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MINI Starter Kit

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MINI Starter Kit

111 by Gelish
SBS-724842
$101.99
MINI Starter Kit is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 173.
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  • Two Gelish colors, and Basix Kit Last for up to three weeks Step-by-step instructions
    The Gelish MINI Starter Kit introduces everything you need to get started in one amazing kit. Kit features Gossip Girl (bright pink), Good Gossip (red glitter) and a Gelish Basix Kit with all the essentials needed for a long-lasting manicure. Curing light included.
  • Gelish Soak Off Gel Polish must be cured for 45 seconds with the new Gelish MINI handheld light (USB) and up to 2 minutes in other UV Light systems. 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.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT value It doesn’t last quite as long as getting them done at the salon, but they look AMAZING and if you have the time and energy to put into it you will be very happy! Still last about a week to a week and a half:)
Date published: 2019-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Professional grade! Everything you need! 2 colors. Lamp. Files. Very professional and convenient for travel.
Date published: 2019-05-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product is a joke. Bought this along with a few other gelish products to test the waters. I can’t believe I spent that much money, it’s a scam honestly. Just buy the polish and prep/removal products separate. The LED lamp is horrible, and very VERY weak. It can’t even properly cure the foundation, or the polish. Honestly I have a $5 backup lamp that works better than this. I’m not a licensed professional, but I know nail products like it’s nobodies business. Please stay away from this.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Review with tips and I love it! It is definitely a tedious process but I’m a cosmetologist so it isn’t hard. It takes a bit of practice to make sure that you don’t accidentally put polish over your cuticle. If you do, the gel polish will lift and peel. I never was able to get my gel polish to last more than a week so it wasn’t worth spending the money at a salon. This is definitely worth it as I already paid off the investment since I’ve done my nails 3 times. It probably will only last a week to ten days but I naturally have more oily nails to begin with. I think most people will be able to get more time out of it. I’m very happy with this purchase! I love Gelish brand more than any other professional brands.
Date published: 2019-04-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor performance I am returning this TODAY! I have tried this three times. The first go around was fine. But the second & third resulted in grand disappointment. The polish peels off in sheets. One day I showed up for work with an entire nail missing polish that I had applied the night before. I followed all directions & applied all products as directed. I’m hoping an upgraded model will improve the lackluster performance of this easy bake oven gel kit. Ugh!!
Date published: 2019-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great starter kit I got this about a month ago, and I’m glad I did.. I was iffy about it because it has both good and bad reviews.. the directions it came with aren’t very detailed( I didn’t even see them at first, but they were on the side of the box) it wasn’t a big deal I just watched a couple of YouTube videos. If you prep your nails and do everything you’re supposed to do before and after it works fine.. I saw a lot of reviews saying the light didn’t cure the nail and it was still sticky. You have to wipe the nail with the nail cleanse after you are done curing the top coat.
Date published: 2019-03-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Overall Product is great, there's a couple tools inside I wasn't familiar with, a paper insert with detailed instructions and direction of use would be helpful.
Date published: 2019-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like it I love this, I would prefer if it came with a no wipe top coat, but the regular gel top coat is fine too. It came with a red and a sparkly red, so it seems like they pick them at random, I usually make a nice nail design using regular nail polish and use the base and top coat to seal it all up
Date published: 2019-01-31
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Can you still use this machine if you just want to put gel clean coat Will it Work? Or do you need to do the whole thing? 

Asked by: Stacia319
Hi Stacia319, I am assuming that by a "gel clean coat" you mean a clear coat. Anytime you are using gel polish it is important to follow all of the steps for any gel manicure. So in that case you would prep your nails by cleaning, trimming, and buffing. Then clean with the nail cleanser. Apply pH Bond. Then apply your Foundation, cure. Then apply your top coat, cure. Then clean the nail again with the nail cleanser. So, yes, you still have to follow the normal steps you would for a color manicure. Kind Regards, Laura
Answered by: lulu1224
Date published: 2019-03-01

My gel polish does not last two weeks.  It peels off sometimes the same day?  What am I doing wrong? I try to cover the nail tips with both color and top coat.  

Asked by: Dawn1974
I was a nail technician for 20 years. A few BIG things you have to do th prep the nails PRIOR to applying anything! First, soak the cuticle (preferably the night before), push them back and trim the excess. Shape the nail, lightly buff them and then DEHYDRATE! I this seems counterproductive, dry my nail beds out?! YES! Use the surface cleanse on either a cotton ball or make up pad. Let them dry well. Thin coats are a must! Do not get too close to the cuticle, as this WILL cause lifting of the product from the back. Cure per instruction, then liberally wipe off tacky layer w a cotton ball soaked in 99% isopropyl alcohol!!!!!! Only 99% will do the job! Hope this helps!
Answered by: Marissa Cass
Date published: 2019-03-01

What comes in this kit?

Asked by: G DUB LEE
pH bond Foundation two polishes (variations of red) Top coat Cuticle oil Lamp a small cuticle stick and small nail file
Answered by: chelle1246
Date published: 2019-03-01

Is the curing light UV or LED?

Asked by: GigiCaito
I bought this as gift for my Niece so I am not positive. I believe it is LED though
Answered by: sc176570
Date published: 2019-03-01

how manicures can i expect out of the Gelish mini starter kit

Asked by: Marjoree
I have had my kit for two and a half years. I did buy more polish but I still have the original colors. I do my nails and my mom's nails about every two weeks. My girls used it occasionally until I bought each one of them a kit. If a normal manicure is $30 this has paid for itself a 100 times over.
Answered by: girlofgrace
Date published: 2018-12-17

Does the curing light have a timer?

Asked by: SarahLynne
Yes it does.
Answered by: Wisconsin
Date published: 2018-09-06

I just got this kit but i want to know. I can see brush strokes after 2 coats and a few have little bumpy spots please help

Asked by: Kellyescat
I always push my cuticles back and scrub my nails with warm water and soap before I apply. I don't have the air bubble problem. As for the streaks, try putting on a thin layer first and then a thicker layer. You could always apply a third layer. Hope it helps a bit.
Answered by: Sguthrie
Date published: 2018-12-16

Are these gel nail kit easy to use? I'm looking for something I can do myself.

Asked by: jean1956
Yes, I was in the same position and I'm glad I bought this.  I'd highly recommend watching a few YouTube videos on how to do it because you'll be better informed than just reading instructions.
Answered by: indianame
Date published: 2018-12-16

Darrrraah The polish you use are ones that I have also but can you use these with Gelish stuff in the kit.  Thank you for answering truthfully.  I have so many of  OPI, China Glaze,etc and hate to throw them out.  

Asked by: Mary1943
I mix/match and have never had a problem. You can use regular polish, but it must be totally dry. Do NOT use lamp to dry it, lamp will only dry Gel Products. Let regular polish air dry then use a Gel Top Coat to make your manicure shine & last days longer.
Answered by: PearlGem
Date published: 2018-12-17

What is the wattage of the lights? Is it battery or electric?

Asked by: Jus me n you
I can't answer the wattage of the lights but it must be pretty minimal because the kit comes with an electric cord that has a USB plug adapter. I have always plugged mine into the wall but my daughter has used hers by plugging it into her computer USB port and it worked great.
Answered by: girlofgrace
Date published: 2018-12-16

can you use any other nail polish or just gelish??

Asked by: Mary1943
I do my Gelish Foundation ,  clear Gelish Polish and the Gelish Top it off. After curing those, I use OPI Infinite Base, ANY BRAND of colored polish and OPI Gloss top coat. This way you can use your different brands of colored polish and it can be removed and changed, without damaging the  Gelish coatings. I work a job where we're not supposed to have colored polish, so I can still get the benefits of the Gel coating to protect & grow my nails but change my polish colors.
Answered by: Patty Be
Date published: 2018-12-16

Could this work for pedicures as well? Maybe just depends on the size of a person's foot size? ;)

Asked by: McKenzie
I guess it would depend on the width of the toes. My daughter does her toes just fine. I have not tried mine. BTW, we have had our lights over a year, use it often and they still work great. Money well spent.
Answered by: Suebeeme
Date published: 2018-12-16

ASP STARTER KIT VS GELISH MINI STARTER KIT

What is the difference between the two starter kits other than the price? I'm trying to invest in a decent gel starter kit, but I'm not sure which one to choose. There are so many and I'm not sure of the differences. PLS HELP!
Asked by: Anonymous
Honestly I would say the name. You are going to pay more for Gelish because it is more known. I bought the ASP kit and love it. The light is bigger and can cure all 5 nails in 30 seconds. I have mixed the Gelish polishes with the ASP base and top coat and it works just fine. The ASP polish works just as well as the Gelish in my opinion but I buy a variety of different brand polishes due to my color preferences.
Answered by: Kitkat113
Date published: 2018-12-16

does this include the light? Description says NO however the box says yes?

Asked by: Neets012
Yes is comes with the light
Answered by: sbottkol
Date published: 2017-01-27

Do all 5 fingers fit inside at the same time?

Asked by: Loving life
No, I do four finger, then my thumb. But it's no big deal. Its fast and works great!
Answered by: Karolaal
Date published: 2017-10-14

Does this kit include the base and top coat minis?

Asked by: KAnderson
Yes it does. Mine came with two colors, ph Bond, base coat, top coat, nourish, nail remover, nail finish (the alcohol to remove the tacky-ness of top coat), the light, cuticle pusher, Emory board, and a tool to help remove nail polish. This kit literally has everything you need to get started.
Answered by: LeahLLup
Date published: 2018-12-16

Does this mini starter kit actually include the foundation coat and bonding coat?

Asked by: Cass
Read the box for details of type of kit.    MIne was $79. "complete starter kit"  ph bond, foundation, 2 colors of polish, top coat, cuticle oil, lamp, nail polish remover, nail surface cleanser plus orange stick, cuticle pusher, prep tabs, brochure.    
Answered by: Texas gal
Date published: 2018-01-06

What are the 2 colors included in the kit?

Asked by: Iris
This kit includes Gossip Girl (bright pink) and Good Gossip (red glitter) colors.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2019-03-18

WHAT IS IN THIS????

Other than the 2 colors & LED lamp.. What else is in this kit?
Asked by: Anonymous
it comes with, dehydrator ( for nail prep), base coat, top coat, remover, nail cleanser, cuticle oil, two colors, and a lamp :). OH and a cuticle pusher and nail tabs
Answered by: RizzieRay
Date published: 2018-01-06

What is in the basix kit? Is there any acetone, foundation or top coat?

Asked by: Myrna
Hey! The basix kit has acetone-for removing the gel, alcohol-to remove the tacky layer and set the top coat, base, top coat, pH bond, and a cuticle oil.
Answered by: JNine
Date published: 2016-07-08

LED Light

How does the LED curing light in this kit compare to the Gelish LED Pro Light listed for $74.95. Is it the same exact light?
Asked by: kellyq82
I was wondering the same thing before I bought this. I googled the product numbers and found that it is the same light. You just get it at a better price in the package than you do on it's own.
Answered by: JNine
Date published: 2018-12-16

Love my kit!!! Only three years old! Lights are not working, how do I change the little bulbs and where do I get new ones?

Asked by: joannebutler

Are those dissatisfied with the product, for not drying- being advised by Sally Beauty that they MUST do the final step?? After using the "Top it off" coat and curing it, are they wiping that coat with the Blue nail cleanser & a gauze pad? MUST be done!

Asked by: Patty Be

what is in this starter kit

Asked by: Madeleine1

Is this the 5-45 lamp?

Asked by: Tori Sel

IT SAYS THAT YOU HAVE A LAMP IN THE KIT. WHAT SIZE IS IT @ WHAT IS THE WATTAGE? PLEASE & THANK YOU.

Asked by: Debbie 01

Does this product work over fake nails? 

Asked by: Desere95

How many watts does the Led light contain?

Asked by: Martinirose

Is this in Canadian dollars ? 

Asked by: Asteria Ramona

My light stopped working. Is there a troubleshooting website? A way to replace a bulb? I haven't had it very long and I only use it on myself.

Asked by: HiD12345
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