Many women love the sexy and glamorous look of long acrylic nails. When they start growing out or look thick with too much polish, it’s time to take them off. Removing the acrylic nails can be a bit tricky! These simple tips will guide you how to remove acrylic nails at home for a fraction of the price a nail salon would charge:


Soak 10 pieces of cotton in pure acetone.  Place one cotton at a time on your nail and avoid touching your skin if possible. Take a piece of foil paper and wrap it around your fingernail to secure the soaked cotton. Let your nail soak for a while for about 20 minutes. After about 20 minutes, the acrylic nail should slide off or be easier to remove. If the nail doesn’t slide off, then reapply acetone for another 15 minutes.


First of all, take a bowl of water; boil it to a mild hot level. Dip all fingers into the hot water. You are not required to put all of your hands into the water. Just dip the nails within the water. Keep the nails dipped for as long as you see the acrylic getting off from the nails and getting defaced. Take an orange stick or toothpick in order to pry up the acrylic nails from your natural ones. Start the process from beneath the front tip of your nails and scratch off the nails one after the other. Follow with a moisturizer.


With the floss method, it is helpful to have a second set of hands. A metal file with a pointed end is used to lift the end of the nail that is closest to the nail bed, while a piece of floss moving in a saw-like motion is used to remove the fake nail from the nail bed.

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