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Definition of Nail Polish Remover

  1. Nail Polish Remover is a Solvent that breaks down and removes Nail Polish. Nail polish remover can have various ingredients, depending on the manufacturer and type of remover. Generally, the main ingredient of any remover is Acetone or the less-toxic combination of Ethyl Acetate and Isopropyl Alcohol. Nail polish removers can come in a variety of different forms. Some liquid removers come in a bottle that can be used with cotton balls or cotton pads, while other nail polish removers come in a package with pre-soaked individual pads. There are also versions of nail polish remover that come packaged with a large sponge that the fingers or toes can be inserted into and twisted around until the nail polish is completely removed.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 1, 2016

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