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Dior Gel Coat

What it is: A top coat that imparts the look of a gel manicure. What it does: Recreate the look of a gel manicure. Smoothed over with a brilliant lacquered effect, Dior Gel Coat makes nails appear stronger and thicker. While it extends the life of your manicure, it is simple to take off: just use nail polish remover when you’re ready for your next polish change!
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Questions & Answers for Dior Gel Coat

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How long does it take to dry?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
amdka
on Gel Coat
11 answers
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answer 1
About the same as any regular topcoat
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
essexgirl
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
It dried very quickly...I would say at least 5-7 mins. But remember your color has to be completely dried before you apply this gel coat. So your total time will depend on how long your color polish takes to dry.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
Lover4Makeup85
answer 3
An hour
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
jovobi
(New Jersey)
answer 4
If you want to be 100% sure, I'd say let it sit 15mins or so. I use drying spray from Sephora also, so that helps. You can run your nails under very cold water after about 5mins of polishing to help set it and speed it along. Hope this helps
answered 6 months ago
ncat28
(Munster, Indiana)
answer 5
It varies depending on how thick your coats are. I'd say anywhere between 5-15 minutes just to be safer.
answered 9 months ago
janinebt
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 6
If your base coat of polish is 100% dry, I'd say within a few minutes, i bumped mine 5 minutes out and it didn't mess up.
answered 10 months ago
Meagamoo
(Eastsound, WA)
answer 7
This top coat needs about 8 minutes to dry. Sit still and the results will be well worth the wait.
answered 11 months ago
shibabe
answer 8
2 min
answered 11 months ago
Sad123
answer 9
Super fast. I tried it on in the mall and a few minutes later after I walked around it was dry. I was not counting but if I had to guess I would say 5 minutes. My nails are short
answered 1 year ago
Cosmeticsjunkie
answer 10
It is not a quick-dry topcoat, but I didn't find it took super-long. I'd give it a good half-hour to be safe.
answered 1 year ago
followgashin
(Edmonton, AB)
answer 11
It took about five minutes to start drying because my nails are natural and very long, but I did try it on my toes and it took about two minutes.
answered 1 year ago
scanna1
(Portsmouth, Va)
Question
Apply over salon pedicure?
If I want to use this as my top coat with a pedicure, do I need to not have them put the regular topcoat on first and make sure the polish is 100% dry?
asked 8 months ago
Mandicakes
(New York, NY)
on Gel Coat
6 answers
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answer 1
You may if you are planning to cover your feet. If not, you dont need a second top coat. I find it does make the pedicure last much longer without the chips.
answered 3 days ago
cdanger23
(Boston, MA)
answer 2
Polish absolutely needs to dry or else it wont last long. In my opinion, you might want to give the nail therapist your top coat because layering on usually decreases the durability of a pedicure
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
evybub
answer 3
you can have them use a fast dry top coat and put this on or have them put on any top coat and put this on later that day or the next day. I've done it both ways and it works well either way.
answered 3 months, 4 weeks ago
francib
(Boynton Beach, FL)
answer 4
Yes
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
jovobi
answer 5
Use this to replace a top coat. It dries quickly. Give the nails a few minutes before applying, as the texture of this product is a bit heavier.
answered 7 months ago
bobbydior
(Wellington, Fla.)
answer 6
You don't need an additional top coat to this. Nails don't need to be completely dry, just not too wet.
answered 8 months ago
njmom09
(Bergen County, NJ)
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