gelatin beauty use SUPER STRENGTHENING NAIL SOAK Put 1/2 oz. (1/2 packet) of plain gelatin in a small mixing bowl, and pour 1/2 cup boiling water over the gelatin. Mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon or a disposable stirrer. Soak nails for 10 minutes. Then rinse well. Pour any unused gelatin mixture into a resealable container and it will keep in the fridge for about 2 months. To reuse, warm it in the microwave for a couple seconds. It will be melted quickly and be ready to use!