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F.A.Q

Is Gelish used with a Base Coat?

Gelish FOUNDATION Gel is new technology for gel adhesion. FOUNDATION is designed to create the bond between the STRUCTURE Gel, Gelish Colours & REVEAL Gel Products to the natural nail plate. FOUNDATION eliminates the need to use primer.

Do you use a Top Coat?

Gelish TOP IT OFF is a soak off gel top coat that seals the Gelish Gel Polish. TOP IT OFF cures under LED or UV Light and has a long lasting high shine.

Do we need to cleanse Top It Off?

YES, TOP IT OFF requires cleansing after curing

How long does it last?

GELISH will last until you soak it off. Applied correctly GELISH does not peel, chip, crack or fade for weeks of lasting colour that Performs like Gel Applies like Polish

How do you remove it?

This product will soak off in 10 –15 minutes. Lightly file over the top of the nail surface with a 180g file, apply Hand & Nail Harmony SOAK OFF artificial nail remover to a cotton ball and place on the nail. Wrap the nail with foil and allow the nail to soak for 10 –15 minutes. Then rub off the nail. If you have used STRUCTURE Gel to build the nail removal may take additional time.

Does GELISH cause any chemical damage to the natural nail?

: This system uses only a pH balancing agent to stabilize the moisture level of the nail. The FOUNDATION Gel has adhesive properties that attract to the keratin in the natural nail acting as 2 sided tape to adhere the STRUCTURE or GELISH Gel Polish to the nail.

Can Gelish Soak Off Gel Polish be used over Traditional Gel or Acrylic?

Yes you can use GELISH over traditional gel or acrylic as long as it is being applied to a rough surface filed with a 100g Harmony BUFFER or a 180g Harmony FILE. REMEMBER you cannot soak this off acrylic without removing the nail itself.

How many applications per bottle?

Most Gel Polish applications include a 2 coat application. The 15ml bottles will do approximately 50 – 60 full sets

Do we need to use additional TOP IT OFF to make it shinier?

NO.. Apply 1 THIN Coat.

How do you prep?

Lightly remove the shine from the natural nail using a 100g BUFF, clean & dehydrate the nail and begin your application with Gelish FOUNDATION Gel.

Is the remover drying to the nail & skin?

SOAK OFF remover is a derivative of the acetone family & contains additional solvents & conditioning agents to eliminate drying of the skin or cuticles