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Since the gel craze took over the nail world, the rest of the beauty industry has followed suit. Here are our picks.
This gel foundation gives fantastic and long-lasting coverage. Using three "super-fruits", the Healthy Mix Serum Gel Foundation from Bourjois uses the benefits of vitamin-rich, anti-oxidising lychee, goji and pomegranate to nourish skin as well as offering coverage. It smells amazing too. (£10.99).
Create an expert manicure with Hi Shine Nails Home Gel System. Get a salon finish from the comfort of your own home. Gel polish lasts around there weeks. (£120).
This award-winning liner gives you the look of a liquid liner with the ease and feel of a gel formula. Long-wearing, water-resistant colour glides on and let's you get it just right before it dries - then stays without a smear or crease. (£17).
Use this gel eyeliner from High Street to create a feline flick on your eyes. Once dried, it won't budge. (£8).
This sheer, translucent gel creates a natural flush of colour. Use fingers to apply on cheeks. It's oil-free, fragrance-free and hypoallergenic while being hydrating, moisturising and skin-conditioning. You can use it on your lips too for a just-been-kissed pout. (£12.50).
This Diorskin Compact from Dior has a gel formulation which cleverly melts into skin leaving a powder finish. It offers coverage of imperfections while being highly moisturising. (£36).
These enamels give your nails a colour pop with a gel-like high gloss finish. The wide-angle brush gives a streak-free application. (£7.99).
These gel nail polishes have a wide brush, perfect for a quick application, and they dry incredibly quickly. (£5.99).
These Glamour Gloves from Bliss contain a gel that is enriched with olive oil, grapeseed oil, and vitamin E and help nourish hands. (£36.80)
The Dramatically Different Moisturising Gel is a hero product in Clinique's range of skincare. It has all the moisturising benefits of a lotion, but uses a lightweight oil-free gel texture. It also primes the skin for any treatment products that you wish to use afterwards. (£29.00, 125ml).
This Melting Cleansing Gel contains argan oil, rice silk, assai fruit and rosemary leaf. It glides on as a gel, picking up all the impurities in your skin. When rinsing with water, the formula turns into a milk. (£19.40, 125ml).
This Aquasource Gel by Biotherm is paraben and mineral oil-free, but rich in nutrients. (£28).
This salon-only treatment which takes 30 minutes but lasts for up to three weeks. (£40 for a 30minute treatment). Call 01923 240 010 for stockists nationwide.