Having a gel manicure is an amazing feeling because you can go around showing off your shiny nails for a couple of weeks. Gradually, the shine starts fading as the natural nail keeps growing beneath the polish layer. A top-up job does not look nice on a gel manicure. It is better to remove the layer altogether and have a fresh coat.
The question is whether you should do the nail polish removal at a salon or go for a DIY job. In today’s times, the do-at-home option is preferable. This blog discusses how you can take off gel polish at home. You can master the technique with practice and have clean, undamaged nails.
Get your ingredients in order
Gel nail polish removal requires you to collect the necessary ingredients and be prepared for the job. Your gel nail polish kit should contain cotton balls, aluminum wraps, acetone, cuticle oil, and nail cutters, files, and nail buffer.
Step By Step Remover Gel Polish at Home
Rough up the polish surface
One can use the sterilized nail buffer to break the seal and rough up the nail surface. However, it is advisable to be gentle and ensure to remove the topcoat alone. You need not file deep into the nail polish to remove it. The purpose behind roughing up the surface is that it reduces your exposure time to acetone. (more…)