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Salon Secret for Polish Removal: Headbands

lint free roll of cotton
As nail techs, we remove nail polish all day long at the salon so we have learned a few tricks to remove nail polish quickly and effectively.

First, you need to use the best nail polish remover.
Second, you need to use the best absorbent cotton.

The best remover for a fast effective polish removal is pure acetone. It take any nail polish off fast and easy. It is what you soak in to remove gel polish. Don't even waste your time with non acetone polish remover!

Now, you need the best cotton to saturate with that acetone to get your polish off.

Cotton balls and the ropes of cotton used for perms leave cotton fibers that stick on the nails during the nail polish removal.  Those annoying fibers seem to get stuck on everything and even linger in the air then they get stuck in the polish creating a mess. I will share with you the best salon secret for nail polish removal

The Best Cotton to Remove Nail Polish

We use rolls of cotton called lint free cotton bands. They can also be called cotton headbands.

They are an old time product designed to be used with chemical hair services, like perms, to prevent chemical drippage on the client's face. 

They are simply the best for removing nail polish. The cotton is compacted, nice and tight leaving no fiber behind.  The compact roll fits easily into a manicure table drawer or in to nail supplies bag.

You can get them right on Amazon for only $5.99!

I hope these tips help you do our nails like a pro!

Licensed Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Makeup Artist

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