How To Remove Dark Nail Polish Without Staining The Skin Around Your Nails #SHEfindsSolutions

May 13, 2017 by Alisha Stacy
shefinds | beauty

Is there anything worse than taking off dark or red nail polish and having all the skin around your nails turn the same color? By the time you are done getting it all of off, you’re probably seriously reconsidering painting your nails another color at all. Luckily, there is a way to make this job a little easier. Follow the steps below so you can easily take off your dark or red nail polish without staining the skin around your nails.

Step 1: Apply cuticle oil around your nail and under the tip of your nail. The oil will help keep the dark polish from running onto your skin, so this step is essential!

Step 2: Soak a cotton ball into nail polish remover and press it down on your nails for around 10 seconds. This will help to start lift the nail polish off.

Step 3: Begin to take the color off by push the cotton ball in upwards motion towards the tip of your nail. This is also important to ensure you are not smearing the color onto the skin around your nail.

Step 4: Once you have the color off your nails, soak them in a bowl of warm, lemon water. The citrus will help to remove any stains that may have happened and will leave your hands super soft.

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Marketing Manager, Contributing Editor

Alisha Stacy creates compelling e-commerce content for SheFinds--on behalf of clients as our marketing manager, and as a contributor to the editorial team. She covers fashion, beauty, wellness and travel. You can always find her in an Uber and never too far away from a Chipotle. You can reach her at [email protected]

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