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Gelous vs Epic Nails - Why Gelous is the Best Epic Nails Alternative

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Embarking on your at-home gel nail journey or feeling keen to up your manicure game? While Gelous and Epic Nails both supply gel nail products, Gelous reigns supreme as the ultimate choice for stunning at-home manicures.

With a far superior range, Gelous’ easy-to-use nail products are crafted with people just like you in mind. Esteemed for their lasting power, our superior formula paired with our outstanding support makes for a salon-quality result, every time.

Epic Nails on the other hand falls short, with a limited assortment of uninspiring products and an inadequate level of support that largely leaves you on your own. But that’s why when stacked up against each other, Gelous has the upper hand.

5 reasons why Gelous is the best alternative to Epic Nails

Unparalleled Range

Gelous Storage Case With UV/LED Gel Nail Lamp, Range of Gel Nail Polishes, Gel Nail Art Stickers and Resin Nail Art Palette inside - photographed in United Kingdom

In order to bring your dream manicures to life, having an extensive variety of choice is essential to keep your sets fresh and exciting. That’s why Gelous provides a Gel Nail Polish collection that exceeds Epic Nails by twofold. With over 300 polishes that span the full spectrum of colour, finish and function, Gelous brings everything you need to create truly spectacular manicures. A one-stop shop for all your at-home gel nail needs, Gelous goes above and beyond, not only in our polish selection but across the whole range. By comparison, Epic Nails will only serve to let you down.

With Gelous, you'll have the power of choice. Whether you love a chic neutral, soft pastel or the brightest of neons, we’ve got you covered. After some sparkly allure? Prepare to be mesmerised by our Glitter Gel Nail Polishes. Craving simplistic beauty? Embrace the effortless elegance of our Sheer Gel Nail Polishes. Or, if you’re feeling something more unique, step into the spotlight with one of our Special Finish Gel Nail Polishes - all of which you’ll find Epic Nails simply doesn’t range. With these, you’re free to delight in the pure beauty of our Pearlescent collection, explore otherworldly realms with our Glow in the Dark and Galaxy polishes, or fully unleash your creativity with our Blooming Gel to create effortless designs such as tortoiseshell, watercolour and marble. Unlike other brands, we’ve made sure that there is something for everyone. Our extensive range opens up a world of endless possibilities, and that includes the always-loved nail art.

We believe that nail art is for everyone, irrespective of skill level or the stage of your at-home gel nail journey. That’s why we offer an complete selection of Chrome Powders, Nail Art Tools, Stickers, Transfers and Foils, so you can create breathtaking designs with ease - even as a total beginner. On the other hand, Epic Nails fails to measure up in this area, offering limited options or completely lacking them altogether. Why restrain your creativity when there is so much room to flourish? Once you’ve experienced the Gelous difference, you’ll never look back.

Longer, Stronger Manicures

Gelous Green Checkers Wavy French Tip Gel Nail Art - photographed in United Kingdom on model

At Gelous, we’re committed to providing you with gel manicures that are built to last. When it comes to durability, Gelous outshines Epic Nails without question. With proper prep, application, and aftercare, you can count on your manicures to last well beyond Epic Nails’ 14-day mark. We promise salon-quality results, and we mean it. That means providing you with the tools to create beautiful, long-lasting manicures that truly reflect the salon experience.

With Gelous, you’ll find specially formulated products such as Rubber Base Coats and Builder Gels, fundamentally designed to strengthen your manicures and extend their lifespan. Cult favourites, our customers consider these products essential, seeing their manicures last well beyond two weeks without any fading, peeling or chipping. Only removing their sets solely because their manicures have grown out, you won’t find these revolutionary items with Epic Nails. For manicures that not only look beautiful but truly withstand the test of time, Gelous is the clear choice.

Uncompromising Quality

Gelous Vanilla Latte gel nail polish - photographed in United Kingdom on model

Keeping it clean is in our ethos. To us, taking care of you and the world around us is a no-brainer, and in our view, that's what the standard should be. With Gelous, you’ll learn our Gel Nail Polish is vegan, cruelty-free, and non-toxic (10-free), meaning it’s free from 10 harmful chemicals commonly found in nail polish. Why would you accept any less? Your health is of the utmost importance, and it’s our priority as much as it is yours.

While Gelous is dedicated to providing high-quality, durable, and ethical gel nail products that prioritise both the environment and your wellbeing, the same level of transparency and commitment is not apparent from Epic Nails. With zero details on product ingredients, brand values or ethical practices, it’s clear that they miss the mark. No matter what you’re buying, it’s essential to understand what you’re genuinely getting - it’s as simple as that. At Gelous, we uphold full transparency, so you can have absolute peace of mind when it comes to the safety and quality of your nail products. Using ethical production practices, sustainable packaging and high-quality, non-toxic ingredients to produce superior formulas, our products bear the professional result you deserve. No compromising around here.

Exceptional Support

Gelous French Tip Florals Gel Nail Art - photographed in United Kingdom on model

At Gelous, we're more than just a nail product brand - we're a lively community of gel nail enthusiasts who are passionate about helping you craft the perfect manicure. Whether you're a total beginner entering the world of gel nails or endeavouring to step up your mani game, we're committed to guiding you every step of the way. Our dedication sets us apart from Epic Nails, where our support carries well beyond your purchase.

Explore our continually-growing YouTube channel for a varied collection of detailed tutorials, from manicure basics to intricate nail art, or join our Facebook community to connect with like-minded individuals who are itching to offer their support and advice. Stay inspired with our weekly mini nail-art tutorials and up-to-date with the latest trends through our resourceful blogs. Need direct assistance? Our friendly team is just a live chat, phone call, or email away. At Gelous, we ensure your gel nail experience is seamless and truly enjoyable, that’s why we continually go above and beyond what Epic Nails offers. You can depend on us to make your journey towards a flawless manicure as easy as pie.

Customisable Starter Kits

Gelous UV/LED Gel Nail Polish Application With Bright Gel Nail Polish - photographed in United Kingdom on model

It’s no secret that everyone has their individual tastes, after all, there’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to favourite nail polish shades. So why should you have to fit into a cookie-cutter when you’re just getting underway? Unlike Epic Nails, which offers a scant selection of pre-prepared starter kits with pre-determined colours, Gelous grants you the freedom to fully customise your Gel Starter Kit with any shade you like. Plus, with differing size options and exciting add-ons like scented Cuticle Oils and Matte Top Coats, your kit becomes a true reflection of yourself. We ensure your at-home nail journey begins on a high note, with a gel manicure that’s completely tailored to you.

For an at-home gel nail experience that lives up to its promise of fun, opt for a Gelous Starter Kit. These highly sought-after packs equip you with everything you need to get started, including a Base Coat, Top Coat, Colour Coat of your choice, UV/LED Gel Nail Lamp, Nail File, Orangewood Cuticle Sticks, Cuticle Oil, Lint-Free Wipes and Manicure Removal Clips. Designed to make your manicures simple as possible, you’re free to focus on the fun part - fully immersing yourself in creativity.

Not only is Gelous the greatest starting point, but it’s also the ultimate ongoing destination for support as you progress. With an extensive selection of discounted Multi-Polish Packs, twice as large as those offered by Epic Nails, Gelous makes it easy for you to grow your collection and perfect your manicures to your heart's content. With Gelous, the power of choice is yours, and it’s yours to explore.

What our customers say about us

Gelous is a longer-lasting, better-supported and far superior-ranged at-home gel nail solution than Epic Nails, but why just take our word for it? Check out what other people just like yourself have to say.

“I have used other gel brands at home before and they were a disaster. Gelous has changed my life, I am obsessed! Not only do they have an amazing colour range and accessories, they are affordable and have saved me hundreds. I haven’t been to the nail salon in a year. Highly recommend!!!”
- Chelsea

“I’ve used a few different brands in the past but Gelous is by far my favourite. The gels are long lasting, I haven’t had any lifting or chipping and the colour range is amazing! Definitely recommend for any level of skill.”
- Cassie

“Absolutely love my collection of gels from Gelous. From starter kit bundles to brushes, foils, stickers, different finishes, different bases... All tastes and nail art styles are accounted for. The website is easy to use, products are high quality and all the information you need for application and removal is all there at your (freshly manicured) fingertips.”
- Belinda

Ready to see the Gelous difference for yourself?

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