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How do I remove acrylic nails safely?
Clip the tips (length) down as far as you need. Get some pure acetone from
any store that sells regular polish remover. Take some aluminum foil cut into
squares, and some cotton balls.
Wet the cotton ball with acetone, lay it on the nail and cover with the foil,
as tight as possible. Repeat all 10 nails or one hand at a time. Do not peek or
open the foil for at least 20 minutes, then one at a time, remove the foils and
with a wood pusher - orange wood stick- scrape the acrylic off.. it should come
right off.. you can repeat if some traces are left. If you peek, the acrylic
will start to harden immediately, so it's best to be patient :)
When you get it all off make sure you give your self a healthy dose of some
good hand cream as the acetone is very drying to the surrounding skin.