Why I love water-based nail polish & how to use it!
So you finally found a brand of water based nail polish you like. And it lasted well on your nails. But now that it is time to remove it, the polish does not want to budge. What to do? Luckily, I have some useful tips for removing pesky water based nail polish.
Keep in mind that water based nail polish and regular nail polish are made out of different ingredients. Regular nail polish contains chemical solvents such as acetone, butyl acetate, ethyl acetate, or toluene. Regular nail polish can be removed with nail polish removers containing the same or similar solvents.
However, water based nail polish is made mostly of water and does not contain any of these solvents. Traditional nail polish remover is therefore ineffective at removing water based nail polish. Instead, you should choose a nail polish remover from one of the water based nail polish lines. These removers are often healthier. They may be water, soy, or corn alcohol based.
After choosing a remover meant for water based nail polish, follow these steps:
For more information about using water based nail polish, visit the Pretty Painted Nails Water Based Nail Polish Blog.