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I received this at home gel nail kit. I’m a huge nail polish hoarder but lately I don’t have time to paint my nails and they always chip anyway. This kit came at the perfect time because I’ve been interested in trying out an at home gel kit. I tried a gel mani at the salon and loved it!
At first try, the Gelmoment was a disappointment. I really wanted it to work and when it didn’t I was so disappointed! Talking to some friends of mine that were experienced with doing their own gel nails I tried again. Here’s what I learned.
- With Gelmoment you only need to do one coat. I did two coats just like I had seen at the salon. The nails ended up too thick and came off in two days.
- You don’t need a top coat or base coat. One nice coat of gelmoment does the trick!
- Make sure you wipe off any nail polish excess on your nail beds. It makes it easier for the nail polish to come off.
- Even though the uv light is big enough for one nail at a time at 30 seconds, I do two nails at a minute to make sure that it cured. It still takes only five minutes to do a full set of nails!
I’m glad I tried it the second time around because my nails looked amazing and they looked that way for a while. I love the idea of at home gel manicures and I may be hooked! I just wished the light turned off by itself after a minute so I was sure the right time has passed. I also wished that it came with batteries as well as the plug in option because it kind of makes you tied to an outlet.
Belvada’s gel nail polish retails for $14.95 and the UV light is $45.
Have you done any home gel kits?