You may wonder if there is a method to get rid of acrylic nails at home using household items, without acetone. Luckily, you can just remove your acrylic nails using dental floss. You will need a dental floss stick, file, and oil or lotion.
Here is the step by step guide to do it:
Step 1. Pry a small space on your acrylic nails to make a room for the floss part to go under your acrylic and above your natural nail.
Step 2. Then, slide the floss downward with sawing motion toward the end of acrylic nails.
Step 3. File carefully the rest acrylic nails that left on your real nail
Step 4. Last. apply oil or lotion to your cuticle area.
How to Take Off Acrylic Nails with Hot Water
Can you believe it? You can remove your acrylic nails with only hot water. What you need are hot water and a toothpick or nail stick. This is the simplest and easy way on how to take off acrylic nails.
Step 1. Boiled enough water and let it cool down a little. It should not be warm water and not tho be extremely hot as well.
Step 2. Pour boiled water into a bowl and dip your fingers in the bowl.
Step 3. Soak your finger in the water for a longer time until the acrylic nails start to swell. When the acrylic nails are swelling, it means they can be easily removed.
Step 4. Keep your finger soaked in the water until the fake nails start coming off
Step 5. Use a toothpick or nail stick and gently pry the fake nails. Be careful when doing this step.
Step 6. You can reheat the water and repeat the process until the remaining glue of acrylic nails is removed
Step 7. Once your nails are clean. apply Vaseline jelly or moisturizing lotion to keep your nails soft.