The application of gel polish in recent years has seen the art of the manicure go past pure maintenance and into a new form of self-expression. But ugh, the upkeep can be overwhelming. Especially for those unable to regularly go to the salon.
Nail and makeup artist Tanya Barlow is one of the most respected and visionary nail artists in Aotearoa, and is here to hold our (imperfectly manicured) hand through the process.
What you’ll need for an at home gel polish removal:
Nail polish remover
A nail file
A nail buffer
A cuticle pusher, or an orange stick