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How to Remove Stubborn Shellac Gel Nail Polish at Home
When gel nail polish is properly cured to you nail bed via a UV light, the removal process is a little more difficult. The gel nail polish adheres very well and will take some effort in removing. This is the benefit of having gel nails applied-- they don't want to come off! You will find that gel nail polish will remain intact on your nails for at least 2-3 weeks.
Gel Nails are Stubborn
Removing gel nails can be quite difficult compared to regular nail polish. Regular nail polish remover will not successfully remove your gel nail polish. Since gel nails adhere to your nail and are cured via a UV lamp, the removal process is different. The following removal techniques are not harmful to your nail or nail bed.
Methods of Removal:
You will need 100% ACETONE specifically.
Simply soak nails in 100% acetone with a cotton ball. Or try the other easier methods listed below.
1. Nail Caps
This simple invention allows you to fill each nail cap with 100% acetone and then serves as a soaking cap for each individual nail.
2. Nail Tray
Simply pour 100% acetone into this tray and soak nails for 5 minutes. No mess!
3. Nail Pick
Use a sharp-ended nail tool to lift up the edges of the gel nail polish.
4. Aluminum Foil
Apply 100% acetone to nails via a cotton ball or tissue paper and then cover nails with aluminum foil for 5 minutes.
5. Gel Nail Pad Removers
Purchasing already soaked pads with 100% acetone makes it easy on the go. Simply use pads to remove gel nail polish.
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