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    Default Acrylic nail removal - do it yourself.

    Is there a way to remove acrylic nails at home, that wont completely ruin my nail bed?

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    Default Acrylic nail removal - do it yourself.

    Soak in acetone nail polish remover for 1/2 hour and it turns back to gel.

    I was to impatient and pulled mine off. My nails are so thin and weak now.

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    Default Acrylic nail removal - do it yourself.

    Go ask your pharmacist for some Acetone. Soak a cotton ball in and place on your nail then cover with alfoil. In a bout 10 mins it softens up to scrape off. Takes a little while but works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by austmum View Post
    Soak in acetone nail polish remover for 1/2 hour and it turns back to gel.

    I was to impatient and pulled mine off. My nails are so thin and weak now.
    Quote Originally Posted by wigglemum View Post
    Go ask your pharmacist for some Acetone. Soak a cotton ball in and place on your nail then cover with alfoil. In a bout 10 mins it softens up to scrape off. Takes a little while but works.

    It sounds too much like hard work to me... I thought there might be a quick and easy method I could do whilst still wrestling with the toddler. I think I will have to go to the nail salon, was trying to save money, ah well.

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    Default Acrylic nail removal - do it yourself.

    I used to bite them off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bell & Bug View Post
    I used to bite them off.
    This method I have done before but I take half my real nail with it and they take ages to get back to normal.

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    Default Acrylic nail removal - do it yourself.

    Unfortunately the process in applying the acrylic nails is what causes the damage so no matter how you remove them your nails will be weak. Soak in pure acetone will soften them enough to remove them


 

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