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  • Shellac Hot Tips
    Achieve Long Lasting colour
    CND Shellac can last even longer than 14 days on healthy nails but you will start noticing a ?line of demarcation? as your nail grows away from the cuticle.
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    Can I remove my own CND Shellac?
    Ideally it would be better to have your Shellac removed by a CND professional to ensure it is removed in a safe and healthy way, however if you will struggle to get into a salon ask your nail stylist for CND Offly Fast to remove your Shellac mani from the comfort of your own home.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    Can I use a different Top Coat?
    VINYLUX Top Coat is both the final and the most crucial step in the Vinylux system to ensure week long wear; it contains innovative Pro-Light technology with photo initiators and becomes more durable with exposure to natural light.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    Does using SolarOil on a daily basis affect Vinylux wearability?
    When applied 2-3 times daily SolarOil will enhance wearability because it improves the health of the nail.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    How do I apply Vinylux?
    For best results cleanse the nail plate pre-application using CND Scrubfresh. Next thoroughly shake your desired Vinylux shade and apply two thin layers, ensuring you cover the nail tip. Apply one coat of Vinylux Weekly Top Coat, again ensuring you coat the nail tip to seal in the colour and achieve a long lasting finish. Wait only 8 « minutes until you?re ready to rock!
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    How do I ensure my nails last and stay healthy?
    Apply SolarOil 2-3 times daily to promote healthy nail growth and prevent hangnails and/or dry skin. For problematic cuticles look no further than CuticleEraser, with AHA this nourishing formula gently exfoliates and leaves nails looking (and feeling) amazing!
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    How do I know it?s the real Vinylux?
    When you have a revolutionary product like Vinylux, there are sure to be ?me-toos??products that claim to be the same, but are really using a lower quality product. It?s important for you, the consumer, to know how to spot the REAL Vinylux. Check our Salon Locator to find a salon in your area.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    How do I remove Vinylux?
    Vinylux is best removed with CND Offly Fast or regular acetone.
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    How do you know if you?re having a true CND shellac manicure?
    View our Salon Locator to see if your salon is a verified stockist. A True CND Shellac manicure will consist of nail preparation (using all CND products) the treatment should consist of no filing of the natural nail (other than the extension edge) and all products including the lamp should be CND.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    How does Vinylux differ from regular polish?
    Vinylux Weekly Polish System requires no base coat, and is completely dry in 8 « minutes, it contains innovative Pro-Light technology with photo initiators and becomes more durable with exposure to natural light which means the longer you wear it the stronger it gets, resulting in week long wear!
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    No Nail Damage
    Soaking nails in acetone and filing the nail surface can be damaging to nails. CND offer the safest removal on the market with their At-Home CND removal kit or with the removal system used by your salon. There is NO need for soaking in bowls of acetone and NO filing of the natural nail plate for application or removal. Be sure to add a little SolarOil into your daily routine to keep nails supple and healthy.
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    Professional Application, Professional Finish
    CND Shellac is the original and the market leading gel polish. Shellac is a professional only product that when applied following the CND system lasts 14+ days locate your nearest CND Salon on our Salon Locator.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    Should I use a base coat?
    A base coat is not required with Vinylux as it adheres to the nail plate however if you suffer from dry flaky or ridged nails you can use CND RidgeFX base coat to smooth and perfect the nail plate before applying Vinylux.
  • Vinylux Hot Tips
    Will it stain my nails?
    VINYLUX works best with a healthy nail plate, if you are concerned about staining because you have dry or flaky nails pair with CND RidgeFX to create a smooth polish-ready nail surface. Don?t forget to use SolarOil as well to improve the health of your nails!
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    Will soaps or perfume affect the wear time of CND Shellac?
    No, however for best results avoid using cleaning products without rubber gloves.
  • Shellac Hot Tips
    Zero Dry Time
    No more tiptoeing out of your salon appointment fearing smudges or chipping, put your socks on, reach into your bag to locate your keys all while enjoy a crystal like finish with zero dry time!

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