How To Remove Your Acrylic Nails
Acrylic nails are awesome and they can give a good aspect to those with weak
nails or simply to those that have nails that grow with a bad aspect. Wearing
acrylic nails has also a reverse. One day you will have to remove them. Below
there are some things that will help you removing your acrylic nails without
First, make yourself comfortable at a working place, like a kitchen table for
example. You can sit back and relax. On the table, place a plastic bag and a
newspaper file. It is better to do so to prevent the damage of the surface of
You will need an acetone polish remover, petroleum jelly, a nail buffer and nail
clippers and a glass bowl. Remember to have all you need with you because when
you will start the procedure of the removing the acrylic nails you will not have
time to run after what you need.
The next step that you should follow is to use a pair of nail clippers in order
to cut the acrylic nails as shorter as possible. This will make the removal of
the acrylic nails easier. Fill a glass with nail polish remover; the nail polish
remover must contain acetone in it. The nail polish remover will help to
dissolve the glue that the fake nails are attached to the natural nails and to
soak the acrylic nails. Before putting your nails into the polish remover
solution you should apply to your skin a coat of petroleum jelly to prevent your
skin to be too dried and damaged between the processes of soaking the acrylic
nails. Another thing: you should avoid the contact between the petroleum jelly
and the nail because it will block the dissolving of the glue.
After this, you are able to start the soaking process. You should dip your
fingers into the glass of nail polish remover and soak the nails there for a
quarter of hour. After 15 minutes, take the fingers off the solution and try to
peel softly the artificial nail. If you feel any resistance dip, your fingers
again into the nail polish remover and wait for 5 minutes.
You should never force removing an acrylic nail if you get resistance. It is
dangerous for your natural skin. After you remove the artificial nails, you
should remove the petroleum jelly and the rest of the glue with a paper
handkerchief, or with a solution of warm water and soap.
In the end, you can remove the remaining glue with a buffer and apply a
moisturizing cream on your hands.