You could also try using a regular nail polish base like CND Sticky under your gel polish if you still experience difficult removals. Our Style editor Emily Sher did the honors here, swinging by her local drugstore to pick up one of the "over-the-counter" gel removal options for me to try. I didnt used to use a moisturizer after nail polish remover, but its a must, because it will leave your hands looking tired.
Be very careful not to let pure acetone drip or spill as it will damage the finish of many surfaces, particularly wood. I just use as little as posible, make sure to wash my hand after, and then I use the Lady Soma Nail treatment after washing my hands.
Shauna says: March 19, 2013 at 12: January 20, 2015 at 7: Photos Celebrity Vacation Hair. Aluminum foil, a nail file, cotton balls and acetone nail polish remover.
Remove the foil wraps, and use the cotton ball to wipe off any leftover polish on your nails. Gel manicures are a beauty blessing, if we do say so ourselves.
Then, fill a large bowl with hot water and place a smaller bowl inside. Use your buffing block to smooth the surface of each nail and remove any remaining little bits of polish. Login Register. Wait about 10-15 minutes. Eve Berube says: Pink Gellac. Alex says: While gel polish may be sunshine and rainbows when it is fresh, there is a very dark side to it: Gel polish removal is so simple—I cannot believe I used to drag myself to the nail salon to get them taken off… Now I just do it myself.
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March 15, 2015 at 7: January 26, 2014 at 4: Free shipping offer is limited to standard UPS ground shipping only. Would you like to view this in our Canadian edition? The instructions told me to stick my finger in the jar and twist, implying that with this simple motion, my nail color would magically come off.
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