How to apply gel nail polish - step by step guide.

Applying gel nail polish can be a daunting task but it's much easier than it seems. We've put a step by step guide together to make applying gel polish as simple as possible.

Follow the steps below for perfect gel nail polish application.


Step by step guide.

how to apply gel polish step 1

1. Place gel nail polish in the centre of the nail - three quarters of the way towards the cuticle.


how to apply gel polish step 2

2. Push the gel polish towards the cuticle without touching the edges.


how to apply gel polish step 3

3. Pull polish down towards the tip of the nail.


how to apply gel polish step 4

4. Swoop polish towards the side without touching the skin.


how to apply gel polish step 5

5. Now pull the gel polish towards the tip of the nail.


how to apply gel polish step 6

6. Swoop the gel polish towards the other side without touching the edges.


how to apply gel polish step 7

7. Now pull the polish towards the tip - covering the full nail.


how to apply gel polish step 8

8. Run the brush along the tip edge, this is called capping and helps prevent chipping.