get rid of gel nails

The construction of nails with gel allows long nails and long-lasting hands. However, the gel does not last forever and in fact at some point must be removed. Removing the gel is a fairly delicate operation because, if you are not careful, it prompts you to ruin the nail. So how do you remove the gel from your  nails without damaging them? And how do you safely remove the gel at home ?

Before explaining how to remove the gel from the nail reconstruction, it is good to specify the following:

Professional nail reconstruction gel removal should be done by a professional to avoid damaging the nail
There are different types of reconstruction gels, which are removed in different ways. So you need to know which one has been applied to your nails
therefore, if you have no knowledge of gel nail reconstruction , get help from a professional

What are the gels for the reconstruction of the best nails and the differences between the types
How to remove the nail reconstruction gel ? We must first make a distinction between the two main types of gel currently on the market:

the classic gel
the gel soak off
The classic gel for nail reconstruction is the one that is usually used by beauticians and nail technicians. Unlike the reconstruction with acrylic resin, one of the oldest, it does not require air drying, but through specific UV ultraviolet lamps.

The soak off gel differs from the classic because it is softer and thinner: therefore it looks more like a semi-permanent, and it is not recommended for a reconstruction that involves excessive lengthening of the nail, because due to its softness the latter it may break.

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What are the gels for the reconstruction of professional nails
The gels for the reconstruction of professional nails are therefore the classic and hardest ones, which can be used safely for reconstructions with tips, or millimeter maps to perfectly define the shape of the nail.

Unlike the semi-permanent or the last lighter gel enamels on the market as light as the soak off, the gel polish for the reconstruction of professional nails requires a fairly long procedure to be applied, to be applied by a professional to avoid a reconstruction with bubbles or, at worst, irritation and problems.

Therefore, if you are looking for cheap gel nail reconstructions , or the prices to buy them online, you should rely on professionals or take recognized courses in order to make gel nails without risking mistakes.

How to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails at home
After explaining the differences between the various types of enamel and gel, let’s see how to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails at home . If the polish is soak off, you will need to

  • Specific solvent
    • Lima not too hard 
    • Container or cotton and tinfoil
    • Here’s how to remove the soak gel off your nails

    File the upper part of the nail taking care not to go too deep to avoid damaging the nail
    Wet the cotton pads with the specific solvent
    Make the cotton adhere to the nail and fix it by covering it with the silver paper
    Wait 10 minutes
    Remove the nail polish
    Some pour the solvent into a basin where they put their hands for 10 minutes, but it would be better to avoid keeping the skin and the solvent in contact for such a long time.

    How to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails without a cutter
    To remove the classic gel of nail reconstruction the procedure is long, and if you are not an expert nail technician you would do well to avoid trying, because you risk ruining the nail, hurting yourself or having discomfort.

    In the same way we will talk about the method to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails without a cutter , since to use this type of instrument it would be necessary to have a professional manual, and the risk of damaging the nail is high.

    Can gel be removed from the nail without a drill? Tools and procedure
    The useful tools to remove the gel of the nail reconstruction are:

    • Cuticle oil and stick
    • Disinfectant
    • Two files, one from 100/150 grit and the other less hard
    • Wipes
    • Nail degreaser
    • Reinforcing enamel
    • And here is the procedure to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails without a cutter

    We begin to file the upper part of the nail with the harder file (100/150) taking care not to get too close to the nail. In fact, it is important to leave a thin layer of gel, so that the nail can get used to avoiding it breaking.
    Once the bulk is removed, we finish the job with the least hard file. To avoid going too deep, remove the dust that is generated with the filings by passing a small brush to keep an eye on the job.
    Without this we can also adjust the shape of our nails.
    Once the filing is finished, we pass the wipes with a degreaser to clean it, then cuticle oil with a small massage. We then push the cuticles towards the nail with the skin.
    IMPORTANT: after this removal process , it is necessary to use a reinforcing enamel for at least two or three weeks, to allow the nail to return to its original state. You can still apply a normal polish if you want to give the manicure a touch of color.

    How to remove the gel of the nail reconstruction without a burr in solvent? 
    It is not recommended to remove the gel of the reconstruction from the nails with the solvent, as if it were a seak off gel. Some actually remove it leaving the hand to soak for about ten minutes, and then “removing” the nail polish from the nail (always soaking, to prevent the gel from hardening again) with a stick.

    However, this procedure ruins the nail because it is very rude, it often also eliminates the layer of protective gel that must be left upon first removal, and traumatizes the nail. In any case, if you have decided to remove the reconstruction gel from your nails, contact a professional who will use sterilized instruments, it will be the best way to avoid any problems.

    Tips to avoid damaging or damaging your nails
    To avoid damaging the cuticles, when you remove the gel, gently file and do not get too close to the nail. After removing the reconstruction, use a reinforcing enamel and, during the following weeks, be careful not to hit it.

    Even natural remedies are excellent for protecting and helping nails. Castor oil and lemon, for example, are truly good for hair, eyelashes and nails.

    Lastly, let at least 20 days pass between each reconstruction, because it is important to let the nails “breathe”.

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