CND Shellac

Liquid Hair is a CND® SHELLAC® certified salon. This means we have been trained in the CND® SHELLAC® system and products. Why is this so important for the health of your nails? Read on to find out why...

CND® SHELLAC® is 'the original power nail polish', combining the ease of a polish with a fabulous high-gloss shine and 14-day extended wear. There's no drying time, and no nail damage because there is no filing or drilling. At Liquid Hair CND® SHELLAC® application is one of the most popular services at Liquid Hair. Quick and instant drying for a lunch time applicaiton on the run. Or combine the application with a manicure or pedicure as a great way to trmeet-the-colourseat yourself or as a gift for someone else.

There are several other imitation brands being used in nail and beauty salons in Australia, so it is important to be aware of the differences that make CND® SHELLAC® better than the rest, with no damage or compromise to the health of your nails.

Founded in 1975, Creative Nail Design (CND) is one of the global leaders in professional nail, hand and foot beauty. In 2010, the company revolutionized the nail industry with the introduction of  CND® SHELLAC®, a 3-part system with three unique patented components - a CND® SHELLAC® Base Coat, Colour Coat and Top Coat. Nails are cured under the CND Lamp for a zero drying time fnish. They also launched the CND® SHELLAC®Pro Certification. Through this, nail professionals become certified in the CND® SHELLAC® system and services. It also makes selecting a nail technician or beauty therapist for your CND® SHELLAC® application easy - just look focnd flora collectionr the sign!

CND® SHELLAC® is only choice for Liquid Hair when it comes to nail colour for five reasons:

  • 14+ days of high-performance  wear
  • Crystal shine
  • Zero drying time
  • Incredible 5 minute removal
  • No nail damage.

The patented system features a Base Coat, Color Coat and Top Coat – and the exclusive CND® LED Lamp – the CND® SHELLAC® brand system which work together like no other to deliver two weeks of high-performance wear with no nail damage*. To ensure you are getting an CND® SHELLAC® experience these steps and the products used must be adhered to. Look for:

  • The system: Base Coat, Color Coat and Top Coat that are CND® brand
  • The CND® SHELLAC® curing lamp - featuring the CND® logo
  • No filing - your natural nail should never be filed except to shape the free edge
  • Safe removal - The only way to remove CND® SHELLAC® brand 14+ day nail
    color is to wrap, remove and restore - nshellac lampo soaking or filing!


The only possible damage to the nail would be caused by improper application or removal of the polish by the nail technician or the client at home. For more details on CND® SHELLAC® and safety, click here.