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How do you remove nail varnish without remover?

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To remove nail varnish without remover, paint your nails with clear nail polish and immediately remove it with a cotton ball. The old nail polish is removed with the new. Repeat until the old nail varnish is gone.

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  1. Select a new nail polish

    Get a new nail polish. A clear coat works best, but another color works too.

  2. Paint your nails

    Paint your nails with the new color.

  3. Remove the polish

    While the new polish is still wet, remove it with a cotton ball. The old nail varnish comes off with the new. Repeat until the nail varnish is completely removed.

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