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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the difference between gel and nail polish?

The difference between traditional nail polish and gel polish is that all gel polishes contain photoinitiators and oligomers, which require a UV/LED Light to cure them.

How long does Glitterbels gel nail polish last?

If the correct application process is followed and the client follows the correct aftercare advice, Glitterbels gel polish lasts around 2-3 weeks.

Does gel nail polish need UV light?

All gel manicures need the polish to be cured using a special ultraviolet lamp due to the oligomers and photoinitiators.

How do you remove gel nail polish?

Acetone is used to remove gel polish. The most effective method is to file the surface of the gel, apply cuticle oil, and then wrap the nails in foil wraps soaked in acetone. After 10-12 minutes remove the foil and the gel should lift away. If any gel remains on the nail soak for a further few minutes until all of the gel lifts away from the nail.

Does Glitterbels gel nail polish peel off?

Providing the nail plate has been prepared correctly, the gel has been fully cured and the correct application method has been followed, Glitterbels gel polish will bond to the nail plate for the recommended wear time.