The substance used in gel nail polishes is fast and firm. After applying to the nails, they have to be secured under a UV lamp. It will get them fixed to the nail and it won’t come off by washing your hands or by doing the household chores.
The real question that arises is how to take off gel nail polish. We will explain you here some of the ways and techniques that are super easy and feasible too.
So How to take off gel nail polish?
The methods described here tell you how to take off gel nail polish safely, and might involve acetone so it’s really important that you protect the skin of your finger first, of course, you don’t want any extra damage. Place some Vaseline coating on the sides of your nail and then proceed with removing the manicure out. The things you’ll be needing are acetone, that you can get from any cosmetic store, and tin foil, which is probably already present in your kitchen. First of all, you have to the buff the surface of the nail using a multi task nail filer. This will help remove the shine from the surface of the nails. After that, soak a cotton ball in acetone and place it on your nail. The take the tin foil sheets and wrap it around your nails with the acetone cotton balls on them. Leave it like that for 10 to 15 minutes.
The acetone will break down the tough bonds of your gel manicure, and within a few minutes, it will be ready to simply slide off of your nail. And you will get the clean nail. Any residue that is left behind can be removed with the help of acetone stuffed cotton balls.
However, if you don’t have the access to tin foil or cotton balls, there is still hope for you. For this method, you will only be needing a loose amount of acetone. So let’s see how to take off gel nail polish by this technique.
Take some acetone and pour it into a small bowl. Deep enough to fit your fingertips into. Then take a larger bowl and add some warm water to it. Place the smaller bowl into the larger bowl to warm up the acetone without directly heating it. Put your nails in the bowl of acetone and let them soak for a few minutes. The gel will start coming off from the ends. Help it off with a small manicure wand. When you’ve completely removed the gel, wash your hand and apply plenty of cream to overcome the damage by the direct application of acetone, which might be abrasive to your skin.
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