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Gelish Gel Polish Application & Removal Instructions, and Helpful Hints!

Gelish Application Instructions

Gelish Instructions 1

Gelish Instructions 2

  1. Sanitize the nails and your clients hands.
  2. Push back the cuticle and clean the surrounding nail plate.
  3. Shape the natural nail using your Hand & Nail Harmony file of choice     (recommended:  Hand & Nail Harmony Wooden File)
  4. Gently remove the shine using the  Hand & Nail Harmony 100/180 Buffer.
  5. Remove the dust and Wipe the nail with Hand & Nail Harmony Cleanser using a lint free wipe.
  6. Apply Hand & Nail Harmony PH Bond to the nail plate.
  7. Apply GELISH FOUNDATION GEL - in a thin application and seal the edges of the nail.
  8. Place hand in the LED 6G or LED 9G Light for 10 seconds or UV Light for 1 minute.
  9. Apply GELISH SOAK OFF GEL POLISH of Choice - in a thin application from cuticle to free edge.  Be sure to seal the edges of the nail.
  10. Place hand in the LED 6G or LED 9G Light for 20 - 30 seconds (10 seconds for light colors) or a UV Light for 2 minute for lighter colors or 3 minutes for darker colors.
  11. Apply GELISH TOP IT OFF GEL SEALER from cuticle to free edge using a thin light application.
  12. Place hand in LED 6G or LED 9G Light for 30 seconds or UV Light for 3 minutes.
  13. Wipe off the tacky surface with HAND & NAIL HARMONY CLEANSER.
  14. Apply HAND & NAIL HARMONY NOURISH cuticle oil to the skin surrounding the nail.

Gelish Gel Polish Soak Removal Instructions

  1. Use Hand & Nail Harmony 180 Grit File, gently file the surface of the GELISH to break the seal and remove shine.
  2. Place a cotton saturated with HAND & NAIL HARMONY SOAK OFF GEL REMOVER over nail.
  3. Wrap in foil for 10 minutes. Gently remove gel with orange wood stick.
  4. Use Hand & Nail Harmony 220/280 Buffer, lightly buff surface of nail.
  5. Apply Hand & Nail Nourish cuticle oil.
    NOTE:  If you have done fill maintenance on the nails, the removal time may be longer.

Helpful Maintenance Tips

  1. Sanitize the nails and your clients hands.
  2. Push back the cuticle and clean the surrounding nail plate.
  3. Using a 180 GRIT HAND & NAIL HARMONY FILE, lightly file over the entire nail to remove the shine and blend the Gelish to the natural nail.
  4. On the natural nail gently buff using the HAND & NAIL HARMONY 100/180 GRIT. 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 Hand & Nail Harmony Cleanser using a lint free wipe.
  6. Apply Hand & Nail Harmony PH Bond to the nail plate.
  7. Apply GELISH FOUNDATION GEL over the entire surface of the nail, be sure to seal the edges.
  8. Place hand in LED Light for 10 seconds or UV Light for 1 minute.
    NOTE: if you have applied GELISH STRUCTURE GEL to the nail, please apply at this time.
  9. Apply GELISH SOAK OFF GEL POLISH of choice over the entire nail surface.
  10. Place hand in the LED 9G Light for 30 seconds (20 seconds for light colors) or an UV Light for 2 minutes (1 minute for lighter colors).
  11. For darker coverage, repeat Step 9 & 10.
  12. Apply GELISH TOP IT OFF GEL SEALER from cuticle to free edge using a thin light application.
  13. Place hand in LED Light for 20 seconds or UV Light for 2 minutes.
  14. Wipe off the tacky service with HAND & NAIL HARMONY CLEANSER.
  15. Apply HAND & NAIL HARMONY NOURISH cuticle oil to the skin surrounding the nail.