Top 5 Tips when Removing Shellac and Gel Nail Polish

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1. File & Go A Mile  

• A great optional trick just before you remove your Gel Polish use a nail file and file the surface of the top coat to break the initial seal, this will help to speed up the removal process.   

2. 14 Days Does It  
 
• Did you know leaving your Gel Polish or Shellac on can mean it will take longer to remove? • So once your 14 days are up, you'll have fun choosing what new amazing colour or design you want next!  
 

3. Ace It! Go For Pure Ace


• When removing opt for 100% Pure Acetone.  • Why? Firstly pure acetone will remove your Gel Polish or Shellac faster.  • Note diluted Acetone (Less than 100%) from chemists and so on will still work, however may take longer. Please note that lower grades of acetone may result in adverse effects to the skin and nails.  


 

4. Warning! Do NOT Peel, It's A Bad Deal   

• Ok so it's tempting, day 13 you're going to remove your Gel Polish or Shellac tomorrow, so what is the harm in just picking it off…just a little, then a little more!?  • Whether you do this with regular Nail Polish, Acrylic Nails, Gel Nails, Shellac or Gel Polish you actually pull away layers of your nail at the same time! Meaning that your nails key structural content in your nails keratin is weakened.  
 

5. Cure Is The Cure!   

• Did you know if you are curing for longer periods of time on the base coat it may mean when it comes time to removing your Gel Polish or Shellac it can take longer to remove!  • So stick to 10 seconds when using a 36W UV Lamp or 12W LED Lamp. 
 
BONUS  - Top Trick For Waving Goodbye To Your Gel Polish or Shellac • If after 5 minutes of soaking off your Gel Polish or Shellac with your nominated removal method you find the Gel Polish or Shellac has not given the desired result. • Simply dampen your removal wrap again with acetone and place back on the nail for increments of 5 minutes.  • This works particularly well if you have applied 2 top coats, have applied your polish thick, used glitter or even just have a few tough spots left. 
File & Go A Mile  
• A great optional trick just before you remove your Gel Polish use a nail file and file the surface of the top coat to break the initial seal, this will help to speed up the removal process.   
14 Days Does It  
• Did you know leaving your Gel Polish or Shellac on can mean it will take longer to remove? • So once your 14 days are up, you'll have fun choosing what new amazing colour or design you want next!  
Ace It! Go For Pure Acetone   
• When removing opt for 100% Pure Acetone.  • Why? Firstly pure acetone will remove your Gel Polish or Shellac faster.  • Note diluted Acetone (Less than 100%) from chemists and so on will still work, however may take longer. Please note that lower grades of acetone may result in adverse effects to the skin and nails.  
Warning! Do NOT Peel, It's A Bad Deal   
• Ok so it's tempting, day 13 you're going to remove your Gel Polish or Shellac tomorrow, so what is the harm in just picking it off…just a little, then a little more!?  • Whether you do this with regular Nail Polish, Acrylic Nails, Gel Nails, Shellac or Gel Polish you actually pull away layers of your nail at the same time! Meaning that your nails key structural content in your nails keratin is weakened.  
Cure Is The Cure!   
• Did you know if you are curing for longer periods of time on the base coat it may mean when it comes time to removing your Gel Polish or Shellac it can take longer to remove!  • So stick to 10 seconds when using a 36W UV Lamp or 12W LED Lamp. 
BONUS - Top Trick For Waving Goodbye To Your Gel Polish or Shellac • If after 5 minutes of soaking off your Gel Polish or Shellac with your nominated removal method you find the Gel Polish or Shellac has not given the desired result. • Simply dampen your removal wrap again with acetone and place back on the nail for increments of 5 minutes.  • This works particularly well if you have applied 2 top coats, have applied your polish thick, used glitter or even just have a few tough spots left. 
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