Shellac is the breakthrough, patent-pending, UV-3 technology that combines the ease of polish with the permanence of gels. A true innovation in chip-free, extended-wear color. Shellac applies like a polish-no pots-just bottle and brush. And removal is just 10 minutes! No filing, No drills. Shellac is UV cured, so thereï¿½s ZERO drying time. Goes on like polish, wears like Gel, comes off in minutes. Directions: 1) Apply CND Shellac UV Base Coat, cure 10 seconds under UV Lamp. 2) Apply CND Shellac UV Color Coat (x2), cure 2 minutes under UV Lamp. 3) Apply CND Shellac UV Top Coat, cure 2 minutes under UV Lamp. Easy Off Removal: 1) Saturate Wrap with Acetone. 2) Wrap your finger. 3) Wait 10 Minutes and gently slide off.