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The Gelous Gel Nail Polish Christmas Gift Guide

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With Christmas just around the corner, the gift-giving season has officially begun. Not sure what to wrap up for your loved ones this year or pop on your own Wishlist? Gelous has got you covered with all the at-home gel mani goodies that are set to steal holiday hearts. Handpicked with care, our thoughtful collection ensures there's something for everyone and every budget. Read on to find your perfect present.

Gifts $10 and under

Nail Stickers

Gelous Nail Stickers - photographed in New Zealand on model

A gift that transforms any manicure, Nail Stickers make nail art totally effortless. These easy-to-apply gems add instant personality to nails, all without the hassle of traditional nail art. Simply peel off, place down, and finish with a layer of Top Coat. For best results with our decals, opt for a Rubber Top Coat to seal in the brilliance. Choose from a variety of styles to best suit their taste – from flowers to fruits, butterflies to snakes, and everything in between.

Nail Transfers

Gelous Ice Cream Nail Transfers - photographed in New Zealand on swatches

Another style of decal, Nail Transfers are water-activated to bring a unique touch to your manicure. It's easy – simply cut out your preferred design, soak in water, peel from the backing, place on your nails, and apply Top Coat. Easy to reposition, and with flat designs that typically produce a more natural result, Nail Art Decals make a great present for the busy bees, the ones who love to keep it simple, and the ones who have everything.

Cuticle Oil

Gelous Blueberry Cuticle Oil - photographed in New Zealand

Give the gift of healthy, well-nourished cuticles this Christmas – a small luxury that makes a big impact. A rejuvenating formula that marries essential nail care with a little indulgence, this enriching blend leaves cuticles soft, hydrated, and conditioned, helping to strengthen, protect, and extend manicure longevity. A thoughtful and luxurious addition to any beauty routine, choose from a fruity or floral fragrance.

Nail File

Gelous Nail File - photographed in New Zealand on model

A gift they’re sure to use, a nail file is a staple stocking stuffer. An essential tool for applying and removing Gel Nail Polish, this high-quality nail file is a mani-lover’s best friend. Dual-sided, featuring two different grits (100/180), the Gelous File effortlessly shapes and buffs for a flawless finish. Shop one, three, five or ten – you can never have too many.

Gifts $20 and under

Red Sass Gel Nail Polish

Gelous Red Sass Gel Nail Polish - photographed in New Zealand on model

A festive favourite, our best-selling red Gel Nail Polish, Red Sass, promises to add a touch of glamour to your loved one’s holiday look. A merry addition to their beauty routine that looks chic any time of year, this stand-out shade is everything and more. Whilst a timeless classic, if reds aren’t their thing, find their perfect match with our extensive selection of 300+ Gel Nail Polishes.

Gel Nail Polish Mat

Gelous Gel Nail Polish Mat - photographed in New Zealand

The perfect painting companion, our Gel Nail Polish Mat is a must-have gift for every at-home mani enthusiast. Crafted from soft, durable and foldable silicone, this thoughtful present protects surfaces from spills, stains and UV rays for a stress-free experience. Easily cleaned with a simple wipe, this treasure is perfect for both beginners and pros – a practical gift that transforms any surface into their own personal nail salon.

Nail Polish Swatch Sticks & Swatch Wheels

Gelous Swatch Sticks and Swatch Wheels - photographed in New Zealand

Let your loved one bring their Gel Nail Polishes and Nail Art to life with our Swatch Sticks and Swatch Wheels. An open canvas for artistic expression, these handy tools not only allow your nearest and dearest to practice and perfect their skills but also organise their collection. A quick and easy method to envision colour combinations, assess how shades complement their skin tone, and coordinate with outfits for gel mani perfection – you’ll definitely want these under the tree.

Nail Art Brushes

Gelous Nail Art Brushes 11 Pack - photographed in New Zealand

Our multi-pack of Nail Art Brushes is a firm favourite for the holiday gifting season. A diverse selection of 11 brushes designed for the budding nail artists on your list, this versatile set opens the door to endless possibilities for their manicures. From intricate details to bold designs, impressive ombres to crisp lines, this all-in-one pack has got it covered. If you’re feeling extra gifty, upgrade their toolkit with a stunning Resin Nail Art Palette – a staple for DIY nail enthusiasts. For all the inspo and how-to, be sure to point the lucky recipient to our Nail Art YouTube Tutorials.

Gifts $30 or under

Builder Gel

Gelous White & Pink Builder Gel Nail Polish - photographed in New Zealand on model

A cult favourite for good reason, Builder Gel is the perfect addition to any Christmas beauty haul. With a hard finish, this powerful polish strengthens gel manicures to prevent nails from bending and breaking. A staple for many, it’s an incredible tool for boosting the longevity of your manicure and promoting nail growth. Shop it in Pink, White, Nude or Clear, and pair with our highly-rated Rubber Base Coat for ultimate strength.

Shimmer Top Coat

Gelous Shimmer Top Coat Gel Nail Polish - photographed in New Zealand on model

Instant glam in a bottle. With subtle, iridescent flecks, our Shimmer Top Coat adds a touch of holiday glitter to any Gel Nail Polish. Simply apply over any shade for a shimmery, long-lasting finish that breathes new life into your loved one’s favourite hues. Perfect for your bestie, mum, sister, or anybody who loves a little bit of sparkle.

Gelous Gel Nail Polish Remover & Express Gel Nail Polish Remover

Gelous Gel Nail Polish Removers - photographed in New Zealand

Unquestionably a beauty essential, a great gel manicure starts and ends with a quality remover. Choose our classic Gel Nail Polish Remover for a nourishing and efficient soak-off removal, or opt for our paint-on Express Remover for a quick, hassle-free solution. Fundamental, versatile, dependable - a practical, yet treasured, gift for anybody who adores at-home gel manicures in your holiday circle.

Chrome Powders

Gelous Copper Mirror Chrome Powder & Blue Bolt Aurora Chrome Powder - photographed in New Zealand on model

A dazzling gift that’ll have you popular at the Christmas table, chrome nails have taken over with their high-shine, mesmerising finishes. With an effortless application that delivers ultra-glossy results, they’re impossible to resist. Select from two exquisite finishes - our radiant Mirror Chrome Powders, or our dazzling Aurora Chrome Powders, and give the gift of a trend that’s here to stay.

Gifts $60 or under

Sugar Glazed Polish & Chrome Pack

Gelous Sugar Glazed Gel Nail Polish & Chrome Pack - photographed in New Zealand on model

We’d bet the Gelous Sugar Glazed Pack is already on their Wishlist, and we reckon it should be on yours too. Crafted to recreate Hailey Bieber’s iconic ‘Glazed Donut’ manicure, this best-selling pack promises their sweetest manicure yet. Includes our stunning milky-white shade, Swan Lake, and our silvery-white, Ice Age Aurora Chrome Powder for that all-important glazed finish. Check out our Glazed Donut Nail Art Tutorial to easily bring this chic look to life.

Multi-Polish 3 Pack

Gelous Gel Nail Polish Multi 3 Pack - photographed in New Zealand

The beauty of our Multi-Polish Packs? We’ve done the heavy lifting for you, thoughtfully selecting the perfect shade combinations for a truly unforgettable gift. From our sophisticated Everyday Pack, offering chic sheers and nudes for timeless elegance, to our lively Oranges, Blues or Pinks Pack, we’ve handpicked options to suit every style. These beautifully diverse sets make for a thoughtful gift that’s sure to impress - shop the full range now.

French Nail Pack

Gelous French Nail Pack - photographed in New Zealand on model

The French manicure: timeless, sophisticated, and effortlessly elegant. Designed to simplify this often-challenging design, our all-in-one French Nail Pack promises sleek, refined nails without the fuss. Complete with our best-selling sheer, French Kiss, classic Just White for the tips, and our oh-so-easy French Nail Tip Guides for an accurate, effortless and consistent application. Anyone for an eye for elegance would love unwrapping this delight over the festive season. Be sure to point them to our French Tips Nail Art Tutorials for all the know-how!

Gifts $90 or under

Multi-Polish 5 Pack

Gelous Greens Gel Nail Polish Pack - photographed in New Zealand on model

Give the palette of possibilities with our Multi-Polish 5 Packs, carefully curated for any Gel Polish enthusiast who loves to experiment with different hues. For a festive touch, our Greens Polish Pack is a verdant favourite – a lush collection of greens that complement all skin tones, moods and occasions. If holly-jolly greens aren’t their thing, you’ll still find their perfect present – we’ve got everything from Glitter Polish Packs to Bridal, Nudes to Neons, and everything in between. Shop the full collection of Multi-Polish Packs now.

Essentials Polish Pack

Gelous Essentials Gel Nail Polish Pack - photographed in New Zealand

All the gel nail essentials in one handy, cost-saving bundle – they’ll love you for popping this one in their Christmas stocking. Includes four must-have products for long-lasting manicures, our game-changing Nail Primer, plus their preferred Base Coat, Builder Gel and Top Coat. The Essentials Polish Pack is a gift that speaks for itself – thoughtful, practical, and sure to bring genuine joy.

Tortoiseshell Polish Pack

Gelous Tortoiseshell Gel Nail Polish Pack - photographed in New Zealand on model

For the beauty lover who loves to stay on trend, our Tortoiseshell Polish Pack will have you at the top of their nice list. Features four chic shades, plus our versatile Blooming Gel to bring the cool-girl vibe to life. Makes creating tortoiseshell designs infinitely easy, and doubles as a multi-shade pack for the lucky recipient to flaunt each polish solo – undeniably no. 1 on our Wishlist rn. See it in action with our Tortoiseshell Nail Art Tutorial!

Storage Case

Gelous Storage Case - photographed in New Zealand

This one is a no-brainer. Gift yourself or a loved one the joy of organisation with our premium Storage Case. Sleek, spacious and durable, it’s the ultimate solution for keeping nail supplies tidy and accessible. Designed with quality and convenience in mind, our versatile organiser is crafted from hard-wearing PU leather, and is complete with three removable dividers along with a zip pocket. Perfect for jetsetters and homebodies alike – add on the Storage Case Insert for extra tidy and secure storage. Hint, hint.

Gifts $140 or under

Polish & Lamp Packs

Gelous Starter Gel Nail Polish Packs - photographed in New Zealand on model

The gift that keeps on giving. Let them unwrap the greatest joy of all - beautiful nails from the comfort of their own home with a salon-quality DIY Gel Nail Kit. Gelous’ at-home kits are the perfect starting point for any of your nearest and dearest. Easy to use – check. High-quality – check. Ethical – check. Non-toxic – check. Saves them thousands at the salon – check. Offers some much-needed me-time? Check. It’s the full package, and it’s all here.

Available in three sizes and with every shade in our range, make this Christmas one to remember with a gift that’s sure to impress. There’s no time like this present, find your perfect Polish & Lamp Pack now.

Basic Packs

Includes the absolute basics – Our spacious UV/LED Gel Nail Lamp, Base Coat, Top Coat, and your chosen Colour Coat.

Essentials Packs

A levelled-up pack that includes the essential tools for a polished look – Our spacious UV/LED Gel Nail Lamp, Base Coat, Top Coat, your chosen Colour Coat, plus our Essentials Tools Pack containing Cuticle Oil, a Nail File, and Orangewood Cuticle Sticks.

Starter Packs

Our most popular and highly recommended kits, these all-in-one packs are the ultimate at-home gel nail solution. Includes our spacious UV/LED Gel Nail Lamp, Base Coat, Top Coat, your chosen Colour Coat, plus our Total Tool Pack, containing Cuticle Oil, a Nail File, Orangewood Cuticle Sticks, Lint-Free Wipes, and Manicure Removal Clips.

Gifts $215 or under

Multi-Polish Starter Packs

Gelous Pastels Polish Pack - photographed in New Zealand on model

A gift that stands out from the rest – it’s hard to beat a Multi-Polish Starter Pack. With all the trimmings of a classic Starter Pack, these kits are supersized with 5 or 3 Gel Nail Polishes to be wrapped up as their favourite present of the year. Turn to our Pastels Polish Starter Pack for the sweetest manicures polished to perfection, or our Best Sellers Starters Pack for an unbeatable collection of timeless shades. With nearly 40 pack options, you’ll be spoiled for choice in showing off your excellent gifting taste.

The Go-To Gift

Gift Card

Gelous Gel Nail Polish Voucher - photographed in New Zealand

Simple, yet incredibly thoughtful, give the gift of choice this Christmas with a Gelous Gift Card. Your ticket to guaranteed smiles, the classic voucher will always be a stocking staple. Choose a value from $20 - $300 and have your Gift Card instantly emailed – doubling as the perfect last-minute gift.

Gifts guaranteed to delight any beauty buff, you’ll absolutely nail it this year. Happy shopping and have a very Merry Christmas – with love, from Gelous X

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