How to Safely Remove Dip & Acrylic Nails with Soak-Off Clips
DO NOT PEEL IT OFF!!
We know that it’s really tempting to do so, but peeling it off is a horrible way to remove your dip nails or acrylics. It’ll tear off layers of your nails and leave you with weak, brittle nails that can take months to fully grow out. And, nobody wants that!
Keep reading! We’ll share with you all the tips, tricks, and products that you'll need to remove your dip powder mani or acrylic mani without ruining your nails.
ITEMS NEEDED: available at LDSNails.com
- Cotton balls/cotton pads
- Mini dusting brush
- Mini files
- Nail polish remover - Acetone-based
- Cuticle pusher
- Soak-off clips
Use a nail file to remove the top-coat & reduce as much powder as possible.
Tip: we suggest a 180 file grit rather than a 240 grit
Use a mini dusting-brush to clear powder excess
Put the cotton pad in the soak-off clip
Put acetone-based/nail polish remover in the cotton pad with a sufficient amount.
Put your finger in the soak-off clip & make sure the cotton pad cover all your cuticle.
Allow nails soak for 20-25 minutes.
Take off the soak-off clip & use a cuticle pusher lightly push out to remove the powder.
*Tip: take off soak-off clip one by one; it'll help the powder don't harden again.
Use the nail file to sharpen nails & remove the powder excess.
Use cuticle oil to moisture your cuticle & manicure.
There's only one simple rule to succeed in this removing technique. Be patient!
Don't rush the process. And, when it's over, ensure to restore moisture and balance in your nails with your favorite nail strengthener and cuticle oil and give your nails a breather.
After that, re-create your dip powder mani with one of our all-time favorite kits:
- LDS Trial Color Dip Kit:
- LDS Trial French Dip Kit: