How to Remove Shellac Nails

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How to Remove Shellac Nails
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I'm not a nail technician. Do the following steps at your own risk. This is how it is done in the salons. I just tried to do it on my own to save a visit to the nail salon just for the removal.

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Gather your supplies

Gather your supplies

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This is my 2 1/2 weeks of Shellac polish.

This is my 2 1/2 weeks of Shellac polish.

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Cover nail with cotton ball. Make sure nail is fully covered.

Cover nail with cotton ball. Make sure nail is fully covered.

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Soak cotton ball with Pure Acetone.

Soak cotton ball with Pure Acetone.

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Cover everything with the square foil.

Cover everything with the square foil.

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It should look like this.

It should look like this.

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Fold the excess foil on top.

Fold the excess foil on top.

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Then repeat to the rest of the nails.

Then repeat to the rest of the nails.

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let it stand for about 10 minutes. This will make the polish soft. Easy to push with the nail pusher.

let it stand for about 10 minutes. This will make the polish soft. Easy to push with the nail pusher.

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Push the soften Shellac nail polish with the nail pusher. (Push just the soften nail polish. Don't scrape too hard, so you keep your nails smooth)

Push the soften Shellac nail polish with the nail pusher. (Push just the soften nail polish. Don't scrape too hard, so you keep your nails smooth)

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It will look like this.

It will look like this.

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There, all done. You can go ahead and do your regular manicure or wash your nails and put a nail strengthener. I love Nail Envy from OPI.

There, all done. You can go ahead and do your regular manicure or wash your nails and put a nail strengthener. I love Nail Envy from OPI.

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Done! That's after application of Nail Strengthener (OPI Nail Envy) and no manicure done. All smooth. 😉

Done! That's after application of Nail Strengthener (OPI Nail Envy) and no manicure done. All smooth. 😉

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