Get the required supplies around you on the table, using the nail clippers cut the fake nails as short as you can to make it easy to remove. Fill a glass with the nail remover polish which will be used to dissolve the glue. Apply a coat of petroleum jelly before dunking your nails in order to prevent the skin from drying. Soak your fingers for like 15-20 minutes then remove them and try peeling out gently the acrylic nails. For more information see http://www.ehow.com/how_2003351_remove-acrylic-nails.html.