My new-found love for all-things-glittery has come with one obnoxious side effect: polish removal. The first time I tried taking the gorgeous piles of hex-laden lacquer off I thought my arms were going to fall off instead. I had glitter everywhere; all over my fingers, my hands, up my arms, and worst of all, still on my nails! :(
Until, thank GOODNESS, I discovered the foil method.
First, I cut tin foil into some strips.
Next, I double splashed a cotton ball in pure acetone and placed it on my glittery fingernail.
Then, I took the foil strip and snugly wrapped it around the cotton ball.
(I repeated this until one full hand was foiled.)
Time: 8-10 min. (for each hand)
Finally, I carefully unwrapped the foil (I reused the same pieces on the other hand) and gently wiped away any residual glitter or polish on my nail.
It's really that easy! Then I repeated on the other hand~ in 20 min. I was glitter-free and ready for my next super glitzy manicure. Bring on the sparkle!