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To apply acrylic nails, prepare the natural nails by removing the shine and applying the appropriate bonding agents. Load a nail brush with an acrylic bead, pat and smooth the acrylic over the nail, file the nail into sh... More »

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Acrylic nails last about two weeks with proper care, and nail refills performed by a technician can make them last a few weeks longer. Treating the nails with regular filing and lotion application can also help elongate ... More »

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Non-acetone nail polish remover can be used on acrylic nails. The powerful solvent in acetone nail polish removers damages acrylic nails, causing them to lift and separate from the natural nail. More »

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To remove acrylic nails, you need nail clippers, a nail buffer, acetone, two glass bowls, and cream or cuticle oil. Cover the surface you are using with a plastic bag, and lay newspaper over it to absorb spills. Clip the... More »

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To soak off acrylic nails, fill a glass bowl with acetone-based nail polish remover. Put petroleum jelly on the skin around your nails, place your nails in the bowl of acetone, and let the nails soak. Use a cuticle pushe... More »

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Safe ways to remove acrylic nails include clipping and filing the nails away, soaking in pure acetone, and using a dental floss to saw the nails off. Care should be taken with each method to avoid nail damage. More »

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The best way to remove fake or acrylic nails is with acetone. When removing fake nails at home, it is always important to proceed carefully. Carelessness can result in damage to the nails. More »

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