it though. [They recommend using a top coat to give it a shiny finish] I used two coats to get the full coverage effect. I did it get some smudges while applying the nail polish and a few chips after 2 hours of applying the nail polish. But other than that, the polish lasted for another 3 days before I had to redo it.