Preparation of the Natural Nail

  • Sanitise your hands and Clients hands.
  • Remove any polish or gel polish.
  • Push back the cuticles and remove any non-living tissue off the nail plate.
  • File the natural nails with a 180 grit nail file.
  • Using a 180 grit nail file, gently etch the nail to remove shine, then apply tips or forms.
  • Remove dust with a Halo Plush Brush and dehydrate using Halo Prep & Scrub.


  • Apply Halo Rubber Base Coat and cure for 30 seconds, remembering to remove any product flooding side walls or cuticle area first.
  • Apply first bead of PoliBuild using your PoliBuild Dual Tool.
  • Dip the brush end of the PoliBuild Dual Tool into the Liquid Control, wiping off excess. Your PoliBuild Brush should not be too wet; a small amount of Liquid Control will work.
  • Pat and push your PoliBuild into position.
  • Repeat steps 2, 3 and 4 until you have the required amount and shape.
  • Cure under the Halo Smart Lamp for 30 seconds. It is not necessary to cure each ball individually.
  • Using Halo Prep & Scrub, remove the tacky layer.


  • File the nails with a 180 grit file to refine the shape, length and surface.
  • Buff the nails with a Halo Elite White Block to smooth.
  • Remove dust.
  • Apply Halo Gel Polish Non Wipe Top Coat.
  • Cure for 30 seconds.
  • Allow time to cool before applying Pure Nails Cuticle Feed.


  • Remove Gel Polish Colour or Top Coat and break the seal of the product with 150/150 file.
  • Using a soak off bowl, place hands in Acetone.
  • Leave for 10 minutes and scrape off product.
  • Repeat until all product is removed.
  • Tidy up natural nails with a Halo Elite Yellow Block and 240 grit file.
  • Apply Cuticle Feed.