Day 19: Step-by-Step Guide for Better Nails

I use the Paula’s Choice 10 Steps to a Salon-Quality Manicure at Home for my nails. And what a big difference it has made!

So I wanted to share the step-by-step guide and add vegan or cruelty-free products to help you on your healthy nail journey.

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TOP 5 Vegan & Cruelty-Free Nail Polish Removers

It’s has been about a week now and it’s time to remove that old polish! But before you grab your conventional nail polish remover; let’s learn what acetone is. Acetone, a common ingredient found in nail polish removers, is a colorless, volatile, flammable organic solvent. That’s right! It’s naturally occurring. It is found in small amount in plants,trees, or even blood. So why do people avoid it? Well, acetone is still a harsh chemical, especially when directly applied onto your nail. This can lead to drier, more brittle nails over time.

But you don’t need acetone to remove the polish. All you need is some alternative ingredients, such as different oils, to help lift the color from your nail, while still moisturizing your digits. Here are some vegan and cruelty-free nail polish removers to try!

Vegan or Cruelty-Free Nail Polish remover

  • Honeybee Gardens Nail Polish Remover $9.99
    • Enriched with horsetail extract to strengthen nails
    • Fortified with vitamin E
    • Fortified with aloe to soothe and protect cuticles
    • Removes water-based and conventional nail polishes
    • Gluten-Free
    • Vegan & Cruelty-Free
    • Child safety cap
  • Karma Naturals Soybean Oil Nail Polish Removers $12.00
    • Vegan & Cruelty-free
    • Comes in three scents (Lavendar, Tea Tree, and Unscented)
    • Free of any petroleum ingredients
    • Derived from farm crops (supporting American farmers)
    • Packaged in 100% recyclable glass bottle
  • SUNCOAT™ Plant Based Nail Polish Remover $12.00
    • Vegan & Cruelty-free
    • Plant-based–made from corn stock fermentation
    • Enriched with vitamin E
    • Removes water-based and conventional nail polishes
    • Oil like consistency, will not dry or discolour nails
    • Biodegradable
    • Spill-Free
  • EXO Pure Remover™ $15.95
    • Cruelty-free
    • Organic
    • Plant-based
    • Designed to condition and repair your nails while it removes polish!
    • Available in four natural scent (Lavendar, Mint, Orange, Unscented)
    • Safe for natural nails, acrylic nails, and removes most gel polishes
  • PRITI NYC Soy Nail Polish Remover $22.00
    • 100% Biodegradable
    • Derived from farm crops
    • Comes in two scents (Lemongrass, Unscented)
    • Can remove water-based or solvent-based nail polishes
    • Has 2 oz. options ($13.00)