So, you have been enjoying your acrylic nails for some time, and now you are wondering how to remove acrylic nails at home. We will try to help you with this one. You must be very careful while removing those. If you don’t do it right, you may damage your own nails or even hurt your fingers. Acrylic nails can look nice, if you pick the right length and design. It is always recommended to have simple and decent design and not to overdo it with length and colors.
These nails can also provide a kind of protection for your own nails. However, acrylic nails do not last forever, so you will have to remove them eventually. I order to avoid spending more money for acrylic nails removal, try several simple steps to remove acrylic nails at home.
How to Remove Acrylic Nails
You will need a plastic bag to dispose the nails, some petroleum jelly, acetone remover, glass bowl, buffer for nails and clippers.
You can use your desk or other area to sit and start. Cover the area with the plastic bag you have, in order to avoid spilling any liquid and destroying the table or desk.
Now take the clippers and cut the nails down, till they are short. This will make your work easier. Take the glass bowl and fill it up with polish remover (acetone remover). It is important to use acetone-based remover because it will dissolve the glue. Do not be rough – you don’t want to hurt yourself. Acetone will make this process much easier. Before doing this, take some petroleum jelly and apply to the skin around your nails, in order to prevent your skin from drying out.
You should soak the nails in acetone polish remover for at least fifteen minutes. Now, try to take the acrylic nails off. Be very gentle. If you can’t remove all of them at once, soak them in acetone remover for another 5 minutes. Then try again. Wash your hands. Remove what is left of the glue.
Apply some moisturizing cream and rub it in. Your skin will need more moisture after being exposed to acetone polish remover.
Shape your nails as you wish. Your hands will look great with your natural nails. They don’t have to be long. If you have nails that are too long, it will be hard for you to do even some simple things. They damage easily and they do not look very stylish, you know. You will look great with your natural nails, even if they are short. It is important to keep them clean and well-shaped. Think about it – you don’t really need ‘nine inch nails’.