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Wrap It Up: Gel-Polish Removal Wraps

To meet the soak-off needs of all of the gel-polish lines, manufacturers have begun to release their own brands of soak-off solutions and remover wraps to help techs get an effective and thorough soak for clients. Here are some of the latest wraps to hit the market.

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How Ventilation Reduces Solvents in Nail Salons

This video, from the Local Hazardous Waste Program in King County, Washington, shows the measurement levels of common nail salon solvents in the air, both with and without source-capture ventilation. Watch move videos on salon ventilation.

Secret Ingredient} Acetone

The clear and dear friend that makes polish removal a snap, and acrylic and gel removal possible, is a bedrock for the nail industry.

HandsDown Soak-Off Gel Nail Wraps

HandsDown Soak-Off Gel Nail Wraps from Graham Professional Beauty Products were designed to be the easiest, most comfortable way to remove soak-off gel polish and acrylic.

HandsDown Soak-Off Gel Nail Wraps

Graham Beauty's HandsDown Soak-Off Gel Nail Wraps were designed to be the easiest, most comfortable way to remove soak-off gel polish and acrylic. These wraps are flexible enough to be used on both finger and toenails and the unique material and easy-press seal creates a non-slip wrap.

How to Remove Gel Polish at Home

The soak-off polishes can be removed without the salon.

The Truth About Acetone

Cosmopolitan’s Beauty Q&A asks: Is acetone nail polish remover really that bad?

Natural Nail Polish Remover Pads

La Fresh Nail Polish Remover Pads are biodegradable and natural. One pad cleans and conditions all 10 nails with a fresh Tuscan blood orange scent. Formulated with a nourishing blend of vitamin E, aloe, glycerin, rosemary, and horsetail extracts, the pads are free of acetone, acetate, parabens, petrochemicals, glycols, dyes, artificial fragrances, and animal byproducts.

Advice on Gel Manicures

Glamour’s beauty expert Andrea Pomerantz Lustig recommends getting gel manicures only once in a while, as the removal process can leave nails weak after lots of filing and acetone soaking.

On My Mind: Fear Factor Doesn't Fly With Us

Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.