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How To Get A Proper Cure With Each Japanese Gel Manicure

Paola PonceSeptember 01, 2022

One of the most inconspicuous ways to end up with gel nails that don’t last very long at all, is by not giving them a proper cure. In today’s video we’ll be going over 5 key points to never neglect, in order to give your Japanese Gel Nails a proper...

How to Gel Manicure at Home | With Pro Tips & Tricks!

Paola PonceAugust 04, 2022

Whether you’re doing it yourself or you missed your nail appointment, learning a basic gel manicure application may come handy to you. So why not learn to do it with top-tier gel nail products, like KOKOIST Japanese Gel.

Nail Length: How Long is Too Long with Japanese Gel?

Paola PonceJuly 07, 2022

Hey there and welcome back, if you are new here. My name is Paola of paolaponcenails.com, back hosting another episode for Kokoist USA. Kokoist gel nail products are soak-off, soft gel nail products made in Japan. So today, we are talking about nail length, and we will particularly be answering...

QUICK & EASY Gelip Tutorial Using Nail Thoughts Bases! | KOKOIST USA

Ricardo MartinezJune 16, 2022

Hi friends! Welcome back to the KOKOIST USA channel for another educational video to share with you all. Last time we did a video on Gelips, I mentioned you could apply Gelips with the Nail Thoughts bases. What if I told you that with the Nail Thoughts Bases it’s even...

How to Aurora Nails | Easy Technique!

Paola PonceJune 13, 2022

Are aurora nails back? It doesn't matter whether they are or not! They're in with us, and frankly they will always be an evergreen favorite. One of Kokoist latest releases is the Aurora Pre-cut papers, and they come in 11 different shades.  Yes 11! So that you don’t have to...

Gilded Ruffles Using Boba Gel 3D Nail Art Sculpting Gel

Paola PonceMay 19, 2022

I don’t know about you, but when I think of a ruffled piece of clothing or jewelry I almost instantly get the feel of elegance.   And so I thought let me give that Boba Gel from Kokoist a try, with a beautiful ruffle accent on the nails. Now I’ve...

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Ricardo MartinezMay 12, 2022

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Top 10 Kokoist Colors Must-Haves!

Paola PonceMay 05, 2022

I think that one of the most popular questions I personally get asked the most as it pertains to Kokoist is… What are some of your favorite colors? And so I thought, surely this would be super beneficial to put into a video today for you.   Now of course...

How to Apply Full-Coverage Extension Tips With Japanese Gel! | Gelip Tutorial

Ricardo MartinezApril 27, 2022

Today is a very special video, as we’ll be going over a topic that many of you have been requesting on this channel. In today’s video, we’ll be demonstrating from beginning to end how to apply our full coverage extension tips, or as we like to call them Gelips. While...

Why Do Nails Pop Off?

Paola PonceApril 21, 2022

It’s all fun and games until we break a nail, right! But sometimes, it’s more than just a break. Sometimes we lose a whole nail enhancement. What if I told you, there is a way to literally make nails impossible to pop off. Oh yes there is, and in today’s...

KOKOIST Japanese Gel vs. Gel Polish

Paola PonceApril 07, 2022

Let’s compare and contrast Kokoist Japanese Gels vs. Gel Polish. Now because I’m not a chemist, I’m going to be very generic, but this will benefit you as you’ll get the big picture of things without fretting about all of the chemical details. Let’s start by describing characteristics of both...

What’s The Difference Between Mega Stick, PBD, & Excel Clear Gels

Paola PonceMarch 17, 2022

So whether you’re just finding out about Kokoist, or you’re venturing into trying Kokoist Clear Gels, today’s video will make sure that you leave fully understanding the difference between all of the foundation gels Kokoist offers, including Mega Stick Base, Platinum Bond Duo, and Excel Builder. Let’s begin. Hey there...

How to Remove a Japanese Gel Nail Manicure

Ricardo MartinezMarch 10, 2022

Removing a Japanese gel nail manicure doesn’t have to be hard. Today I’ll be showing you how to gently soak-off a Japanese Gel Nail Manicure with acetone, and I’ll also be giving you some pointers if you’re feeling brave to remove fully with an efile. When removing a Japanese Gel...

How To Watercolor Flowers With KOKOIST Bleeding Inks

Paola PonceFebruary 17, 2022

Watercolor art is soft, delicate, and very forgiving, making it a perfection selection for nail stylists of all levels. Today, I will be taking you through some tips and tricks and a step-by-step, on water color nail art on Japanese Gel. Before we get started, if you are new here,...

Gelip Full Coverage Tip Extensions Do's & Don'ts

Paola PonceFebruary 03, 2022

Gelip is Kokoist’s Line of Full Coverage tips. Full coverage tips are a quick long nail enhancement. They take nails from nubs to studs in no time… but there is a little bit of a learning curve that of course like anything, you can overcome with practice. SO in today’s...

How to Remove Bling | How to Super-Secure Bling Using Japanese Gel

Paola PonceJanuary 21, 2022

Nail bling or embellishments can consist of studs, crystals, charms, stones, gems, and so many other 3D little nail accessories, so for the purpose of this video I’ll be going back and forth with the words bling or embellishment. Applying and removing bling is a technique that we all have...