No one wants to show up on a date or a party with chipped nail polish. Imagine the horror of running late and trying to put on your shoes when suddenly your nail polished chipped and as your luck may have it, you’ve run out of nail polish remover just when you needed one so badly. The urgency to remove your chipped off nails can make you panicky and impatient but fret not because here are simple tricks that you can use to fix your predicament:
Lemon is a natural ingredients used in manicures as well as to remove nail polish. You can also soak your fingers will nail polish in lukewarm soapy water for 3-5 minutes and rubbing a slice of lemon on your nails can remove the nail polish easily. Use a moisturizer or nail oil to keep your nails healthy after that.
If you don’t have lemon available, rubbing alcohol is a good alternative as nail paint remover. Compared to commercial removers, alcohol is more natural and less harsh and it can be beneficial to those who are suffering from nail infections.
To remove your nail polish using alcohol, soak your nails for some time in a lukewarm water then wipe the nail paint using a cotton ball with alcohol and to keep your nails healthy, you can use cuticle oil and moisturizer.
Hand sanitizer is something that can be easily found at home and it can also be used to remove SNS nail polish. Simply squirt a hand sanitizer in your nails and rub a cotton ball on them. Repeat the process until the nail polish take off but don’t use too much sanitizer. Be sure to wash your hands thoroughly once you’re done to avoid drying your nails.
Yup, you read it right! Deodorants are not only for your armpits but it can also be used to remove your nail polish. It contains some solvents that can act as wonderful nail polish removers. Just make sure that you are not allergic to spray deodorants before doing it. Just grab your deodorant can and keeping the nozzle at a closer range, spray it over your nails. Immediately wipe it off using a cotton ball. Deodorants have alcohol and acetone in them that will help to clean the nails and remove the nail paint quickly.
I bet all households has vinegar in their pantry because it is primarily use for cooking but the acidic ingredient of vinegar can break down nail polish easily. Speed up the removing process by soaking the nails in warm water for 10-15 minutes. Mix equal parts of lemon juice and vinegar. Stir the mixture, soak a cotton ball in it, press it onto your fingernails, and hold it for 10-20 seconds. This causes the nail enamel to dissolve and removes all the remnants of nail polish. Then use the cotton ball to wipe the polish off. It might take a little longer to remove the nail paint if there are several coats.