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How to Remove Stubborn Nail Polish

How to Remove Stubborn Nail Polish

We all know the traditional way of removing nail polish..  Involving getting the old trusty bag of cotton balls out of the medicine cabinet along with the acetone or non acetone nail polish remover and begin the messy and irritating process of removing the chipped unwanted nail polish from your nails.

Now there are two popular methods of  removing heavy coats of glitter polish, or other stubborn polishes in 5 minutes or less.

  1.  Nail Soakers
  2.  Foil Method

 

Nail Soaker Method

The objective of the nail soakers are to soak your nail bed in polish remover for 2-5 minutes.

You will need some common nail supplies:

  • 100% Acetone or Gentle Glycerin Acetone
  • Cotton, cotton balls
  • Pack of Nail Soakers
Finger Soakers

View the video below showing how to use the Nail Soakers

Pro's

Great if you if you don’t want to take the time to do the Foil Method. Very easy, fast, and uses common supplies that are cheap and easy to attain.

Con's

Use more nail polish remover than the foil method. Can be drying to your nails and cuticles without proper follow up with moisterazation.

Foil Method

You will need some common nail supplies, plus a few household items:

  • 100% Acetone or Gentle Glycerin Acetone
  • Cotton, cotton balls, or cotton pads (whole or cut up)
  • Aluminum foil – ripped or cut into small rectangles
  • Manicure Oil or some sort of moisturizer for cuticles.

View the video below showing how to use the Foil Method

Pro's

This method will remove the nail polish quickly,

Con's

Messy . Can be drying to your nails and cuticles without proper follow up moisturization.