Candy Stripes Christmas Gel Polish Manicure

Candy Stripes Christmas Gel Polish Manicure

Affiliate Links I have another Christmas gel polish manicure to show you today. Unfortunately I don’t have any good pictures of it, I just have the one picture. But, it was too good not to share so please just bear with me on the bad quality. Here it is. I was going for an abstract… Read More

Robart Paint Shaker Review for Gel Polish

Robart Paint Shaker Review for Gel Polish

Affiliate Links The Robart paint shaker is my newest gel polish tool and I loooooove it! It is a paint shaker that is actually meant for hobby paints, but it also works great for shaking gel polish. Gel polish does tend to settle, especially if you’ve had it a long time, and a paint shaker… Read More

4 IBD Just Gel Polish Glitters

4 IBD Just Gel Polish Glitters

Affiliate Links Since New Year’s Eve is coming up soon, I thought it would be the perfect time to show some swatches of IBD Just Gel polish glitters. I am obsessed with glitter. I always say, “Is this too much glitter… nah, you can never have too much glitter!” Haha! I especially love glitter polish… Read More

Lemon and Sugar Scrub

Lemon and Sugar Scrub

Affiliate Links I made my first sugar scrub 2 years and I love them and still use them constantly. My favorite is a lemon and sugar scrub. The smell of lemon is so invigorating and refreshing. If you haven’t made a sugar scrub, then today is the day because they are SO easy! Sugar Scrub… Read More

Cute Christmas Manicure Using Gel Polish

Cute Christmas Manicure Using Gel Polish

Affiliate Links Christmas is by far my favorite holiday so I really wanted to come up with a gel polish Christmas manicure that matched my love of Christmas. I also wanted to do a trendy manicure, which in my mind meant doing different designs on different fingers. This is not easy for me, but I… Read More

Gel Polish Removal Tips and Tricks

Gel Polish Removal Tips and Tricks

Affiliate Links In my opinion, gel polish is the best nail polish! It lasts 2 weeks with high shine and very little (if any) wear and tear. Buuuut, gel polish removal is a beast. It’s definitely worth it to me, but having to soak my nails for 15-20 minutes can definitely be annoying. If you… Read More

Christmas Gel Nail Colors

Christmas Gel Nail Colors

Affiliate Links It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I love Christmas and I have some awesome gel nail colors that are perfect for the holidays. Sally Hansen Salon Gel Polish Wine Not This was my very first gel nail color. It came in my Sally Hansen gel polish starter kit. The color is… Read More

Remove Gel Polish Without Acetone

Remove Gel Polish Without Acetone

Affiliate Links When you remove gel polish correctly, it results in clean and undamaged nails. However, proper removal includes acetone. Let me begin this post by saying I do not recommend removing gel polish without acetone. See my posts How Do You Take Off Gel Nail Polish, Nail Mates Gel Polish Removal, and Gel Removal… Read More

Thanksgiving Gel Polish Manicure

Thanksgiving Gel Polish Manicure

Affiliate Links Thanksgiving is not my favorite time of year. Don’t get me wrong, I love the actual holiday, it’s just that the end of November is kind of a sad and depressing season. Of course, the only proper way to deal with the blues is a gorgeous gel polish manicure. Add a cute little… Read More

Gel Polish F.A.Q.

Gel Polish F.A.Q.

If you have any questions about gel polish, this is the place to be. Hopefully this post addresses any questions you have. If your question is still not answered after reading this post, then please email me at kirstylee@whatthegelnails.com or message me on facebook. I plan to update this post as I get asked more… Read More

Hi, I'm Kirstylee. I'm a wife, mom, and lover of all things gel polish. I started this blog to share my knowledge and make new friends. :)