At Salons Direct, we pride ourselves on introducing our customers to the salon industry’s latest game-changing product innovations. Here we’ll be looking at Hema-Free Gel Polish from GlitterbelsIf you’re curious to learn about Hema-Free gel polish and how it can offer your clients something different and add a new USP to your nail business, then keep reading…

Introducing Glitterbels Hema Free Gel Polish

What does Hema-Free mean? 

Hema, also known as hydroxyethyl methacrylate, is considered the number one allergen in nail and cosmetic products. More specifically, when Hema is included in gel polish, the hydroxyethyl methacrylate monomers polymerise the polish, giving it a hardened, shiny finish. 


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Why has Hema been removed from Glitterbels gel polish?

By extending its product line to include Hema-Free gel polish, Glitterbels have enabled nail technicians to perform nail services on clients that may have previously shown signs of an allergy.

Why have Glitterbels changed the formula of their gel polish?

The Glitterbels original gel polish formula hasn’t changed. The Hema-Free gel polish range is a complementary extension of their existing line. This innovative addition will help improve the nail industry’s choice and quality of products.

Everything you need to know about Glitterbels Hema-Free gel polish

Are you a nail technician or salon owner who is curious to learn more about Glitterbels Hema-Free gel polish? Keep on reading for our handy FAQ on everything you need to know.

Will the new formula affect the quality of the Glitterbels gel?

Glitterbels say not! The inclusion of the Hema-Free gel polish collection will allow nail technicians to create a long-lasting gel polish without the inclusion of Hema and without compromising on colour and longevity of wear.

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How many coats does the new formula need?

The Glitterbels Hema-Free range offers excellent coverage in just two coats!

Will this affect the curing process?

All Glitterbels gel polishes are manufactured and tested to cure perfectly with the Glitterbels lamp, so there will be no issues with curing.

How many shades are there in the Glitterbels Hema-Free range?

The Glitterbels Hema-Free gel polish range includes over 150 colour options, so you do not have to compromise on colour if you choose to move across to this gel polish range. There will be exact colour matches and other new shades being made available.

Do I need to do anything differently when working with Hema Free?

No, removing the Hema will not affect the quality or application process at all. So our existing customers can rest assured that they can purchase the range and start making gorgeous nails as soon as it arrives.Glitterbels hema free gel polish product shot

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More Glitterbels Hema Free Colours have launched!

Image showing tops of Glitterbels polishes

You can now buy Glitterbels Hema Free gel polish in more colours.  The shade range includes 12 fabulous new colours to add to your collection, including Chocolate Brownies, Bubblegum Jelly, Candyfloss Jelly, Purple Planet, Make your Mauve, Peel Here, Send Nudes and Coffee Beans.


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Glitterbels XOXO Collection



We know you’ll fall in love with the latest seasonal lanch from Glitterbels. The XOXO Collection includes six brand-new shades: Strawberry Tint, Rasbeauty, Pink Obsessed, Purple Velvet, Liquid Pink and Pastel Peach.

With a mix of contemporary pinks, peaches and purples on the roster, your clients will certainly be heart-eyed emoji over these beautiful new colours for Valentine’s Day.

And if you’re looking for some nail spiration, check out the gorgeous Glitterbels campaign imagery above for an idea of what you can achieve with the XOXO Collection.

Introducing Glitterbels HEMA Free Builder Gel

Shade swatches of the new Glitterbels Builder Gel

Shade swatches by @allnailss._

The Glitterbels Builder-bel Gel range is expertly crafted for nail professionals and is designed to create enduring, robust, and beautiful nail sets. This revolutionary formula is Hema Free and self-levelling, granting you the freedom to apply it seamlessly on natural nails or existing nail enhancements.

All of the ingredients are cruelty-free, vegan, and seamlessly compatible with soak-off gels, hard gels, and acrylics, providing a flawless canvas primed for glamorous transformations.

Unleash your creativity with an astonishing selection of 60 distinct colour options of Builder-bel Gels!




See the Glitterbels Builder-bel Gel HEMA-Free in action…



Take a look at some of the colours available from the Glitterbels Builder-bel Gel HEMA-FREE range

The Glitterbels Builder-bel Gel range includes your favourite Glitterbel’s shades, including pretty pinks, nudes, pastels, deep and dark shades, top coats, basecoat and primers and more!

Glitterbels Hema Free Builder Gel Shade Range


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