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nails inc. Gel Effect Polish

What it is:A polish that delivers a plumping gel effect for glossy, salon-quality nails. What it does: This polish provides a high-shine, superglossy finish without the need of a UV lamp or professional removal process. Gel Effect polish contains the same plumping technology as a salon gel manicure and lets you create the same look at home with ease. Formulated with revolutionary plasticiser technology, Gel Effect polish creates a gloss like you have never experienced before with standard nail polish. What else you need to know: The gel polish formulation contains a very high level of solid pigment to create flawless application with no streaking or dragging. The gel formula glides on effortlessly and the extra wide brush ensures easy application.
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Questions & Answers for nails inc. Gel Effect Polish

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How long does it last on nails and how do you remove it?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
4486
(Pacifica, CA)
on Gel Effect Polish
11 answers
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answer 1
With a gel top coat, I haven't noticed any chipping for five days now. Use any regular nail polish remover to clean nails.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
treatyoself92
(Manhattan, NY)
answer 2
It only lasted a couple days for me before I noticed chipping. It comes off easily with basic nail polish remover.
answered 9 months ago
maldoror27
(Winnipeg, MB)
answer 3
For me, it lasted until my nails grew out and needed to be repainted. Also, removes with regular polish remover.
answered 10 months ago
ea0723
(Singapore, Singapore and Park City, Utah)
answer 4
Regular polish remover. It didn't last a day on me without big chips.
answered 10 months ago
bellydancer1
(Dallas, TX)
answer 5
It chips away so quickly you don't even have to worry about removing it!! I do not recommend.
answered 10 months ago
AnnaBows
(Melbourne, Australia)
answer 6
It lasted about 5 days and came off easily with regular nail polish remover
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
cashgrl
(Memphis, TN)
answer 7
if you do not work with your hands much I would say two weeks. I am a florist and it took about a week to see honest wear and tear on my manicure
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
dumbbunie
(Santa Barbara, ca)
answer 8
It seems to last just as long as regular nail polish, for me, depending on what activities you put your nails through. If I'm on vacation and not doing much other than normal activities of daily living, then the polish can last for up to 1 week. If I'm at work, typing, doing dishes, cleaning the house, washing my hands a lot, then the polish will last 2-3 days. Remove the polish using regular nail polish remover (acetone based or non-acetone based).
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
merrymyelin
(Chicago, IL)
answer 9
Lasted a few days. Nothing longer than your average polish:( I used regular polish remover and it comes right off. I think it's more of a gel "effect" rather than an actual gel formula.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
nicole32
(Allentown, PA)
answer 10
I get close to two weeks. That's using two coats and NO base & top coats. It comes off very easily with regular nail polish remover.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
alaney
(Abington, MA)
answer 11
The product does come off very easily. I tried it at the store and at home I took it off with the other samples with my 100% acetone remover no problem. I have the Sephora gel kit and I have to let that stuff soak and soak (15 minutes) in order to get it off. I did not find that it was super high quality. I put on one coat and it REALLY needed a second one, but I did not do another one.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
MsAnitaGroves
(Milwaukee, WI)
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Does it dry immediately like with the UV lamp so you can go about your day faster w/out worrying about chipping or smudging?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
Marnificent
(Boston, MA)
on Gel Effect Polish
11 answers
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answer 1
Dries fast, and is hard to chip!!!!
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
ItaliaDiva
(Bridgewater, NJ)
answer 2
It dries the same way regular nail polish dries and it chipped the same day for me...
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
JKD20
(Chicago, il)
answer 3
I use the 45 second caviar topcoat that dries super fast.
answered 6 months ago
jodyo77
(Silverdale,WA)
answer 4
No, it does not dry immediately. In fact, it stayed soft for several hours.
answered 7 months ago
Kelley
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 5
No, dries like a regular polish.
answered 10 months ago
ea0723
(Singapore, Singapore and Park City, Utah)
answer 6
It doesn't require a lamp, and it is quite fast drying however it chips really easily - No matter how long you give it to dry. I do not recommend.
answered 10 months ago
AnnaBows
(Melbourne, Australia)
answer 7
It's only gel EFFECT so there is no need for a UV lamp
answered 11 months ago
anfortin
(Gatineau, Quebec)
answer 8
No it does not dry immediately and does work better if each coat dries for at least 5 minutes.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
cashgrl
(Memphis, TN)
answer 9
My nail lady did my nails, and I am notorious for having her re-do them five mins after she is finished. She used a top coat and I swear after three coats I was good to go in about 5
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
dumbbunie
(Santa Barbara, ca)
answer 10
It relatively quickly becomes dries to the touch, but is still overall not completely cured or set. Meaning, that if you bump your nail against something, you can still scratch through the polish or "dent" it.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
merrymyelin
(Chicago, IL)
answer 11
No... this polish does not dry immediately like the UV polish. I thought it dried pretty much the same as your average polish... which is pretty good because it does seem to give your nails a very smooth, gel like finish (ie... no ridges on unbuffed nails).
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
naugh
(Orchard Park, NY)
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Removing?
Does regular nail polish remove this gel effect polish or is something special needed? Thanks!
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
JKD20
(Chicago, il)
on Gel Effect Polish
3 answers
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answer 1
Regular polish remover does the job.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
ItaliaDiva
(Bridgewater, NJ)
answer 2
Regular polish remover works great on these.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Ikon
(Toronto, Ontario)
answer 3
regular nail polish remover
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
prettyflower
(Antioch, ca)
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Made without chemicals, such as Toulene, Formaldehyde, Dibutyl phthalate & Paraben?
I was looking to purchase this nail polish, but noticed it did not state if it was without chemicals. This concerns me.
asked 2 months, 1 week ago
makeupadditct
(Portland, OR)
on Gel Effect Polish
1 answer
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answer 1
This is the best nail polish I've ever used, as far as shiny finish and long lasting goes. But to expect any nail polish to have "no chemicals" is kind of nuts -- nail polish IS chemicals. This one has less harmful ones than most.
But you're not going to find any without any chemicals -- that could not exist. I don't think this one has any formaldehyde however. For a certain answer to this, you need to contact an expert, not just other customers (that's who these questions are sent to.)
answered 2 months ago
skypillar
(New York, NY)
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When are those new colors going to be available?
I see they added new colors, but they say they are not in stock. I checked the "Find in store" and it said that some of the new colors were in stock at my local Sephora. When I went to the store to check, they weren't there, at least not on display. When will these new colors actually be available?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
Anonymous
on Gel Effect Polish
0 answers
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