How to Remove Shellac Manicure

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How to Remove Shellac Manicure
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I am not a nail technician. This is how my beauty therapist suggested I remove it. This is basically the instructions on the pack.

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Obviously you remove at your own risk and I cannot be held responsible for any harm that may ensue!

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You can buy the shellac remover wraps online . Pharmacies sell acetone in the UK.

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This has been on for about 3 weeks!

This has been on for about 3 weeks!

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Take wrap and soak cotton pad  with acetone. Watch those fumes! No naked flames etc!.

Take wrap and soak cotton pad with acetone. Watch those fumes! No naked flames etc!.

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Place finger like so and fold pad over onto nail. You might need some help. It's a bit tricky!

Place finger like so and fold pad over onto nail. You might need some help. It's a bit tricky!

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Secure with sticky tab.

Secure with sticky tab.

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Leave for 10 mins.

Leave for 10 mins.

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Remove using a twisting motion. Any remaining polish can be scraped off with the orange stick.  You probably want to avoid inhaling what comes off of your nails.

Remove using a twisting motion. Any remaining polish can be scraped off with the orange stick. You probably want to avoid inhaling what comes off of your nails.

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Ta-da! Finish with some nail oil or similar.

Ta-da! Finish with some nail oil or similar.

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The alternative is to soak your nails in a bowl of acetone for 10mins. Then scrape off as before. But I suspect it would dry out your nails and skin more.

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