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How To Remove Gel Polish

Magic Gel Remover

1. Buff your nails to remove the shine of the top coat.

2. Apply a generous layer of Magic Gel Remover over the gel, avoiding the skin.

3. Leave it on for 6 minutes. During this time it should start to bubble.

4. Use a scraper or a cuticle pusher to scrape off the polish.

5. Wash your hands immediately after use.

Gel Remover or 100% Acetone

1. Buff the surface of the nails with a nail file to remove the shine of the top coat. This must be done firmly as the surface must be opened up to allow you to penetrate the lacquer, but be careful not to damage the nail.

2. Soak a cotton pad or nail wipe with Mylee Gel Remover or 100% Acetone and place onto the nail plate, securing with a foil wrap and/or the Mylee Gel Polish Soak Off Clips for extra hold. Alternatively use a remover foil wrap and dampen the pad inside, before securing with the foil wrap. 

3. After 10-15 minutes, firmly pull the pads off your nails, making sure to gently push away any loose product with a cuticle pusher or orange stick.

4. If there is product remaining on the nail, re-buff and re-wrap.

5. Once all the product is removed, wash your hands, then apply cuticle oil and hand cream to hydrate those nails.

Top Tips for Removing Gel Polish

When using any acetone-based product on your nails, use cuticle oil and hand cream to nourish and hydrate your nails and skin.

Acetone can be dehydrating, so it’s key to add back some nourishment to keep your hands and nails healthy.

FAQs

There are a number of ways you can remove gel polish at home using Mylee Gel Remover or 100% Pure Acetone, and they’re all really easy.

Our method for soaking off gel polish with foil and our Gel Remover or Pure Acetone is detailed above, so refer back to the section above for a step-by-step guide.

You can also use our Soak Off Clips to really secure the wraps onto your nails. 

Alternatively, our Magic Gel Remover provides a quick and easy method of removing your polish, which is also detailed above!

Whichever method you use, always make sure to thoroughly wash your hands afterwards and nourish your cuticles with our Almond Cuticle Oil.

No – a regular nail polish remover won’t be able to strip down or cut through the gel.

You need to use a polish remover that contains acetone to effectively remove the gel polish, such as our Magic Gel Remover, 100% Pure Acetone or Gel Remover solution.

You can remove gel polish from the skin around your nails by simply running an angled brush over your skin, sweeping away any excess polish.

It’s important that you always remove polish on your skin before curing underneath your Mylee lamp.

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