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Gelac Instructional Video

Bow Effect-Pop Art Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Culture Shock, Polka Dot Purple, WAM!BAM!POW!
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply WAM!BAM!POW! to entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to create three triangles in lower left corner and one large triangle from nail base, three quarters down the nail using Polka Dot Purple.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 3

Step 3

Use Dotting Tool to create a triangle from right side of nail, slightly in Culture Shock.
Add a center dot and lines in the bow using Culture Shock.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 4

Step 4

Use Dotting Tool to create polka dots around the bow as a finishing touch using Culture Shock.
Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Cheetah Effect-Animal Print Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Just Black, Robin’s Egg, Paw Prints
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Robin’s Egg to the entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to add dots of Paw Prints onto random areas of the nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 3

Step 3

Use Dotting Tool to partially outline dots in Just Black.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Giraffe Effect-Animal Print Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Robin’s Egg, Paw Prints
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Robin’s Egg to the entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to create geometric shapes mimicking giraffe skin using Paw Prints.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 3

Step 3

Use Striper Brush to fill in geometric shapes using Paw Prints.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Lips & Stripe Effect-Pop Art Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Culture Shock, Polka Dot Purple, WAM!BAM!POW!
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Culture Shock to entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to create lips using WAM!BAM!POW! by drawing a wide “M” and “W” shape on top and bottom of each other.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 3

Step 3

Use striper brush to create vertical lines in Polka Dot Purple from nail bed to top of lips.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Polka Dot Effect-Pop Art Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Culture Shock, Polka Dot Purple, WAM!BAM!POW!
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply WAM!BAM!POW! to entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to create polka dots in diagonal lines using Polka Dot Purple.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Zebra Effect-Animal Print Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish – Just Black, Robin’s Egg, Paw Prints
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Robin’s Egg to half of the nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Apply Paw Prints to other half of the nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 3

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool or striping brush to create unperfected lines mimicking zebra stripes using Just Black.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Marble Effect-Gel Art Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish - Just White, Just Red, Just Blue, Just Yellow, Just Green
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Just White to the entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Using the 4 Gel Art colors, paint each color in diagonal line next to each other, from top left to bottom right of nail. Do not cure.

Step 3

Step 3

Drag the Dotting Tool back and forth from bottom left to top right of nail at a diagonal.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.
Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Snake Skin Effect-Gel Art Kit

Gel-Art Polish Step by Step

What you need:

  • Gel Art Polish - Just Black, Just White, Just Yellow
  • Gel Art Dotting Tool

Step 1

Step 1

Apply Just Black to the entire nail.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp.

Step 2

Step 2

Apply a very thin coat of Just White on top of Black. Do not cure.

Step 3

Step 3

Dip the Dotting Tool in Top Coat. Drop beads of Top Coat onto White. It will disperse the white polish, and you will see shadowing of black.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. This will give the look of snake skin, or bubbles.

Step 4

Step 4

Use Dotting Tool to add small dots of Just Yellow onto design.
Cure: 30 seconds in LED lamp or 2 minutes in UV lamp. Apply Top Coat to entire nail, Cure and Cleanse.

Apply Just Gel Polish

Get ready. Get set. Go with the Just Gel Polish Starter Kit. This handy Starter Kit arrives with all the essentials you need to start performing no-chip, long-lasting manicures and pedicures.

  • English English version
  • Spanish Version Español
  • French Version Français
  • Vietnamese Version Việt

Duration: 5 min.

Gelac Instructional Video

Get the must-have 14-day manicure! Gelac™, ibd's exclusive UV gel polish formula holds the secret to long-lasting shine. There's no chipping, no smudging, no kidding! When it's time to change colors, Gelac™ soaks off in just 10 minutes. It's that easy!

Duration: 5 min.

Dot Effect-Social Lights Collection

Nail Lacquer Step by Step

What you need:

  • ibd Nail Lacquer – Dockside Diva, Gala-vant, Full Blu-um, Polo Can U Go, Cashmere Cutie, Chic to Chic
  • ibd Dotting Tool
  • ibd Nail Lacquer Top Coat

Step 1

Step 1

Apply two coats of Dockside Diva to entire nail.

Step 2

Step 2

Use Dotting Tool to create dots along the right side of the nail down to the bottom center using Gala-vant.

Step 3

Step 3

Repeat Step 2, layering dots using Full Blu-um, Polo Can U Go, Cashmere Cutie and Chic to Chic along the right side of the nail down to the bottom center.

Step 4

Step 4

Apply ibd Nail Lacquer Top Coat to seal your design and add high gloss shine.

Gradient Effect-Social Lights Collection

Nail Lacquer Step by Step

What you need:

  • ibd Nail Lacquer – Chic to Chic, Cashmere Cutie, Full Blu-um, Carte Blanche
  • ibd Nail Wipe
  • Striping Tape
  • ibd Nail Lacquer Top Coat

Step 1

Step 1

Apply two coats of Carte Blanche to entire nail.

Step 2

Step 2

Cut Striping Tape into 1 inch strips and place 4 horizontally down the nail with equal spacing.

Step 3

Step 3

Use Striping Tape to place 3 strips diagonally across the nail with equal spacing.

Step 4

Step 4

Use Striping Tape to place 2 strips in the opposite diagonal direction across the nail with equal spacing.

Step 5

Step 5

Using Chic to Chic, Cashmere Cutie and Full Blu-um, paint 3 stripes on a nail wipe or sponge and dab the nail to create a gradient effect.

Step 6

Step 6

Remove Striping Tape in the opposite order of application to assure best results while lacquer is still wet.

Step 7

Step 7

Clean cuticle area using acetone and a brush. Apply ibd Nail Lacquer Top Coat to seal your design and add high gloss shine.