Introducing SwiftTips: HONA’s Soft Gel Extension Tips!

We're thrilled to announce the upcoming launch of SwiftTips, their first-ever extension tip system!

On the 22nd January 2024, SwiftTips will be available in five stunning shapes: round, almond, stiletto, coffin, and square, catering to every client's preference. Each shape comes in a variety of lengths, ranging from short to extra long, and is offered in both matte and clear finishes.

To complement this innovative system, HONA is also launching five essential products: The SwiftTips Flash Lamp, PureFoundation, Etching Tool, GelAways and PureBond.

SwiftTips Lamp

SwiftTip USB Lamp

The SwiftTips Flash Lamp is a cutting-edge tool designed for the precise flash curing of the tips, featuring a flexible rotating arm, ergonomic design, and quick-touch activation. It ensures a flawless application every time, making it an indispensable tool for both salon-based and mobile nail technicians.


PureFoundation is HONA's universal gel product that is of course hypoallergenic and can be used as a strengthening base, builder gel and a SwiftTip Adhesive.  It has been formulated by Jim McConnell one of the foremost leaders in gel polish chemistry and is a product HONA is very excited about. It comes in clear and soon to be a wide range of shades.


PureBond is a multipurpose bonder that revolutionises the preparation process. It can be used inside the well of your SwiftTips, eliminating the need for etching, and on top of extension tips, providing a smooth surface without buffing. 

HONA Etching Tool

Etching Tool

This tool is precision-crafted from stainless steel and designed for versatile use on. both nails and SwiftTips The HONA Etching Tool features a sharp-tipped edge (please be careful) perfect for refining the cuticle area, under the free edge, and along the sidewall, enhancing your prep precision.


We will also be launching our own disposable microfibre brushes alongside SwiftTips. GelAways are the perfect tools for cleaning up under the free edge of tips and can also be used for lash treatments.

The etching function of the tool is specially designed for use with HONA etching pads and is perfect for etching the nail plate with accurate circular motions.The full SwiftTips system is set to be released 22nd January 2024, but nail professionals can get a head start by purchasing the SwiftTips Flash Lamp, Etching Tool and PureBond, which are available now.

This early release provides nail techs with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the lamp and integrate it into their service offerings in preparation for the full system launch.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to elevate your nail services with SwiftTips. Stay tuned for the full system release and experience the revolution in nail extensions.