Nail Files: How To Remove Gel Polish, At Home! I used this technique today to remove my own gel polish manicure, and it worked. However, I needed to adjust the time to 20-30 mins in order to fully remove the polish and base coat. Upside, no damage to my nails and didn't have to go to the salon to pay for removal! :)
How to Remove a Gel Manicure At Home Without Destroying Your Nails | Have a love-hate relationship with gel nail polish? The pros: The polish is super shiny and lasts for weeks—there's no annoying chips regardless of how many dishes you do. The cons: The dreaded removal process takes time and can seriously wreck your nails. We asked celebrity nail expert, Tracylee (@luxebytracylee), for her advice on taking off gel polish at home.