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Top 5 Best Nail Polish Removers For 2018

Best Selling Nail Polish Removers

 The only thing standing between you and the perfect manicure? Your old manicure.

Banish unwanted polish in seconds with the best nail polish removers.

Nail polish removers come in a couple types, and each have their good and bad points, so it’s worth having a think about which option is going to work best.

Many of brands of remover now contain Vitamin E, aloe vera and other moisturizing ingredients, and these will, over time, greatly improve your nail quality, so are worth considering. The other decision is whether to use a chemical based remover, or not.

Acetone based remover:

This is the most common and cheapest type of remover and is very effective at taking off polish quickly and easily, especially the darker colors. However, it can dry out both nails and cuticles, causing splitting, peeling and soreness.

Acetone removers should be used with care around acrylic nails; as it is frequently employed to loosen and detach these, taking polish off with it can accidentally damage the artificial nail.

Acetone free remover:

This contains no harsh chemicals and is ideal for acrylic and natural nails alike, leaving them feeling nourished and healthy. However, it is more expensive and takes effort to remove the polish, especially darker colors.

To help you decide, these are my Top 5 Nail Polish Removers January, 2019:

1) Onyx Professional 100% Acetone Nail Polish Remover with Nail File

What Makes It Great

I tried this acetone remover with several nail finishes – gel, dip powders and a whole variety of polishes, and it worked consistently well each time. I used soaking and just wiping with cotton wool balls as removal methods and was super happy with the results!

Where It Could Be Improved

I really liked the fact that the manufacturer included a free hard wearing nail file with this – very thoughtful and useful. It arrived promptly and well wrapped. Our only worry is that it didn’t come with a removable foil seal, so that when we opened the bottle, I almost spilt it everywhere. That could definitely be improved upon.

9.4Expert Score
The Final Verdict

An effective, quick working polish remover, and with the free nail file, it’s a winner as far as I'm concerned.

Onyx Professional 100% Acetone Nail Polish Remover with Nail File Removes Artificial Nails, Nail Polish, Gel Polish and Glitter Polish,...

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Last update was on: September 4, 2018 10:44 pm


2) OPI Nail Lacquer Remover

What Makes It Great

Despite containing acetone, this quick acting remover left my nails feeling smooth and healthy, even though I change my polish almost daily. It doesn’t have that chemical smell associated with polish removers, either.

The bottle was slightly grippy, and this, coupled with the locking lid and dispenser, meant that there was no risk of spillages.

Where It Could Be Improved

The price is a little high for a polish remover but for me, it’s worth it.

9.6Expert Score
The Final Verdict

Even though it cost a bit more than most, I would happily pay as it’s such a good remover. You actually don’t need much per session, so it probably equals out in the end anyway.

OPI Nail Lacquer Remover, Expert Touch, 3.7 Fl Oz

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Last update was on: December 23, 2018 5:30 am
$5.38 $5.95


3) Sally Hansen Strengthening Nail Polish Remover

What Makes It Great

This sweet nail polish remover from Sally Hansen ticks all the boxes. It gives consistently good results, and I was very impressed with its performance. Quickly removing every last trace of the polishes I tried it on, it left my nails feeling super smooth and moist.

Where It Could Be Improved

Absolutely no complaints with this one!

9.9Expert Score
The Final Verdict

This is an impressive polish remover that not only took off unwanted polishes, but also seemed to strengthen and feed my nails ready for the next time.

Sally Hansen Nail Polish Remover, Strengthening - 8 oz

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Last update was on: September 4, 2018 10:44 pm
$5.71 $5.99


4) Natural Nail Polish Remover

What Makes It Great

Are you looking for a natural and cruelty free nail polish remover? You found it! This super effective nail polish remover is 100% free from acetate, ethyl lactate, petrochemicals and other harmful substances to protect your health. All of the ingredients are naturally derived and rated extremely low on the chemical scale. This nail polish remover is also eco-friendly.

Where It Could Be Improved

Since this product doesn’t use harsh chemicals, a little patience is required to get the best effect.

9.0Expert Score
The Final Verdict

This is a safe, environmentally conscious nail polish remover that works a treat. Very happy.

Nail Polish Remover - Natural and Plant Based - Non Acetone - Conditioner and Strengthener for Nails and Cuticles -...

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Last update was on: December 16, 2018 6:26 am
$12.87 $24.97


5) HIGHROCK Acrylic Nail Art Polish Remover Clip Caps

What Makes It Great

What a fantastic idea!

Highrock have come up with reusable clips for soaking off polish – a non-messy, time friendly solution. The clips fitted my fingers well, even my friend’s male fingers – don’t ask, and were comfortable. They look very durable and well made.

These clips halve the time to soak off polish, are inexpensive, simple to use and last really well. I’ve used them multiple times, and they still have plenty of life left. These are fab!

Where It Could Be Improved

To be honest, they do work slower than a traditional acetone soaked cotton pad, but I love them and the only thing that I take issue with is why they weren’t available before!

8.9Expert Score
The Final Verdict

Almost perfect! And you can even hold a cup of coffee or a mobile phone while they are hard at work, so you don’t have to be!

HIGHROCK 10Pcs Acrylic Nail Art Polish Remover Wrap Cleaner Superior Clip Caps (Purple)

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Last update was on: September 4, 2018 10:45 pm

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