My Cart

Close

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS & KITS OF $35+ | PLEASE ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS YOUR ORDER

  • How To Apply a Color Mani
    Does your nail polish ever chip when you're doing absolutely nothing? Yeah, same. Welp, we're here to show you the way to super gorgeous, super long-lasting nails with DipWell Nail Powder. Here's how you can ditch plain old polish for ultra glossy gel-like nails, but like without the light.
    Here, we're featuring color powder CL9.
    Starting Pro Tips: Powders may settle or become dense sitting overtime & can create uneven dipping results. For seamless dipping, loosen powders by shaking jars while closed or stir with a clean utensil prior to use.

    Step 1: Prep nails to ensure adhesion & long-lasting wear
    Step 1a: Push back cuticles
    Step 1b: Shape & buff nails
    Step 1c: Sanitize hands & nails thoroughly

    Step 2: Apply a coat of Bonder to all fingernails

    Step 3: Apply a thin coat of Base to the entire nail surface, stroking out towards the tip of the nail

    -Avoid getting the product onto cuticles
    -Powder will pick up wherever Base is applied

    Step 4: Quickly dip the nail at a 45-degree angle into the choice of acrylic color powder coating the entire nail bed

    Step 5a: Hold finger straight down & tap gently to rid of any loose color dipping powder

    Step 5b: Hold finger straight down & use a clean brush to *lightly* remove excess powder from around the nail plate & nail surface

    Step 6: Repeat steps 3-5b for more coverage

    Step 7: Apply another thin coat of Base to the entire nail surface

    -Avoid getting the product on cuticles
    -Product will pick up wherever Base is applied

    Step 8a: Quickly dip the entire nail surface into Base & Finish Essential Acrylic Powder, sealing all layers of powder

    Step 8b: Hold finger straight down & use a clean brush to lightly remove excess powder from around the nail plate & nail surface

    Step 9: Apply a coat of Activator to harden the blend of powder & liquid

    -Allow 3-5 minutes for Activator to dry completely

    Step 10a: When the blend of powder & liquid has hardened, file nails to the desired shape

    Step 10b: Use a drill or coarse grit buffer to even out the preferred thickness of the nails

    Step 10c: Use a 240 grit buffer to smooth the nail surface

    Step 11: Wash hands & nails thoroughly or use a lint-free cloth to wipe the nail surface with alcohol.

    -Be sure to wipe every crevice of the nail

    Step 12: Apply another coat of Activator

    -Allow 3-5 minutes for Activator to dry completely

    Step 13a. Apply a coat of Sealer in quick thin strokes.

    -Allow 3 minutes for nails to dry

    Step 13b. Apply a second coat of Sealer
    -Allow 3 minutes for nails to dry completely

    Voila! Now you're ready to take on the world with fabulous nails.

    Product Aftercare Pro Tips: To extend product life, be sure to clean the neck & rim of bottles with alcohol immediately after dipping a full set of nails. Tighten caps & store in a cool environment away from heat & direct sunlight. Without proper care, Step 2 Base and Step 4 Sealer may become difficult to open. Brushes may harden or pick up color powder during application. Simply switch them between Brush Softener for easy cleaning & workability.
    Thank you for reading our 'How-to'! Now that you're ready to start using color dipping, here's a promo code for 10% off to get you started!
    - COLORDIP0519 - Exclusions Apply | Not Valid on Kits