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Gel polish isn’t the enemy, a poor application and removal processes is!

Have you ever heard someone say, “I love gel polish because it lasts but it TOTALLY destroys my nails”?  Maybe you’ve even been the person to say that.  Listen, we get it.  Nail techs aren’t taught in school how to properly use gel polish, and because of that… many of them simply don’t know the right or wrong way.  Additionally, people are LAZY (yes, I said it) and even if the nail tech knows the correct way, she’s probably working in an assembly-line-type shop (you know, the ones I’ve described in previous posts) therefore she’s taking the easy way out and simultaneously damaging your nails! Yay! Just kidding. Gel polish has to be one of the most misunderstood products in the nail industry and today I’ll share the right way it should be applied, as well as debunk some other gel polish myths… like, did you know that Shellac is the same thing as gel polish?  

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