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New from Gelish® comes Mini Gelish® Color Gels. The gels come in an array of colors, apply like polish, with twist cap and applicator, but are cured in a LED lamp in 30 seconds or in two minutes in traditional UV lamps, just like gels. Gelish® stays on nails for three weeks with no chipping or peeling, and soak completely off in only 15 minutes.

93 Colors Available in 1/2oz size.

Soak-Off Gel Nail Strengthener

Strength Recovery

LED/UV Light Cured
Vitamin Nail Strengthener

Gelish VitaGel™ repairs weak, thin, brittle and damaged nails. VitaGel's protective and strengthening properties reinforce nail growth while guarding the natural nail from peeling, splitting and chipping. Available in 2 formulas!

  • Strengthenes natural nail:
    • Protective layer prevents splits, chips and peeling
    • Increases flexibility
  • Enriched with Vitamins A, B5, & E
  • Encourages healthy nail growth and flawless wear
  • Extends wear fo any nail lacquer from 2-3 days to 7-10 days
  • Easy to apply and remove
  • Versatile wear. To strengthen, can be applied:
    • Alone
    • Under any gel polish
    • In place of Foundation under Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish
    • Under any nail lacquer

Instructions

Apply VitaGel™ to
Natural Nails:

  1. Shape the nail. Lightly buff the surface of the nail plate with a 220 grit buffer.
  2. Cleanse the nail with Gelish® Nail Surface Cleanse and a lint-free nail wipe to remove any dust and oils. Apply pH Bond to entire nail.
  3. Brush on VitaGel™ over the natural nail and cap free edge.
  4. Cure for 30 seconds in LED Light or 2 minutes in UV Light.
  5. Cleanse the nail with Gelish® Nail Surface Cleanse and a lint-free nail wipe to remove the tacky residue.
  6. Massage Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil into skin surrounding nail plate.

VitaGel™ with Gelish®:

  1. Shape the nail. Lightly buff the surface of the nail plate with a 220 grit buffer.
  2. Cleanse the nail with Gelish® Nail Surface Cleanse and a lint-free nail wipe to remove any dust and oils. Apply pH Bond to entire nail.
  3. Brush on VitaGel™ over the natural nail and cap free edge.
  4. Cure for 30 seconds in LED Light or 2 minutes in UV Light.
  5. Apply a thin coat of Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish color of choice. Cap free edge. Cure 30 seconds in LED Light or 2 minutes in UV Light. Repeat for second coat of color.
  6. Apply a thin coat of Gelish® Top It Off. Cap free edge. Cure 30 seconds in LED Light or 2 minutes in UV Light.
  7. Cleanse the nail with Gelish® Nail Surface Cleanse and a lint-free nail wipe to remove the tacky residue.
  8. Massage Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil into skin surrounding nail plate.

VitaGel™ with
Nail Lacquer*:

  1. Complete steps 1-5 of Apply VitaGel™ to Natural Nails.
  2. Over VitaGel™, apply 1 coat of Lacquer Basecoat.
  3. Apply 2 coats of Color Nail Lacquer.
  4. Seal with Lacquer Topcoat. Let air-dry.

*Polish can be removed with Non-Acetone Nail Polish Remover and reapplied as desired.

Remove VitaGel™ from Natural Nails:

  1. Saturate a Gelish® Wrap It Off Foil Wrap with Gelish® Artificial Nail Remover. Wrap nail with foil. Soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove foil. With an orangewood stick, gently remove any remaining gel. Be careful not to press into the nail.
  3. Lightly buff the nail surface with a 220/280 grit buffer.
  4. Massage Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil into skin surrounding the nail plate.

VitaGel™ with Gelish®:

  1. Break the seal by gently roughing the surface of the nail with a 180 grit buffer and remove the shine.
  2. Saturate a Gelish® Wrap It Off Foil Wrap with Gelish® Artificial Nail Remover. Wrap nail with foil. Soak for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove foil. With an orangewood stick, gently remove any remaining gel. Be careful not to press into the nail.
  4. Lightly buff the nail surface with a 220/280 grit buffer.
  5. Massage Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil into skin surrounding the nail plate.

VitaGel™ with Nail Lacquer:

  1. First remove Nail Lacquer with Non-Acetone Nail Polish Remover.
  2. Complete steps 1-4 of Remove VitaGel™ from Natural Nails.

Step by Step

  1. Apply the Mini Gelish® Cleanser onto a lint free wipe to clean the nails.
  2. Push back the cuticle and clean the surrounding nail.
  3. Shape the natural nail.
  4. Gently remove the shine on the natural nail with a cushion file.
  5. Apply the Mini Gelish® Cleanser on the clean lint free wipe to remove the dust and clean the nail.
  6. Apply Mini Gelish® pH Bond to the natural nail.
  7. Apply a thin coat of Mini Gelish® Foundation Gel to the nail, then lightly stroke over the top and seal the edges of the nail.
  8. Place the fingers in the Mini Light for 1 minute, under any UV Lamp for 1 minute; or an LED Light for 10 seconds. It is recommended that you cure 4 fingers separate from the thumbs. You can cure both thumbs at the same time. To cure the gel on the toe nails, you can open the light and use on its side.
  9. Use the orange wood stick to clean up any excess Mini Gelish® Foundation Gel from around the cuticle or under the nail.
  10. Using a clean lint free dry wipe, remove tacky surface with clean dry wipe. Do not use Mini Gelish® Cleanser. A little pressure is necessary.
  11. Apply a THIN layer of the Mini Gelish® Soak Off Gel Polish of Choice cuticle to free edge. Be sure to seal the edges of the nail. NOTE: too thick of application will cause gel to not cure properly.
  12. Place fingers in the Mini Light for 2 minutes, or any UV Lamp for 2 minutes or an LED Light for 30 seconds. NOTE: The surface of the color will remain tacky once cured, this is normal.
  13. Repeat Step 11 & 12. NOTE: the nail will not be completely cured until the application of the Mini Gelish® Top It Off Sealer and the final cure and cleanse.
  14. Apply Mini Gelish® Top It Off Gel Sealer from cuticle to free edge using a thin light application. Use the side of the brush to apply the Mini Gelish® Top It Off on all the free edges of the natural nail to seal the edge.
  15. Place fingers in the Mini Light for 2 minutes, or any UV Lamp for 2 minutes or an LED Light for 30 seconds.
  16. Your nails will be tacky after step 15, Apply the Mini Gelish® Cleanser onto a clean lint free wipe to remove the tacky surface. This step will not remove the Gel Polish unless the nail is not properly cured. NOTE: If the color comes off when removing the tacky surface, the nail did not properly cure. Remove all color with Mini Gelish® Cleanser and re-start at Step 5.
  17. Apply Mini Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil to the skin surrounding the nail.

Step by Step

  1. Sanitize the nails and your hands.
  2. Push back the cuticle and clean the surrounding nail plate.
  3. Using a 180 Grit File, lightly file over the entire nail to remove the shine and blend the Mini Gelish® to the natural nail.
  4. On the natural nail gently buff using the 100/180 Buffer. Be sure not to angle your buffer so that you do not create any damage to the natural nail.
  5. Remove the dust and wipe the nail with Mini Gelish® Cleanser using a lint free wipe.
  6. Apply Mini Gelish® pH Bond to the nail plate.
  7. Apply Mini Gelish® Foundation Gel over the entire surface of the nail, be sure to seal the edges.
  8. Place fingers in the Mini Light for 1 minutes, or any UV Lamp for 1 minutes or an LED Light for 10 seconds.
  9. Apply Mini Gelish® Soak Off Gel Polish of choice over the entire nail surface.
  10. Place fingers in the Mini Light for 2 minutes (1 minute for lighter colors), or any UV Lamp for 2 minutes (1 minute for lighter colors) or an LED Light for 30 seconds.
  11. For darker coverage, repeat Step 9 & 10.
  12. Apply Mini Gelish® Top It Off Gel Sealer from cuticle to free edge using a thin light application.
  13. Place fingers in the Mini Light for 2 minutes, or any UV Lamp for 2 minutes or an LED Light for 30 seconds.
  14. Wipe off the tacky surface with Mini Gelish® Cleanser.
  15. Apply Mini Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil to the skin surrounding the nail.

GELISH® REMOVAL WITH COTTON & FOIL

  1. Use 180 Grit File, gently file the surface of the Mini Gelish® to break the seal and remove shine.
  2. Place cotton saturated with Mini Gelish® Soak Off Gel Remover over the nail and wrap the tip of finger in aluminum foil and wait for 10 minutes.
    NOTE: leave the cotton on the nail covering the entire nail.
  3. If necessary, gently remove gel with orange wood stick. Be careful not to press into the nail.
  4. Apply Mini Gelish® Nourish Cuticle Oil to the finger and skin surrounding the nail.

QUESTION: Is it used with a Base Coat?
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.

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