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Can I choose my own colour for the Gel Manicure?
Definitely! We boast an enviable spectrum of gel polish colours for you to choose from. Whether you want a classic red or an adventurous metallic, we have the perfect shade for you.
What is included in the Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment?
This treatment includes nail filing and shaping, buffing, application of a base coat, choice of gel colour, and finally a top coat, with curing under a UV or LED lamp after each coat.
Why do you use UV or LED lamp in the treatment?
UV or LED lamps are used to cure and harden the gel quickly, giving a lasting, glossy finish that won't chip or peel for weeks.
What is the purpose of the base coat in the Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment?
The base coat serves as a blank canvas for your chosen gel colour. It aids in the adherence of the gel colour and helps it stand out vibrantly.
Can this treatment help strengthen my natural nails?
Yes, the hardening process under the UV or LED lamp not only provides a long-lasting, high gloss finish but also adds an extra layer of protection and strength to your natural nails.
What finish can I expect from the Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment?
You can anticipate an impeccable, salon-grade glossy finish that persists in radiance for weeks, resistant to chipping and peeling.
Is there a wide selection of gel colours to choose from?
Absolutely! At Dream Nails, we offer a wide spectrum of high-quality gel colours for you to choose from, allowing you to find something that perfectly suits your style and mood.
How is the gel colour applied?
Our skilled nail technicians apply the gel colour with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring a perfect and uniform finish.
Will frequent hand washing affect the longevity of the gel colour?
Not at all. The UV or LED cured gel colour is designed to withstand routine hand-washing and daily chores without losing its gloss or steadfastness.
What is the benefit of choosing the Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment over traditional nail polish?
Our Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment delivers a superior finish that is long lasting, highly glossy, and resilient to chipping and peeling. Traditional nail polish often requires more frequent touch-ups or retouching.
Is the Gel Manicure & Pedicure with Gel Colour treatment safe for all types of nails?
Yes, the treatment is gentle and safe for all types of nails. However, prior consultation may be advised for nails with specific concerns to ensure optimum results.
What is unique about the One Nail Gel treatment?
Our One Nail Gel treatment allows you to express your unique style by making a statement with just one nail. This comes with a choice from our range of high-quality gel polishes and ensured long-lasting glossiness that doesn't peel or chip.
What does the One Nail Gel treatment process entail?
The process begins with you picking a colour from our gel polish range. A nail technician then preps your chosen nail before applying the gel. The application is cured under LED light to lock in the colour and the process is repeated until the desired colour intensity is achieved.
Can I choose the nail for the One Nail Gel treatment?
Absolutely, you're free to choose which nail you'd like the One Nail Gel treatment applied to. Our nail technicians will work with you to deliver your desired look.
How long does the One Nail Gel treatment last?
Our One Nail Gel treatment is designed to last for at least two weeks without peeling or chipping. This durability allows you to enjoy your unique style for longer without worry about constant touch-ups.
What if I want a change of colour before two weeks?
While our One Nail Gel is meant to last, it can be professionally removed at our salon if you would like a change before the two-week mark. Your nail health and satisfaction is our priority.
Do I need to prepare my nails before the One Nail Gel treatment?
There's no specific preparation needed on your part. Our experienced nail technicians will prep your chosen nail at the salon for optimal adhesion of the One Nail Gel polish.
Is the gel polish used for the One Nail Gel treatment safe?
Yes, the gel polishes we use for our One Nail Gel treatment are high-quality and safe. They are designed for lasting wear without causing damage to your natural nail.
Can the One Nail Gel treatment be applied over artificial nails?
Yes, our One Nail Gel treatment can be applied over both natural and artificial nails. This way, you can enjoy the lasting gloss and unique style it offers, irrespective of your nail type.
What does curing under LED light mean?
Curing under LED light involves exposing the applied gel polish to a certain type of light. This process helps to harden and set the gel, locking in the colour and ensuring its durability.
Is the One Nail Gel treatment suitable for all skin tones?
Indeed, our One Nail Gel treatment works well for all skin tones. With an extensive range of gel polish colours to choose from, you can select one that best complements your skin tone.
What is special about the OPI Gel French Manicure?
The OPI Gel French Manicure combines the classic elegance of a French Manicure with the durability and gloss of a gel treatment. It gives you long-lasting, shiny and sleek nails with extra protection against chips, breaks or peels.
How long does the glossy finish of the OPI Gel French Manicure last?
The shiny, glossy finish of the OPI Gel French Manicure lasts up to three weeks without any need for touch-ups.
Is the OPI Gel French Manicure good for my nail health?
Yes, absolutely. The gel polish used in the treatment provides extra layers of protection for your nails, preventing chips, breaks or peels and helping to preserve the health of your nails.
What is the process of the OPI Gel French Manicure?
The treatment starts with professional nail cleaning and cuticle care, then your nails are shaped and a base coat is applied. The OPI gel colour is then applied, followed by curing under a UV lamp. This is done twice before a shiny top coat is applied.
Can I choose a different colour for my OPI Gel French Manicure?
Our standard OPI Gel French Manicure comes with a well-defined and elegant white tip that's characteristic of a French manicure. However, please talk to our technicians about your preferences, and we will do our best to cater for your needs.
Does the UV lamp used in the OPI Gel French Manicure cause any harm?
UV lamps used in nail salons like ours are safe and regulated. They're a critical part of the gel manicure process as they cure the polish, enabling it to harden and last longer.
Does the OPI Gel French Manicure chip or peel?
The gel polish used in the OPI Gel French Manicure is designed to resist chipping and peeling. The treatment provides extra layers of protection, giving you a durable and long-lasting manicure.
Is the OPI Gel French Manicure suitable for all nail types?
The OPI Gel French Manicure is a versatile treatment that can be applied to all nail types. If you have specific concerns or conditions, please consult with our technicians before the treatment.
Can I have an OPI Gel French Manicure if my nails are weak or damaged?
While the OPI Gel French Manicure is designed to add a protective layer, if your nails are considerably weak or damaged, we recommend letting them recover fully before undergoing any manicure treatment.
Is the OPI Gel French Manicure suitable for routine nail care?
Yes, the OPI Gel French Manicure is ideal for routine nail care. It combines the sophistication of a French Manicure, strength of a gel treatment and care of your nails for a practical and stylish solution.
What is the process of OPI Gel French on Toes treatment?
Our specialists begin by preparing your toes, cleaning and shaping the nails. A base coat is applied, followed by a pink or nude base shade of your choice. The French pedicure ‘smile line’ is created using an ultra-bright white gel. Finally, we finish with an OPI gel top coat. Each coat is cured under a UV light ensuring a durable finish.
What is the end result of this treatment?
The OPI Gel French on Toes treatment produces a high-gloss French pedicure that retains its lustre for weeks. Your toes will be ready to dazzle in any footwear. The treatment offers the longevity our clients love, protecting against chips and smudges from daily wear for weeks.
How long does the high-gloss finish last?
Our OPI Gel French on Toes treatment's high-gloss finish lasts for weeks, maintaining its lustre. You won't have to worry about chips or smudges as this treatment is designed to endure daily routine and wear.
What is the ‘smile line’ in a French pedicure?
The ‘smile line’ is a distinctive feature of a French pedicure. It's created using an ultra-bright white gel on the tips of your toes in the shape of a natural nail growth curve, enhancing the nail's elegance.
Nude or pink base, are these my only options for the French On Toes?
Yes, traditionally, a French pedicure uses a pink or nude base shade. This contrasts brilliantly with the white tips, creating a classic and timeless appeal. However, we are happy to discuss any other preferences you might have.
What does the UV light process do?
The UV light cures each gel layer, bonding it to your real nail. This creates a long-lasting, chip-resistant polish. The UV light is essential in achieving a superior, very hard-wearing finish.
Does the UV light have any harmful effects?
The UV light used in gel nail treatments is safe and our specialists ensure your skin is minimally exposed during your treatment. Still, we recommend using a broad spectrum sunblock on your hands and feet if you frequently get gel nails.
Is the OPI Gel French on Toes treatment suitable for all types of nails?
Yes, the OPI Gel French on Toes treatment is suitable for most nail types. However, if you have very thin, brittle, or damaged nails, we recommend speaking with one of our technicians first to determine the best course of action.
Why choose OPI Gel for a French pedicure?
OPI is a world-renowned brand used by professionals for its superior quality and durability. When paired with the timeless French pedicure style, it offers a finish that is both long-lasting and incredibly glossy, ideal for weeks of wear.
How do I maintain my nails after the OPI Gel French on Toes treatment?
We recommend applying a cuticle oil daily to keep your nails hydrated. Avoid picking or peeling the gel as this may damage your nails. When the gel begins to grow out, we advise returning to the salon for a professional removal to maintain nail health.
What is the OPI Gel Manicure?
The OPI Gel Manicure is a two-step process involving the application of a protective base coat and a quality OPI gel colour. It's cured with an LED light to lock in the colour and finished with a glossy top coat. This results in an instantly dry, chip-resistant manicure that lasts up to two weeks.
How does the LED light contribute to the OPI Gel Manicure process?
Using an LED light in the process cures each layer of gel, locking in the colour. This deepens the colour richness and promotes the durability of your manicure, keeping it chip-free and vibrant for up to two weeks.
Will the OPI Gel Manicure damage my nails?
Our OPI Gel Manicure is designed to promote nail health. The base coat applied at the start of the treatment protects your natural nails. However, proper removal is also crucial to avoid damage, so we recommend having it professionally removed at our salon.
Is the OPI Gel Manicure process long?
The OPI Gel Manicure is meticulously applied to ensure quality and durability. While it may be slightly lengthier than a traditional manicure, considering it's chip-resistant and maintains its vibrance for up to two weeks, it's worthwhile the extra time taken.
Do I need to maintain the OPI Gel Manicure in any way?
The OPI Gel Manicure is formulated to require minimal upkeep. However, good hand hygiene and moisturising your hands regularly will always help extend the life of your manicure.
What is the finish of the OPI Gel Manicure?
The OPI Gel Manicure concludes with a glossy top coat. This enhances the vibrancy of your selected gel colour and provides a brilliant, salon-like finish.
Can I choose any colour with the OPI Gel Manicure?
Absolutely! One of the unique features of OPI gel colours is their richness and depth. You can choose from our wide range of premium OPI gel colours to suit your style.
How is the OPI Gel Manicure removed?
The OPI Gel Manicure should be professionally removed to avoid damaging your natural nails. At our salon, we offer a safe and gentle removal process to ensure nail health.
Can I get the OPI Gel Manicure if my nails are very short?
Yes, the OPI Gel Manicure can be applied to nails of any length. The protective base coat and quality gel formula can be applied to even short nails, providing a polished look.
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