Of course, grown-out gel nails may be the least of your worries right now but there's no denying the uplifting power of a beauty routine when times are hard, especially a fresh new set.
If you've successfully removed your month-old gels without causing much damage to your nails, you might be hunting around for an easy DIY gel nail kit to tide you over until you can book a professional appointment. But with countless kits on the market, from beginner to pro and everything in between, which ones are really worth your money?
Ahead, I put five popular gel nail kits to the test. Here's how each one fared.