Shellac Removal & Manicure Instructions

Items not in box that you will need to get:

  • Bowl for manicure big enough to put your hand
  • Dash of soap
  • A bit of olive oil or any oil that you may have.

Items in Shellac Removal & Manicure Box

  • Black File
  • Cut cotton quarters
  • Foil wraps
  • Square buffer
  • Wooden Stick
  • Cuticle cream
  • Lotion
  • Base Coat (depending on which box was purchased)

Gel Polish Removal


  1. Use the black file to break the surface of the gel polish. This will allow the acetone to penetrate for easy removal
  2. Soak, no drench, the cotton in acetone, and then tightly wrap with the foil strip. Repeat on all the nails.
  3. Leave the nails for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the foil and cotton pad.
  5. Use the wooden stick, to gently scrape the polish off. If it seems very difficult, place back cotton and foil and let soak for 10 more minutes.
  6. Use the buffer to gently buff the nails.
  7. Soak nails in some olive oil or oil of your choosing for a little love.


Steps for manicure.


  1. Get a bowl, big enough to soak one hand, put a little soap.
  2. File your nails to the shape that you like.
  3. Place cuticle cream on the base of the cuticles, place hand in a bowl and soak for 5 minutes.
  4. Use the wooden pusher to gently push back your cuticles.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 on the other hand.
  6. Buff nails gently with the buffer
  7. Cream with lotion.
  8. If you got the option with base coat. Apply base coat and then apply colour of your