Gelish Soak Off Gel Nail Polish perfoms like a gel, applies like a polish.
Gelish Soak Off Gel products do not damage the natural nail plate and can be removed between uses or can be filled like traditional in salon services.
ANSWER: YES, Mini Gelish Foundation Gel is new technology for gel adhesion. It is designed to create the bond between the Gelish Colors to the natural nail plate. There is no primer necessary in this system.
QUESTION: Do you use a Top Coat?
ANSWER: YES, Mini Gelish Top It Off, is a soak off gel top coat that seals the Gelish Gel Polish but does remove. Top It Off cures under UV or LED Lights and has a long lasting high shine.
QUESTION: Do we need to cleanse the Top It Off?
ANSWER: YES, this product does require cleansing after curing. It will be sticky and appear not to be dry if this step is skipped.
QUESTION: How long does it last?<
ANSWER: Gelish will last until you soak it off. Gelish does not peel, chip or fade, it performs like a GEL. Will provide up to 21 days of lasting color.
QUESTION: How do you remove it?
ANSWER: This product will soak off in 10 – 12 minutes. Lightly file over the top of the surface with a 180 grit file, apply Mini Gelish Artificial Nail Remover to a cotton ball and place on the nail. Wrap the nail with foil and allow to the nail to soak for 10 – 12 minutes. Then rub off the nail.
QUESTION: Does Gelish cause any chemical damage to the natural nail?
ANSWER: This system uses only a pH balancing agent to stabilize the moisture level of the nail. Then the Mini Gelish Foundation Gel has adhesive properties that attract to the keratin in the natural nail, not causing any depletion, only acting as a 2 sided tape to adhere the Mini Gelish Gel Polish to the nail itself.
QUESTION: Can Mini Gelish Soak Off Gel Polish be used over traditional gel or acrylic?
ANSWER: Yes, it can be put over traditional gel or acrylic as long as it is being applied to a rough surface filed with a 100 grit Harmony buffer or a 180 grit file. REMEMBER, you cannot soak this off acrylic without removing the nail itself.
QUESTION: How many applications per bottle?
ANSWER: Most Gel Polish applications include a 2 coat application. The 9ml bottles will do approximately 15 – 20 full sets. QUESTION: Do we need to use additional Mini Gelish Top It Off to make it shinier? ANSWER: NO, you do not.
QUESTION: How do you prep?
ANSWER: Lightly remove the shine using a 180 grit buffer, dehydrate the nail with Mini Gelish pH Bond.
QUESTION: Is the Mini Gelish Soak Off Gel Remover drying to the skin?
ANSWER: The Mini Gelish Soak Off Gel Remover is in the acetone family, but also has conditioners in it to eliminate drying of the skin or cuticles.
Must be applied over Gelish Foundation Gel. Apply in 2 thin coats for accurate curing.
The Mini Gelish Colors can be used on the natural nail or over acrylic or gel products. Do not apply directly to the natural nail.
Total less than 5%:Titanium Dioxide (CI77891) , Black Iron Oxide (CI77499), Red Iron Oxide (CI77491), D&C Red #7 (CI15850), D&C Red #34 (CI15880)