Got My Nails Gel Polished for the First Time At Nailaholics!

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Three weeks of glossy shine chip-free nail polish? Yes, please! 

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Nailaholics Nail Salon & Spa, the country’s leading nail salon chain, recently got a big upgrade by deciding to use only Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish for all its gel manicure services, including gel manicure, pedicure and extensions. While relatively new to the country, Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish is considered internationally as the number one gel polish brand. In fact, it is the preferred brand by most of Hollywood’s most esteemed nail technicians, including those who do the nails of Adele, Lady Gaga and Khloe Kardashian.

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As a first time visitor at Nailaholics with zero experience of having gel nail polish, I was very excited during my visit. Read on as I take you with me in this nail experience!

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First impression always last and as you guys know I love the beach and that is exactly what I felt the moment I stepped inside the salon. After I did a quick registration at the counter, I was then escorted to the couches and they even let me choose to which area I am comfortable to stay to have my nails done.

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They soaked my feet with some water (not exactly sure if there was a special formula in it to warm up my cuticles or something) and then wrapped it with a towel. They also did the same with my hands.

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Now to start with my Manicure.

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Of course, cleaning of nails and cuticles was done like the usual. I heard Nailaholics’ nail technicians are some of the best in the industry and I couldn’t agree more! They made sure they provide a clean and relaxing time to each and every customer they have.

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After cleaning of nails, they made sure to dehydrate my nails with the use of this Gelish® Mini pH Bond Dehydrator. This is also used as a base of my gel nail polish.

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Time to seal it using a LED gel light. Unlike other gel polish brands that take one to two minutes to cure, Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish in only 30 seconds with standard UV lamp and even less when used with its 18G LED lamp, which uses 3rd generation LED Gel Light. No more waiting for two to four hours just to get your nails done.

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..and tadaaaa! My manicure is done. So shiny I love it!

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On to my pedicure. I didn’t expect it but Ms. Cheng did a quick foot massage after cleaning my nails. Nice!

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Same process with my manicure. Did you know that Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish is free from three harmful chemicals that are usually found in most gel polish brands? That includes: Dibutyl Phthalate, a material linked to cancer, increased risk of diabetes in women, nausea, reproductive issues and birth defects; Formaldehyde, which is known to cause lung and nasal cancer, trigger allergic reactions, and breathing problems, and; Mythelene Glycol, which can cause bronchitis, certain types of cancers, breathing problems and allergies.

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Among with over 200 shades of this Gelish brand, I chose ‘Rule the Runway’ on my hands and ‘Looking for a Wingman’ on my feet as part of their fall collection. With all these nail color selections, Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish and its sister, Morgan Taylor (which has matching colors with Gelish®), allow you to freely express yourself and stay on trend at the same time.

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What I love about having gel nail polish is that it is very long lasting and no other gel brand in the market today has the ability to provide anyone with beautifully vibrant chip and peel-free nails for up to 21 days. Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish’s unique formula does this without staining or damaging the nails.

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Photo on the left is what my nails looked like a week after I had it done and on the right is on its 3rd week! Having gel nail polish is perfect for people on the go that doesn’t have enough time to squeeze in time to visit the salon every week. It will not only save you time but money as well!

Although it will last you weeks, one major problem of getting gel polish is that, when the time comes to take it off, it leaves your nails looking dead and dry. That is not the case with Gelish® Soak-Off Gel Polish. This brand gives users the ability to remove their gel polish faster. How fast? 10 minutes or less, fast. Gelish®’s nail polish remover is also guaranteed safe!

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I thank Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa for such an amazing time. I got to visit them again just a few days ago at their Ayala Center Cebu branch and availed the package they have that includes a foot massage and scrub. Always a relaxing time with them!

Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa is located at Ayala Center Cebu, Sm City Cebu and Sm Seaside City Cebu. You may check their Facebook page or Instagram for more of their latest updates and promotion!

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