How to Apply

How to Apply Polish Strips

How to Apply Polish Strips

Start with Clean, Dry Nails

Our nail strips work best when there's nothing between the adhesive and your nail surface. Use an alcohol wipe or soap and water. 


** If you have oily nail beds, I highly recommend a base coat for the strips to better adhere to. Orly Bonder is my recommended go to. 

Choose the right sized strip

This may be one of the few times in life where bigger is not better. Choose the strip that best fits your nail or is a little smaller. Strips will not adhere well to cuticles, skin, or small animals. 

Peel Plastic Layer and Remove Backing

First, remove the clear plastic layer off the top of the nail strip. Then, peel the nail strip off the backing. Don't do this in reverse, results will not be optimal.

Place Strip on Nail

Align the wrap close against your cuticle. Press down along the wrap toward the tip of your nail. Then, press down in the center out toward the sides. Think if it as a less complicated, lower stakes version of putting a clear cover on your iPhone.

File off the Excess

File in a downward motion. This will break off the excess, which you can then just pull off. If you have edges, continue to file down. 

**Apply a Top Coat

While these wraps are amazing, they are not super human. If you're generally very rough on your nails, you may want to consider a top coat to protect the longevity of your wraps. I recommend:

Orly Sec N Dry

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish Top Coat step #2

Essie Gel Setter Top Coat


*** Some top coats, especially quick dry coats, can cause shrinkage/whitening/damage to polish strips. Test top coat on a small section first. 

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How to Apply Self Adhesive Decals

How to Apply Self Adhesive Decals

Select a Design

Using tweezers remove the design from the backing. 

Place the Design

On a clean dry nail surface, place the design on your nail and rub it gently to secure it. 

Seal the decal

Use a topcoat to seal the decal in place. 

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How to Apply Waterslide Decals

How to Apply Waterslide Decals

Start with a light base

Decals are on transparent sheets and will not be as vibrant if they are not on a white/light background. 

Cut out the decal

Cut as close to the design as possible. 

Submerge in water

Leave the decal in water for 15-20 seconds. Larger decals may take longer. 

Slide the decal off the backing

You may want to use tweezers to remove it from the backing and apply it to your nails. 

Place it on your nail

Once it is placed, dab it with a towel and wait for it to dry. 

Seal the decal

Using a polish top coat or a clear coat of dip powder, seal the decal. 

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