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this vs dior gel one?
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gelshine™ Base Coat

gelshine™ Base Coat

What it is:A nail gel base coat.What it does:This ultra-smooth base coat provides a gentle foundation for Sephora by OPI gelshine™ applications. The enriched formula prevents staining of natural nails and promotes a long-lasting manicure or pedicure.What else you need to know:Use after nails are properly prepared according to Sephora by OPI gelshine™ instructions.
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA by OPI gelshine™ Base Coat

Is this base coat sticky/tacky after curing? Should you use the gel nail cleanser before applying color? Thank!
asked 3 years, 7 months ago
on gelshine™ Base Coat
2 answers
answer 1
Apply color directly over the cured base coat. Only use the cleanser on the cured top coat to finish the entire process.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
answer 2
I didn't and had great results.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
(Baton Rouge, LA)
Am I able to use a 36 watt UV lamp with this product? If so what are the recommended curing times.
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
(pembroke pines, FL)
on gelshine™ Base Coat
1 answer
answer 1
We recommend you use the suggested wattage only for best results.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
(San Francisco, CA)
Is this product buildable, or only meant for one coat?
I want to build strength and thickness, and I can't do it with the color, as I'm planning on using a semi-transparent french pink. Would it be better to apply several coats of base coat, then color and top coat, or instead do one base, then color, then several top coats? Has anyone tried it?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
(Golden Valley, MN)
on gelshine™ Base Coat
1 answer
answer 1
Hi, I did a pale pink french for my first time, using "bare to be different" gelshine color, and the base and top coat. I used 1 base coat, and 3 layers of gelshine color, and then 1 top coat. It worked perfectly.
Bare to be Different was very very light, almost clear, so that's the only reason why I used 3 coats, because I wanted that light light pink/nude sheer color to be slightly visable.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
(NY, NY)
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