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Soaking off acrylic nails

(6 Posts)
Pleasemrstweedie Tue 27-Dec-16 17:06:44

I'm using acetone, but it's taking a heck of a long time and it's not working very well.

What should I be doing?

whoneedsacuppa Tue 27-Dec-16 17:12:13

You might need to file it off

YouHadMeAtCake Tue 27-Dec-16 17:13:47

Are you using acetone with cotton wool in foil OP?

Fluffycloudland77 Tue 27-Dec-16 18:28:09

Go back to the place who did them. Which system did they use?.

ThisSeason Tue 27-Dec-16 19:23:57

The acetone needs to be warm. Or in cotton wool with foil as per pp. You will find acrylic removal kit things in bigger Boots / Superdrugs.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Tue 27-Dec-16 21:31:38

My DD bought herself a nails kit (when I told her not to, they looked bloody awful, not a bit like the salon ones she had in the Summer. That's why, dear DD , you go to a salon to have them done not try and stick them on yourself. Its difficult enough painting with your weaker hand let alone doing acrylics)

As I didn't want her to knacker her nails though- acetone remover (I have the Sensationails stuff) warm in a pyrex bowl over hot water - it bubbles and stinks.
Soak, cotton pads, foil wrap , leave 15 minutes and they should soften enough to nudge with a wooden nail stick.

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