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DipGel Color Application

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A step by step process on how to DIY dip powder nails at home using the gel method with DipGel. Get the same salon-perfect results with twice the shine and minimal buffing.
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Step 1
  • Apply a coat of Gel Prep to all nails. Allow 1 minute for nails to dry.

PRO TIP: Gel Prep should remain tacky on the nails.

Step 2
  • Apply a thin coat of Gel Base to all nails (excluding thumbs).
  • Cure under light for 45 seconds.
  • Repeat Steps 2a-2b for both thumbs.
Step 3
  • Apply another thin coat of Gel Base to all nails (excluding thumbs).
  • Dip painted fingers at a 45 degree angle into color powder of choice. Tap off excess powder.
  • Cure under light for 45 or 60 seconds.
Step 4
  • Use a fluffy brush to remove excess powder.
  • Repeat steps 3a-4a for both thumbs.
  • Repeat steps 3a-4b for a second layer and more coverage.

PRO TIP: Don’t forget to wipe the gel brush with a paper towel before placing it back into the bottle!

Step 5
  • If needed, file and shape nails.

PRO TIP: Use a fine grit buffer to buff/smooth the surface of nails.

Step 6
  • Dust off filing debris with a fluffy brush.
  • Wipe nails with a lint- free wipe saturated in alcohol. Allow 1 minute for nails to fully dry.
Step 7
  • Apply a thin coat of Gel Top to all nails, excluding thumbs. Be sure to cap the free edge!
  • Cure under light for 45 seconds.

PRO TIP: Don’t forget to wipe the gel brush with a paper towel before placing it back into the bottle!

Step 8
  • Repeat steps 7a-7b for both thumbs.
  • Enjoy your gel dipped mani!

PRO TIP: No need to wipe nails with alcohol as Gel Top is non-tacky when cured.