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Hi! Can you add nail decals (stickers) to gel nails? My instinct says no, as the clear coat of "regular" top coat will not dry on top of the gel top coat. My friend's nails already have the no chip on them, but now she wants decals! Help!

Vickie, sorry for the delay in answering your question! Welcome to all experts, I'm Pamela.  Once the top coat or the gel is dry there isn't a problem applying decals.  However, once the decals are applied the surface of the top coat or gel will be compromised.  Try it on one finger right before your next appomtment to see how it looks before putting them on all you nails all at once.  Hope this helps!  Kindly, Pamela

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Pamela Golightly


I have been a licensed manicurist, in California, and successful business owner since 1986. I can answer any question as it pertains to nail care treatments. I consider myself to be an expert in Natural Nail Care, but have had experience in all areas. I am also proficient in business building, marketing and sales development. I grew up in a Salon atmosphere, as my mother owned a salon and by the age of 15, I was responsible for all aspects of her business including, A/R, A/P, payroll & accounting. I feel I can answer most any question and if I am unable to answer any question I will direct the question to the appropriate expert.


I have experience in all areas of nail and foot care and business building.

Who's Who of Cambridge, Support & Sponsor Walk for Breast Cancer,STAND, Nami, St Jude Children's Hospital. Local Schools, Public & Private, local sports programs, Little League, Pleasant Hill Rebels and Walnut Creek Mauraders & Walnut Creek Rotary.


Licensed Manicurist since 1986.

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Who's Who of Cambridge, voted local as Best Natural Nail Care Specialist, Diablo Magazine, San Francisco Magazine, Manta and several other Internet Review sites. Earned 6 National Awards for Outstanding Sales and Unit Developement with a National Cosmetic Company. I was rated in the top 2% of the Company's 400,000 sales staff.

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