Feeling worried that your gel nails are going to grow out while you are self isolating? We know how tempting it can be to pick off your gel nail polish especially if you are feeling stressed. Don’t worry we are going to give you all the information you’ll need to remove them safely without causing damage to your nails.
How do you remove gel nails at home?
Does peeling off gel polish damage nails?
When you peel gels off your nails, you’re not just peeling away the polish, you’re also peeling off layers of your nail bed with it. Doing this is going to lead to much flimsier, weaker nails or dry and flakey textures on the nail. If you continuously peel off your gel nails you’re probably going to have to take an extended break from manicures until your nails recover and build up again. So want more manicures in the future? Resist the picking and read on to learn how to take off your gels without the damage.
How do I fix my nails after gel peeling off?
OK, so you’ve already succumbed to the temptation of peeling your gel nails off. Don’t panic, we can do a little damage control to help your nails heal a little quicker. They’ll need a bit of time to breathe, so it’s a good time to cut them down to size, to prevent them from bending and breaking themselves. It’s also a good idea to buff them (gently) back into a good shape. Apply good cuticle oil to the nail bed, and a nail strengthener if you need one.
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What do I need to remove my Gel Nails?
When it comes to removing your nails (go you for not chipping them off), you’re going to need acetone, a bowl, foil nail wraps, cotton wool pads, and a nail file. You should make sure you’re in a well ventilated room when using the acetone. The best way to remove your gels does take a little time and patience, but your nails will thank you for taking the time and using the appropriate method.