How do I remove acrylic nails at home?
Pour 100 percent pure acetone into a tray or bowl and soak your nails in it for five minutes. With a metal cuticle pusher, gently push the polish off your nails, pushing from your cuticles downward. Redip your nails for five mins, then gently push again. Repeat until your acrylics have completely soaked off.
How can you take off acrylic nails at home without acetone?
How can I take off my acrylic nails at home without damage?
How do salons remove acrylic nails?
Edwards says that fake gel nails must be drilled down at the salon. However, if you have acrylics, you can remove them by soaking them in pure acetone.
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