How to Remove Gel Nail Polish at-home or at the Salon
Anyone who loves getting their nails done knows that proper nail care can be hard work. When you go to the salon, you look forward to getting pampered and selecting a new design. But what does not one tell you? You’ll spend at least 30 minutes with your fingers wrapped in aluminum foil or dipped in a bowl of acetone just to soak that polish off when it begins to chip. What a hassle! And if you like doing your own nails…its messy and almost impossible to wrap both of your hands at the same time, which, of course means you are doubling your “soaking” time.
Fortunately, there’s now an easier way to remove your gel polish or acrylic nails while also protecting your skin and cuticles. In this blog, we’ll share a safe, effective, and convenient way to remove your polish.
Why Does It Matter How You Remove Your Polish?
First off, if you’re tempted to pick, rip, or bite of your gel polish or acrylic nails, stop in your tracks! This is the first “DIY” solution that most people come up with, and it’s easily the worst for your nails. Whenever you peel off your polish, layers of your nail bed will come with it. To avoid damaging your nails, make sure you remove your gel nail polish or acrylic nails the right way.
This involves soaking your nails in acetone.
Always before you begin…
- Buff your nail
Gently and slowly sanding down the top layer of polish with a coarse nail file (180/180) can help to remove gel polish and acrylic nails. The goal here is not to remove all of the polish. Rather, you’re just looking to rough up the topcoat.
Be sure to take it slow, remove the shine, and then move on to one of the next steps.
Option 1 – Aluminum Foil
You Will Need…
Aluminum Foil – Cut into 10 equal Squares (approximately 3″x3″ squares)
Cotton Balls – 10
Option 2 –
What’s the Easiest Removal Method?
After reading all of the methods above, you’re probably wondering, “Isn’t there an easier way?
Would you love to be able to use your hands while your nails soak!”
The best way to remove your gel nail polish and acrylic nails is…
They’re the perfect swap for any of the methods above.
✅ Acetone ✅ Cosmetic Pad ✅ Glove
🚫 NO FOIL | 🚫 NO CLIPS | 🚫 NO BOWLS
No more dragging out the acetone, cotton and aluminum foil, no more clips and no more soaking in a bowl.
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They’re ideal for all who want to skip the hassle of traditional nail removal methods for gel polishes and acrylic nails.
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