What is CND Shellac?

CND Shellac™ is the original and only power polish service, empowering you, the real woman with 14 days of superior, chip-free colour no matter what life brings you:

  • The original “power polish,” CND Shellac combines the ease of polish with incomparable high-gloss shine and extended 14-day wear.

  • ZERO dry time – means there’s no need to wait to grab your keys at the end of your service.

  • No nail damage, because there are no drills or nail surface filing required.

  • Easy on and easy off in just 10 minutes with safe, gentle CND Shellac Remover Wraps.

Improve your nails with an armour coat that says ‘see you in two weeks’.

FAQ's on Shellac

1Is the Shellac formula “3-Free”?

Yes. Shellac does not include Formaldehyde, Toluene or DBP (Dibutyl Phthalate).

2Is Shellac hypo-allergenic?

Yes, a low level of photo-initiators are utilized in Shellac. Photo-initiators can lead to sensitivity with some clients.

3Is there any odour to Shellac?

A slight odour may be noticeable upon application but not as strong as nail polish. After curing in the lamp, residual odour does not remain.

4Does Shellac removal damage the natural nail?

No. Shellac was developed and tested for years to perfect every aspect of the Shellac process, including removal.

5Will Shellac last longer than 14 days?

Yes, however you will notice a “line of demarcation” as your natural nail grows away from the cuticle. It is recommended that you adhere to a 14 day re-application appointment, as the adhesion will increase if worn past this point, making the removal process a little more lengthy.

6Will soaps or other personal grooming products affect the wearability of Shellac?

No. Shellac was developed and tested to withstand the rigours of daily wear.

7Are there any negative side effects of the frequency of removal with Shellac?

No, not as long as the system is being used correctly.

8Can Shellac be used over my enhancements (Liquid & Powder and Gel)?

Your Nail Professional can incorporate a Shellac service with both Liquid & Powder and Gel enhancement services.

9Can I remove my own Shellac?

No. To ensure the health of the natural nail, Shellac is a professional only service and only trained Nail Professionals should apply & remove Shellac.

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