Dip powder nails look great, but at the same time, you may want to get rid of them at some point after you have had them for a few weeks. Which does bring in the question, how can you remove these properly and safely? There are many different factors you have to keep in mind when removing dip powder nails – some more important than others. But it always comes down to making sure that you take good care of your nails so that they are not damaged.
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Soak Your Nails in Acetone
With this method, you will simply dip your nails into acetone and just wait until the dip powder flakes off. After it has flaked off, you can apply a natural oil, or a nail moisturizer to the nails and your skin after the removal process. We feel acetone is quite an easy method to remove dip powder nails.
Hot Acetone Method
With this method, you can heat the acetone so you can make it more reactive, and then dip into the cotton ball and put it on each nail.
This procedure is popular, because all you need to do is microwave a bowl of rice, and then add a bowl of acetone in the hot rice. As the acetone gets hot, you can then dip a cotton ball and put it on each nail to remove the dip powder. It’s a very efficient removal process, so well worth trying out this method.
Add acetone dipped cotton balls onto your nails, before you wrap some aluminum foil around each nail. You then add the hot water in a bowl, and then dip the fingers into the water. It’s quite a fast dip powder removal process, since it takes less than 20 minutes to remove dip powder with this method.
Acetone and Aluminum Foil
Do the first step from the method above, and then keep the foil wrapped around each nail for 20 minutes. It does take a bit of trial and error to make it work, but the truth is that you can get some really nice results if you do this properly. Not only that, but the body heat gets trapped, and that quickens the removal process. Test it out yourself, and you should be happy with the results!
As you can see, there are many different methods you can use to remove dip powder nails. Just give each method a shot, and see what works for you. It might take you a few tries to allow you to settle on a long term removal process to see which one works well for you, but it’s well worth doing.