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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 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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Remove acrylic nails by clipping and filing them down, then soaking them in acetone. This takes a minimum of 30 minutes. You need acetone, olive or almond oil, a nail block, hot water, aluminum foil, a rag and cotton pad... More »

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Acrylic nails are artificial enhancements overlaid on top of natural nails to give length or strength to the natural fingernails. The most common artificial nail enhancement is traditional acrylic, which is a two-part sy... More »

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To remove acrylic nails at home trim the nails, file the surface, and soak the acrylic in acetone to break it down. Care for natural nails by moisturizing them daily. More »

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