It’s going to be a rough few weeks aesthetically as we tuck away at home and slowly become more and more troll-ish, our nails growing, roots showing and eyelash extensions shedding (except for that one wonky lash). If you’ve already had a nail catastrophe — *shudder* a broken nail — or if it’s just time to say goodbye to your set because who’s going to see them anyways, we’ve got you covered with this step-by-step guide on how to remove your gel nails at home.
Prepare your tools
This is what you’ll need:-a coarse file
-cotton balls or pads
-cuticle pusher (don’t have one? Grab a spoon instead) -aluminum foil cut into small squares or reusable soak-off cap clips
-your favourite cuticle oil or cream
RELATED: I tried these beauty practices — here's what I'd never try again.
Buff your nails
Soak with acetone
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 20 foods to eat to combat dry skin.
Cover with aluminum foil or nail caps
Wait it out, do a dance
Scrape off remaining polish
RELATED: The ebst nail polishes for everyday use.