GelColor Application

GelColor Application
  • Step by Step Instructions
  • Products & Tools Used
Before You Begin

Make sure to follow OPI’s GelColor Prep guidelines and steps!

Proper GelColor Application

Shake GelColor Base Coat vigorously for 1 minute to ensure product is fully dispersed.

Apply 1 thin coat evenly and cap the free edge

To properly prepped nails, apply 1 thin coat evenly without flooding the cuticle area. Cap the free edge.

Cure 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light

Cure 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light.

Shake OPI GelColor Cajun Shrimp for 1 minute

Shake GelColor shade of choice vigorously for 1 minute.

Apply 2 thin coats and be sure to cap the free edge

Apply 2 thin coats leaving a tiny margin around the cuticle area. Cap the free edge to prevent shrinkage.

Cure 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light

Cure each coat 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light.

Shake GelColor Top Coat vigorously for 1 minute

Shake GelColor Top Coat vigorously for 1 minute.

Cap the free edge to seal in GelColor

Apply 1 thin coat leaving a tiny margin around the cuticle area. Cap the free edge to seal in GelColor.

Cure 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light

Cure 30 seconds in the Dual Cure LED Light.

Remove gel residue with a Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99

Remove gel residue with a Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99.

Completed GelColor Application

Finished look.

pro only
GelColor Base Coat
$17.99
GelColor Base Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPI
pro only
Dual Cure LED Light
$359.80
pro only
Cajun Shrimp
$17.99
Cajun Shrimp - GelColor - OPI
pro only
GelColor Top Coat
$17.99
GelColor Top Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPI
pro only
Expert Touch Nail Wipes
$6.95
Expert Touch Nail Wipes - Salon Accessories - OPI
pro only
N.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution
$4.95
N.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution - Sanitation and Disinfection - OPI
Nail & Cuticle Oil
$9.95
Nail & Cuticle Oil - Hands & Feet - OPI