Although many nail salons are reopening these days, lots of girls are keen to DIY nails at home to prevent infections when visiting the nail salon. As a newcomer to the manicure industry, poly gel popularity has dramatically increased. More and more people would like to choose polygel to create pretty and unique nail designs. On the one hand, poly gel inherits the advantages of both hard gel and acrylic, such as strength, flexibility and durability and so on. On the other hand, it is easy to use and great for nail beginners to make at home. However, we should master not only how to use it, but also how to get it off, so the effective measures of how to remove it are very important too.
Getting poly gel off can be quite a challenge by your own at home if you don’t know how to remove it properly. But no worry, we are here to help you how to get poly gel nail extensions off easily.
How to Remove Polygel Nails
There are several ways to remove poly gel nails and today, we will introduce three main processes to get poly gel off easily at home. All of the following ways need to trim nail extensions with a nail clipper.
1. Remove Polygel with Nail Polish Removal Wraps
Step 1: Cutting the nail length with a nail cutter
Step 2: File the nail surface and wipe out the coat
Step 3: Open the removal wrap and use the foil wrap the top of the finger tightly. The less air you let inside, the quicker the polygel gets loosened.
Step 4: Soak the nail for 10 minutes.
Step 5: Gently scrape off the poly gel with the cuticle pusher.
Step 6: Buff your nails after peeling off the poly gel.
2. Remove Polygel Extension with Nail File
Step 1: Trim your nail extension
Step 2: File the nail surface with a 100 to 180-grade nail filer until remove the polygel from your nails
Step 3: Remove the excess dust to reveal your natural nails.
3. Remove Polygel with E-file
This process needs a 180 grit nail file, if you always do poly gel nails or regularly change your nail design, it’s a perfect choice to remove your nails. The e-file will definitely save you a lot of time and work.
Step 1: Remove excess nail length with a nail clipper, and if you want to keep a little more of your natural nails, it's entirely up to yourself.
Step 2: Use the e-file which should be set at a low speed to remove the poly gel layer away from your natural nails, please be careful when you use the e-file. Your nails look hard but are actually fragile, so don't hurt your nails, or even leave a little poly gel on the top of your nails, which can also be helpful with the next care.
Step 3: Clean the left poly gel on your nails with the 180 grit file, be gently or your nails will be hurt.
Step 4: The above uses a rougher way to remove most of the polygel, then please use buffing cubes to polish the nail surface so that it’s convenient to care for your nails in the next steps.
Step 5: Apply some cuticle oil to your nails to keep your nails smooth and bright and it's also helpful to repair your nails.
These processes are quite easy if you master the methods, you can prepare the tools so that you can deal with your nails whenever you like. However, I have to remind you that be careful when you use e-file, because your nails should be healthy so that you can make them beautiful.
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