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gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System


gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System

What it is:A customizable at-home gel manicure kit that offers expert performance and salon technology. What it does: Sephora by OPI gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System delivers optimal results with salon technology. This Sephora exclusive is fully loaded with all the necessary tools for the perfect at-home gel manicure, featuring the highest quality gel formula on the market, and one of fastest LED cures with the smartest removal system. With invincible wear for up to two weeks, zero chipping, zero dry time, and the highest shine available, the patented, unique, professional grade formula is sure to leave your nails ultra-glossy and perfectly pretty. This set contains: - 0.29 oz gelshine™ Base Coat - 0.29 oz gelshine™ Top Coat - gelshine™ LED Light - 25 x Nail Pads - 3 x Removal Nail Wraps- 2 oz Nail Cleanser - Buffing block- 2 oz Nail & Gel Colour Remover - 0.3 oz Brush-On Cuticle Oil - Cuticle pusher- 3 x gloves - Instructions
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA by OPI gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System

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colors
I am interested in this system but concerned about some of the comments regarding color variety- am I to understand that you can't just use any OPI polish and put the gel on top of it? I don't want to be limited to what colors I can use with it.
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
cristephora8
(Saint Louis, MO)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
You can use other brands, as long as it is a TRUE GEL POLISH .You can not use any opi or any regular nail color, it must be a brand of GEL NAIL POLISH and it will be fine. Just like at the salon,they have a universal light and have many brands of TRUE GEL POLISH to be used.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
1SultrySCENTNut
(GREAT LAKES REGION - OH)
answer 2
I've not used the system with non-gel colors; it's not designed like that. But I have purchased non-opi colors and used those with the light and top/base coats. They aren't as high quality but allow for more variety.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
bosoxgirl33
(Jacksonville, FL)
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Other brands
Love this system, but I am getting frustrated with the lack of color choices. Are there any other brands of polish compatible with this system?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
sephoragirl613
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, any brand of GEL POLISH will work with this set as long as you follow the instructions that come with the set/light. Just be sure the polish you are using is actual GEL NAIL POLISH ;)
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
1SultrySCENTNut
(GREAT LAKES REGION - OH)
answer 2
Check out Essie; OPI and Gelish they all have colors that work with the system. The CND is not the same. Just make sure to shake them well to mix. This makes the difference on all brands
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
jeysmom
(cleveland ohio)
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Every time I do my nails they look great but within a day or 2 they peel right off. What am I doing wrong?
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
laboe
(Long Island, NY)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Maybe you are applying too much on your nails. When I purchased the kit, the consultant told me to put very thin layers on the nails and it stayed for almost 2 weeks without chipping. If you prepare your nails correctly this kit is working great!
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
ledadademilie
(Quebec, Canada)
answer 2
Are you filing the surface of your nails with the pink block that comes in the kit? Doing this roughens up the nail surface and gives the polish something to stick to. If you are not doing this, your polish may be peeling off because the surface of your nail is too smooth.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Shyla09
Question
Filing of nail surface?
Is it necessary to file the nail surface prior to applying the gel?
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
plumblossom
(Denver, CO)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes! It really makes a difference when you file your nails. The gel polish is more likely to glide on easier and seal a lot better than without filing.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
spice310
(Brooklyn, NY)
answer 2
Yes. Filing the surface of the nail will give the polish something to stick to. If the surface of the nail is too smooth, the polish will peel off much more easily.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
Shyla09
Question
Can you use other gel polish brands with this kit?
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
chellers33
(Illinois)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes you can! I'm in Canada and used a $8 brand on my toes just to test and it worked just as well. The colour was too light (nothing to do with the quality just the colour itself) but nonetheless it worked just as well. The lady at a sally beauty supply told me I can use almost any brand such as gelish but over here it is $18 which is hardly less than sephoras brand and you can't go wrong with them!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
VictoriaCx
(Canada)
answer 2
Hi chellers33,

We recommend only using the Sephora by OPI line with this device. It is not designed to work with other gel nail polish lines.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
How long does the gel take to be removed?
Will the gel remover take a long time to remove the nail gel? Also. Will it make my nails weak? I have had experience where I get my gel taken off in a salon and it weakens my nails!
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
caitween
(SARASOTA! FL)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Takes about 20 minutes to remove. My nails are not at all weak after using it.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
Pharmgirl04
answer 2
I've found that it takes a solid 20 minutes to soak off - that's if you want it to completely peel off onto the wraps (better for your nails). I have always had really weak nails that tend to peel and break and this system has them longer and stronger by far!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
VictoriaCx
(Canada)
Question
regular nail polish
Can I use regular nail polish and then secure it with the gel?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
amberleadrake
(sandy, UT)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
I have done this by using the gel base coat curing, using regular nail polish and letting it dry COMPLETELY. ( and I mean for hours or even waiting until the next day) and then sealing with the gel topcoat. It works well with most nail polishes. IF the nail polish isn't TOTALLY DRY before you put the get top coat and cure, you will have a wrinkling effect as the gel polish cures and 'shrinks' the non gel polish underneath, ruining your manicure.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
mermadelove
(Paradise City, MA)
answer 2
nope, different chemical reaction in gel vs nail polish, the regular nail polish will make it impossible for the gel to cure
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
nauty
(Riverside, CA)
Question
Is the lamp dual voltage?
Will the lamp work well with 220V voltage?
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
dianacpw
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
On the adapter for the LED lamp, it says "input: AC 100-240V-0.3A 50-60Hz"
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
BallerinaSpine
(Ohio)
answer 2
I would NOT recommend using 220 volt with this LED light. Use/buy one specific for 220.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
ccolburn
(Huntingtown, MD)
Question
Pedicure / At-Home Gel Colour System
Has anyone tried the gel manicure kit on their toes? Does it work?
asked 2 years ago
Robin904
(Jacksonville, FL)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes this system is awesome!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
paig
answer 2
I use it on my toes just as I do my fingers. It turns out exactly the same on the toe nails as the finger nails. I love this product and hope to be able to use it for many more years to come!
answered 2 years ago
1SultrySCENTNut
(GREAT LAKES REGION - OH)
Question
Discontinued
I read recently that this kit/Polish will be discontinued. I really want to buy the kit, but not if I won't be able to purchase the polish in 2+ months. Can anyone tell me if the polish will be sold in the future?
asked 2 years ago
KaciT
(Jamestown,OH)
on gelshine™ At-Home Gel Colour System
2 answers
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answer 1
I use this set with the Sephora Gelshine polish...but also with the OPI brand gel polish. Works with any LED cured gel polish.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
misslela
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 2
This lamp and base+top coats work with all other gel polishes. Invest in the lamp and just buy gels colors elsewhere if they discontinue (which I hope they dont!!).
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
rfmb
(Richmond, VA)
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