This manicure treatment promises smudge-proof nail color that can last for weeks without chipping.
You could potentially leave it on for a month and you would only need to change the polish when new growth starts showing. Healthy nail growth will typically begin to show after about 14 days.
Shellac offers a more nail-friendly solution by taking gel to the next level; no sculpting or filing, just thin coats of polish on your natural nail, with a brief time for curing under a UV lamp between every coat.
The other ‘Gels’ out there sometimes receive low marks from many consumers because of the potential nail damage that can result from soaking nails and fingers in strong acetone, and abrasive filing to remove the gel residue. Shellac doesn’t do this.