What is Shellac Nails?

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One of Shellac Nails’ most fitting descriptions has been the recent “Super Polish” title. As the world’s first “Super Polish” shellac nails has a lot to live up to.

What is Shellac Nails?

what is shellac nails

Shellac is a nail product that lasts for at least 14 days without chipping, scratching, or smudging. Lasting 14 days is an accomplishment all by itself but shellac does even more. Many women have noticed that their nails are stronger and healthier after using shellac. Not only does it not damage your nail but it improves your nails health.

What Are The Steps To The Shellac Nails Application Process?

  1. 1 thin layer of shellac base coat
  2. 10 seconds of curing in a uv lamp
  3. 1 thin layer of shellac color coat
  4. 2 minutes of curing in a uv lamp
  5. 2nd layer of shellac color coat
  6. 2 minutes of curing in a uv lamp
  7. 1 thin layer of shellac top coat
  8. 2 final minutes of curing in a uv lamp
  9. wipe nails done with 99% isopropyl alcohol
  10. Apply solar oil to nails

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7 Responses to What is Shellac Nails?

  1. Shante on February 6, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    Why do you have to take it off your fingers if you get it on there before you cure

    • polishpedia
      polishpedia on March 8, 2013 at 1:39 pm

      Because if it cures with it on your fingers it can cause early lifting.

      ~Jocelyn (Nail Artist @ Polishpedia)

  2. Jenny Unger on January 3, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    I just watched the shellac video. Is the uv light bad for your skin? Aren’t uv rays what cause sunburn?

    • polishpedia
      polishpedia on January 4, 2013 at 11:51 am

      Hi Jenny,

      We are so happy to have you on the site and are ready to answer your question. The UV light in a lamp is not bad for your skin. We have written an article about this and included facts given by Doug Schoon: Chief Scientist Advisor For CND.

      You can find this article by typing in “Harmful UV Light Myth: Proven Wrong” into the search bar at the top right of the website. Here is the url as well -http://polishpedia.com/harmful-uv-light-myth-proven-wrong.html

      I hope this helps. Have a wonderful day and we invite you to keep coming back to our site for info about nails and nail products and especially if you are interested in nail art!

      ~Jocelyn (Nail Artist @ Polishpedia)

      • ha on February 23, 2013 at 9:49 pm

        yea right! UV not harmful? hmmm.

        • For Real? on May 27, 2013 at 10:05 am

          A shellac treatment has the same UV effect on the skin as walking through a park for 15 mins on a cloudy day……

          you can always apply suncream to the clients hands if they think this is harmful…

        • Adri on June 23, 2013 at 4:31 pm

          Yes that is for real – it is not harmful at all and it was proven numerous times under supervision of reputable scientists. This “harmful” claim is SOOOO boring really!!

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