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Dear readers,

We would like to share this information from Nail Harmony, the maker of Gelish, about counterfeit Gelish nail polish.

These are the characteristics of the fake Gelish base and Gelish top coats.  Make sure you buy genuine Gelish Nail polish, not a fake! Beware of Gelish products that are too cheap or are sold from bogus salesman.


Fake Gelish Base Coat

  • Background of the floral is dark
  • The information under “Top It Off” is the base information
  • The label is not double with multi-language inside


Fake Gelish Top Coat

  • Both labels have foundation information for instructions
  • No variance in tone (color) of writing


Counterfeit Gelish Gel

  • Item codes are wrong
  • Production dates are not valid


Counterfeit Gelish Products

  • The same item number on both items
  • The same UPC code on both items

Esther’s Nail Center only sell genuine and new products from US authorized distributor. We guarantee that we don’t sell fake Gelish products. Check out our store.

Updated March 14, 2018:

Gelish Base and Top Coats now have a new look and cap. So it’s easier to see the genuine ones. Esther’s Nail Center only sells the new Gelish Base and Top Coats. We no longer sell the old bottles.

Gelish new Base and Top Coats

Meet the New Gelish Street Beat Collection







Turn up your boom box with the new Gelish Street Beat Collection. Inspired by street graffiti, this summer 2016 collection offers six new shades including a crisp, striking coral, powerful pink pearl, fierce teal, wild style yellow orange creme, and more. The collection of vibrant colors will make the street beat style worth your while.

The Gelish Street Beat Collection includes:

Gelish Street Beat collection is also available in a Duo set that contains 1 Gelish gel polish and 1 Morgan Taylor in matching colors. What’s more, it comes with free earbuds!

You can find Gelish Street Beat Collection and other colors at esthersnc.com. So check us out!

Meet Gelish Botanical Awakenings Spring 2016

Gelish Botanical Awakenings

With eye-catching and enchanted flower petals blooming and the spring awakening, Gelish and Morgan Taylor introduces six stunning colors for the new Botanical Awakenings Spring 2016 collection. Available in Gelish gel polish, Morgan Taylor nail lacquer or the duo set, with 1 Gelish gel polish and 1 Morgan Taylor nail polish.

This collection features subtle nude colors, soft pinks, beige and reds. The colors are subtle and sweet, just like the flowers they are named for.

The Gelish Botanical Awakenings Collection includes:

  • Rose-y Cheeks
  • Warm Up The Car-Nation
  • What’s Your Poinsettia
  • Don’t Pansy Around
  • Prim-Rose And Proper
  • I Or-chid You Not

Gelish I ORchid You Not

Gelish Don't Pansy Around

As Gelish want to push their Morgan Taylor nail polish, you’ll see more Gelish Morgan Taylor duo set in the future. So if you are ready for Spring, Esther’s Nail Center!

Gelish Kung Fu Panda Kicking Off the New Year

Dear readers! Happy New Year…We wish you a happy and beautiful year 🙂

Gelish Kung Fu Panda Collection

DreamWorks upcoming animation movie “Kung Fu Panda 3” is about the adventures of the charismatic panda. It presents a colorful world of animal characters created by talented animators.

In conjunction with the release, the new collection of Kung Fu Panda 3″ Collection from Gelish is a reflection of the colors from the movie. Sweet pink, fiery red, amethyst, fuchsia, lilac-blue are a fantastic combination of shades, which is brought to life by Nail Harmony.

The new collections offers 6 thrilling shades:

  1. “Tigres Knows Best” – bright red creme
  2. “Po-Riwinkle” – light lilac enamel with blue hint
  3. “Warriors Don’t Wine” – plum enamel
  4. “It’s Gonna Be Me” – pink shimmer
  5. “Kung Fu-Chsia” – bright pearl fuchsia
  6. “Extra Plum Sauce” – amethyst pearl

Gelish Morgan Duo Kung Fu Panda Set

This bright colors are great for Spring nail polish and nail art. Gelish Kung Fu Panda collection and Gelish Morgan Two of A Kind set are available at www.EsthersNC.com. Check us out!

Gelish getColor-Fall Fall 2014 Color Collection

gelish getcolor-fall 2014 collection

BREA, Calif. – (April 2014) – When you think of Fall, what images come to mind? Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish sees the brilliant colors of nature: changing leaves, crisp red apples, warm mulled cider and colorful sunsets. Just in time to see the seasons change, Gelish offers Get Color-Fall Fall 2014 Color Collection, a warm autumnal palette to get you excited for all that Fall has to offer.

“Rich colors for the Fall season are beloved by all,” remarked Gelish Founder & CEO Danny Haile. “Our Fall 2014 collection takes the classic Fall hues up a notch with wearable glitters, stirring neutrals and bold takes on traditional shades.”

If it’s time for an autumn escape, take a page from Gelish’s color almanac and get polished with a new collection of colors.

gelish fall 2014 colors collection

The collection features six brand new, fall-inspired shares – each formulated and named to make you crave cooler weather and warm sweaters:

  1.  Clean Slate: Blue/grey crème
  2.  Rake In The Green: Grey/green crème
  3.  Berry Buttoned Up: Purple pearl
  4.  Hello, Merlot!: Berry crème
  5.  Whose Cider Are You On?: Brown pearl
  6.  Do I Look Buff?: Nude crème

The behind-the-scenes video for the Get Color-Fall Collection is expected to release August 2014 on YouTube and Gelish.com

The Get Color-Fall Collection will be on-shelf August 2014 and will be available as a 6 piece display, 12 piece display and as open stock.

Source: Gelish Official Press Release

Gelish Fall 2014 will be available at Esther’s Nail Center, your online source for at-home gel nail supplies.

Nail Harmony Gelish LED Lamps Comparison

Are you thinking of upgrading your UV lamp to an LED Lamp? Nail Harmony offers many types of Gelish LED Lamps to suit the different needs of different users. Yes, these LED lamp can cure any brand of gel polish as long as it’s LED-cured (To know if a gel polish is LED-cured, contact the manufacturer or read the product description).

This guide covers 3 most popular Gelish LED Lamps, which are Gelish 18G, Gelish 5-45 and Gelish Pro 45 Mini.

Gelish 18G LED Lamp

gelish 18g led lamp

gelish 18g led light

gelish led 18g lamp back

Gelish 18G LED Professional High Performance Lamp has protective cover to protect the eyes, variable timer and compact design for working table. It cures 5 fingers and toes at once. So there’s no need to cure the thumbs separately.


  • Cures all five fingers and toes
  • Motion Activated – It will be on automatically when you slide your hands into the opening
  • Preset Cure times button: 5, 20, 30 seconds with an LED Display Timer with Countdown
  • (18) 2-watt LED lights [=36 watts]
  • Patented eyeShield™ to limits light exposure
  • Magnetic tray for effrotless, through sanitizing
  • High Intensity Diamond Reflectors
  • All unit light space is utilized
  • Acetone Resistant
  • Client comfort pad
  • Never need to replace bulbs
  • Gelish 18G lamp has consistent power and performance from the first second out of the box through to the 50,000th hour
  • Adapter input is 110 to 240 volts. This is great for any customer around the world
  • One-year US warranty
  • Meets standard safety compliance world-wide

Curing Time with This Lamp

  • Gelish Foundation Gel – 5 seconds
  • Structure Gel – 30 seconds
  • Top It Off – 30 seconds
  • Gelish colors – 20-30 seconds
  • Gelish Hard Gels Foundation Gel – 5 seconds
  • Hard Gel Clear Gel – 20 seconds
  • Hard Gel Builder Gels – 30 seconds

Power Requirements

Input 100V-240V AC, 50Hz-60Hz. Power consumption: 40W.
For international buyer: you need a plug converter. The lamp we have has a 2-thin-prongs plug for North American consumers.


Gelish 18G lamp is the most expensive but also the most sophisticated among the three. This lamp is geared toward professionals. But of course a DIYer can use it as well. Check out Andrea’s review (from Chickettes.com) to read her experience with this lamp.


Gelish 5-45 LED Light

Gelish 5-45 LEd Light

gelish led light 5-45

Gelish 5-45 is a high performance LED gel-curing light. It’s smaller and lighter than Gelish 18G, with dimension 7.5 x 7.25 inches. Even though, it’s smaller it cures all five fingers as well.


  • Cures all five fingers and toes
  • Pedicure friendly
  • Only 1 preset, 45-second cure button
  • 18 LED bulbs for cool, safe curing
  • High Intensity Diamond Reflectors
  • All unit light space is utilized, ergonomic design
  • Never need to replace bulbs
  • It comes with an adapter that has input source 110-240V
  • Gelish 5-45 lamp has consistent power and performance from the first second out of the box through to the 50,000th hour
  • 90-Day US warranty

Curing time with this lamp

  • Gelish Base, Colors, and Top Coat:  45 sec.

Power Requirements

adapter for gelish 5-45 light

Input 100V-230V AC, 50Hz-60Hz. Power consumption: 18W.
For international buyer: you need a plug converter. The lamp we have has a 2-thin-prongs plug for North American consumers.


Gelish 5-45 costs much less than 18G, making it more popular among home user. It still cures 5 fingers though it cures longer than 18G version.  It has less features than 18G but works just the same.


Gelish Mini Pro 45 LED Light

gelish Mini Pro 45 led lamp

The Gelish Pro 45 Mini LED Curing Light is especially designed to cure Gelish Soak-off Gel color and products for a beautiful manicure that lasts up to three weeks.


  • Compact ergonomic design
  • Cures four fingers at a time
  • Not pedicure friendly
  • Three Two watt LED bulbs
  • One Preset forty-five second button
  • The Gelish Pro 45 Mini has consistent power and performance from the first second out of the box through to the 50,0000th hour.

Curing time with this lamp

  • Gelish Base, Colors, and Top Coat:  45 sec.

Power Requirements

Input 100V-240V AC. 50Hz-60Hz.  As you can see from the photo above, this lamp has 1 cable and 1 usb-to-wall adapter. International customer can use this lamp by using a plug converter.


This lamp is usually packaged together in the Gelish Complete Starter Kit for beginners. This lamp is the smallest with just 6 inches wide only.  Please beware of the size as some people may find it too small. Perfect for personal use.

A little Note

Nail Harmony just recently introduced a new Gelish Pro Starter Kit with 5-45 LED light instead of the Pro Mini 45. This is great for people who want a bigger lamp. If you want to know more, just read the kit information here.

I hope this guide will be helpful in guiding you to purchase your next LED Lamp. Have you used any of these lamp? Feel free to share your experience in the comment below.

NEW Gelish Starter Pro Kit with 5-45 LED Light

NEW! Nail Harmony just released a new complete starter kit called Gelish PRO Kit that comes with full-size Base, Top, Nourish Oil, phBond and 2 Gelish Colors and a 5-45 LED Gel Curing Light. This kit has included all you need to make your gelish application successful.

Gelish Pro Kit with 5-45 LED Light

What is in the box

  • 1 x 5-45 Led Light
  • 1 x PH Bond (15ml)
  • 1 x Base Foundation Gel (15ml)
  • 1 x Gelish Color Hot Rod Red (15ml)
  • 1 x Gelish Color Light Elegant (15ml)
  • 1 x Top It Off (15ml)
  • 1 x Nourish Cuticle Oil (15ml)
  • 1 x Gelish Cleanser (2oz)
  • 1 x Gelish Soak Off Remover (2oz)
  • 1 x Accessory Kit (cuticle tool with prep pads)

About Gelish 5-45 LED Light

A high performance LED gel-curing light. Cures all five fingers. Light weight. Please note, that this lamp is not similar to the Gelish Pro 45 Mini LED light, which is included in the Gelish Complete Starter Kit.

Gelish 5-45 LED Light


Features includes:

  • Cures all five fingers, and toes
  • Pedicure friendly
  • High Intensity Diamond Reflectors
  • All unit light space is utilized, ergonomic design
  • Preset: 45 second cure button
  • 18 LED bulbs for cool, safe curing
  • Never need to replace bulbs
  • It comes with an adapter that has input source 110-240V
  • Gelish® LED 5-45 lamp has consistent power and performance from the first second out of the box through to the 50,000th hour
  • 90-Day US warranty

Curing time for Gelish gel polish with 5-45 led light: Base 20 sec, Colors 45 sec, Top 45 sec.

International Users

The light has a power adapter that has input 110V – 240V so it can be used almost anywhere in the world. But the power plug is designed for North American consumers. The plug has 2 thing prongs. So for international customers, you need a plug converter that fits your country outlet. Gelish Complete Starter KitPRO Kit and 5-45 LED Light are available at Esther’s Nail Center website at www.esthersnc.com.

End of Year 2013 SALE

Check out Esther’s Nail Center latest sale on Gelish and OPI LED Lamp, Daisy and Adoree nail polish!  Limited time only. No coupon necessary. Visit www.EsthersNC.com

LED Lamp Sale



Gelish 18G LED lamp $215. Reg $259.

OPI GelColor LED Lamp $209. Reg. $249.

Gelish Fantastic Four Pack– $32.95. Reg $36.95
It’s like buy a Base Coat & a Top Coat, get FREE phBond & Nourish Oil.

Gelish Matte & Gloss Duo Top Coat – $23.95. Save $3.95 compare to buying separately.
Get a Matte and a Gloss top it off coats.

Daisy Gel Polish Clearance Sale – $8.99 each. Reg $10.99. While supplies last.

– Adoree Nail Polish – Buy 1 Get 1 FREE. Purchase at full price. We’ll refund the free items accordingly.