Nail Paint

What Is Acetone

10 Acetone-Free Nail Paint Removers

Which nail polish remover do you use? Check your nail paint remover to see whether it contains ‘acetone’. If yes then you should seriously consider changing the remover. It isn’t safe for your nails because it is stripping your nails of their natural shine with the paint it removes.

Here I’ll like to quote a celebrity nail artist Brittney Boyce. She calls a traditional nail paint remover ‘drying and harsh’. And acetone is the real culprit.

What Is Acetone?

What Is Acetone?

It is an organic solvent of industrial and chemical significance. It is used for removing nail paint because it can break down and dissolve other substances. Manufacturers use acetone as a prime ingredient in nail polish remover. While a very small amount of acetone is used in a traditional nail polish remover, it can still harm your nails.

In the words of Brittney Boyce, a traditional nail polish remover can be heavily damaging to your nails. She cautions her clients about using traditional paint removers. She recommends non-acetone removers that are gentler on nails.

How To Remove Nail Polish?

It seems an easy job if done with a traditional nail paint remover. Acetone does a good job. It can give quick results and for this reason, it is a hot favorite of fashion-conscious women. But every time it is applied to nails, it damages the nails.

Christine Koehler, the founder of a leading nail polish brand Flora 1761, suggests soaking nails in warm water … Find more


Your Nail Paint Last Longer, If You Do The Following Things

Your nail paint could last longer, if you take some precautions with the paint. Painting nails is a great way to enhance look and feel of your fingers but nail paint starts chipping soon after applying. And it happens due to negligence on the part of user.

Follow these tips to make your nail paint durable

Always apply a topcoat….

Applying a topcoat over nail paint has dual benefits. First, it increases the glossy sheen of the paint and second, it seals the paint for a long time. For better results, you should apply the topcoat only when the nail paint is dried. Buy the topcoat that works well for all types of nail paints.

Apply a base coat….

Just like a topcoat, you can apply a base coat to prepare base for the paint to set over your nails. The base coat will prevent chipping in addition to improving the color and shine of the paint. It is good to use both top and base coats together.

Treat your hands with a moisturizing cream….

Use a hand moisturizing cream at least twice a day to pamper your hands and nails. The cream will moisturize your hands including cuticles so that they keep nourished and the nail paint stays for a long time. Most women face problems with nails due to dryness.

Paint nails up to their tips….

Take care while applying paint over your nails. The paint should be applied from the base to tip of nails. In this … Find more