Some home remedies for removing fingernail polish include using spray deodorant and hair spray. Both of these products remove the polish without harsh chemicals.Continue Reading
To use spray deodorant to remove nail polish, users should spray the product as close to the nails as possible, taking care not to get it in their face. After spraying it thoroughly, wipe the nails down with a cotton ball or cloth. This should be repeated as needed until the polish is thoroughly gone. Users can do the same thing with hair spray, though it make take several tries to remove it completely. After removing the nail polish, the user can soak their hands in warm water for several minutes to remove the excess deodorant and hair spray.
If hair spray or spray deodorant is not on hand, the user can add a top coat of polish to their nails. They should apply the polish as normal and immediately wipe it off. Often, this takes the bottom layer of polish off as well and several coats can be applied to remove it all. A fingernail file can also be used to remove polish. Users should just file the entire bed of the nails until they come clean.Learn more about Nail Polish
Using gel nail polish at home is an effective way to add durability and shine to your natural nails, and can be accomplished in as little as 10 minutes. To start, use a cotton ball soaked in nail polish remover to remove any previous polish, then file and buff your nails using a nail file and buffing block. When the nails are ready, apply the clear gel polish and dry under a UV or LED lamp.Full Answer >
Removing Shellac nail polish at home generally requires 100 percent acetone, cotton balls and aluminum foil. The first step is to soak cotton balls in the acetone until each one is fully drenched. Then place the cotton balls on the nail and wrap them in place with aluminum foil.Full Answer >
As of 2014, gel nail polishes are hitting the market that allow users to apply gel-style polish at home without the UV light typically required to set a gel manicure in a nail salon. Some of these polishes use two different bottles of product to create the look. Some use LED lights in place of UV light, and others simply promise a gel-like look with one bottle of polish.Full Answer >
To get a professional looking manicure at home, start by removing any residual polish with nail polish remover, then file as necessary with a nail file. When the nails are clean and ready, cover with a clear base coat, followed by your dark-blue nail polish, and finish with another coat of clear polish to seal it in. This whole process takes about 15 - 20 minutes.Full Answer >