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Color Dip Starter Kit

Red Carpet Manicure

Color Dip Starter Kit

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Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip will change the way you apply color. This Starter Kit creates intense, vibrant colors with even application powders. Mani's just got an upgrade with 21 days of wear! Wide range of flawless colors available. Get perfect runway nails every time!

Benefits:
  • Non-Irritating formulas
  • Gentle on the nail
  • No LED or UV lights needed
  • Easy to use
  • Up to 21 days wear

Set Includes:
  • Color Dip Brush Restorer (0.3 oz)
  • Color Dip Top Coat (0.3 oz)
  • Color Dip Activator (0.3 oz)
  • Color Dip Base Coat (0.3 oz)
  • Color Dip Nail Neutral Powder in Contract Please (sheer pink) (0.4 oz)
Step 1: Prep nails, apply Base Coat, dip into powder & repeat.

Step 2: Brush on Activator and Base Coat to bond color.

Step 3: Shape and buff nails to the perfect finish.

Step 4: Finish with Top Coat.

Tips and Tricks:
  • Apply thin layer of base coat to nail (thick application can cause lumps)
  • Dip prepped nail directly into color jar at a 45° angle
  • Do not twist, swirl, stir nail while dipping, this can cause lumps
  • When applying a dark or neon color, use a sheer powder base as the first step
Base Coat: Ethyl Cyanoacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Retinyl Palmitate.

Brush Restorer: 1-Nitropropane, Acetone, Fragrance (Parfum), Pigment Blue 15 (CI 74160).

Top Coat: Ethyl Cyanoacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Retinyl Palmitate.

Activator: Ethyl Acetate, Dimethyltolylamine.

Nail Powder: Polyethylmethacrylate, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Silica. May Contain: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 30 (CI 73360), Red 34 (CI 15880), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Violet 2 (CI 60725).

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Red Carpet ManicureColor Dip Starter Kit
 
3.7

(based on 226 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dries quickly (162)
  • Easy to use (129)
  • Long lasting (126)
  • Goes on smoothly (67)
  • Gentle (51)

Cons

  • Hard to remove (55)
  • Strong odor (54)
  • Messy (49)
  • Does not work (23)
  • Chips easily (18)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (68)
  • Special occasions (33)
  • Daily use (29)
  • Monthly (5)
  • Bi-weekly (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (94), Manicure/pedicure addict (76), Trendy style (36), Dramatic (5), Professional nail technician (4)

Reviewed by 226 customers

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1.0

Major waste of money

By Emily

from Baltimore

About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict

Pros

    Cons

    • Does Not Work
    • Hard To Remove
    • Messy
    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

      Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

      I have tried to use this product 4 times, it always ends up looking and feeling like I mixed crayons and super glue and applied it to my nails. Massive waste of money. Extremely disappointed.

       
      5.0

      I'm all about saving money

      By Busy Mommy

      from Bunker Hill WV

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

        I went to a salon and got dip on my nails for the first time after a friend recommended it and loved it. I love my natural nails but they break and tear all the time but I hate getting acrylic put on them. It was $40 plus a tip to have them done at a nail salon. I can't bring myself to keep up with going to salons and having that done and putting out that kind of money so when this kit went on sale I decided to give it a try. I have tried acrylic dip systems before and they wouldn't stick to my nails and would like after just a few days. This has stayed for 1.5 weeks so far with no issues. I do have a nail dremel so it made smoothing the nails and getting around the cuticles looking good a ton easier. This also dried super fast. Every time I try to paint my nails I end up ruining them before they've dried and giving up so this is perfect for me. It did take me a long time to apply but I am a perfectionist and will go back and fix every little bump or inperfection I see or feel.

         
        1.0

        Awful

        By Nancy

        from New york city

        Pros

          Cons

          • Does Not Work
          • Hard To Remove
          • Messy
          • Strong Odor

          Best Uses

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

            It was so awful. The dip barely took color and the base top was basically glue. Bought it and had to return it the next day. Dont waste your money on it. Also, it is so hard to remove took me forever

             
            1.0

            First application was great..

            By Chrissy

            from Lafayette Hill, PA

            About Me Classic

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Bottles glue shut
            • Chips Easily
            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

            • Weekly

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

            After the first application, I loved this product. The instructions were easy to follow and gave great results. My nails looked almost as good as if I got a dip manicure at a nail salon. That manicure lasted about a week which was decent for an at home manicure. After that, the base coat brush glued together and the nail buffer fell apart by the second application. I tried using the brush softener but would only be able to paint two nails before the brush was rock hard and unusable again. I also found that on my second application, my manicure popped off after 4 days—no where close to the 21 days advertised. I tried it one more time with a replacement brush and experienced the same problem with the base coat turning the brush rock hard. This time my nails chipped the next day. I really wanted to love this product so I was going to give it one more try but the base coat bottle completely glued itself shut. I tried using a pair of pliers as others on the site have recommended with no luck. Guess I'll be returning this to Ulta.

             
            5.0

            Super awesome DIY!

            By Momo

            from Charlotte

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

            If you take the time to sit down and follow instructions this is a super easy kit that comes with everything you need for dip nails!! It's definitely going to take me a few times to get it perfect but I'm excited to do this myself and not spend 40 dollars every two weeks at the salon!

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good starter kit but did not receive right color

            By Britt

            from 31639

            Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

            This is a decent starter kit for the price. You will need a better nail buffer than the one provided. If you have some type of knowledge of nails then this system is pretty easy to figure out.
            I am highly disappointed that this did not come with the nail dip color advertised! I needed the sheer pink to do the manicure I had intended on doing. It came with red, which is a terrible color to put in a starter kit for nail dip anyway. I would stick with lighter colors if this is your first time dipping!

             
            1.0

            Did not work well for me

            By Flower girl

            from Kokomo, Indiana

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Does Not Work
              • Dries too quickly on skin
              • Hard To Remove
              • Hard to work with
              • Messy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

                This product was not quite what I was expecting. When it got on the skin, I had no time to wipe it off before it dried. That made it very hard to get off and so I could not remove it from the edges of my skin, or my nail because it dried too fast and too hard. It also went on veryyyy thick and uneven. I had to go to the nail salon to have it taken off the very next day and they even had a difficult time with it. Hopefully, no one else had the same issues I did!!

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Did not stay on nails. Instructions were terrible.

                By Sarah

                from Chattanooga

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Does Not Work
                  • Instructions are terrible

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

                    Followed instructions (although they were bad) and the powder wouldn't stay on. I've had powder nails off an on for 2-4 years. I know the process relatively well. This did not work.

                     
                    1.0

                    I would never buy this again

                    By Samson

                    from Florida

                    About Me Classic

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Does Not Work
                      • Hard To Remove
                      • Messy
                      • Strong Odor

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

                        I was very dissatisfied with this product. This was very difficult to apply and the base coat became very sticky after 1 use. This lasted 1 day before peeling up from the cuticle. Will never buy or use again.

                         
                        5.0

                        Hard as nails

                        By Mari

                        from San jacinto

                        Comments about Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip Starter Kit:

                        Love it. By using it above my natural nails. The color won't chip plus my nails won't break either. Love the starter kit you get your money's worth with it. I already bought a second kit ♥️

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