Unlisted Brand • Beauty Secrets - Acetone for natural nails polish remover • Treatments
|Would buy this product again.||90%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Olive, Warm Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
This is a great polish remover, but it still is not exactly what I am looking for. I do not mind the smell, it smells better than regular remover. I only wish it removed polish a little quicker, but it is rather nourishing on the nails. I find myself tugging at my nails trying to get the last of the polish off. I am going to try Zoyas and see how it compares.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Blue
Claims - True or False?
1) Conditions and nourishes nails: True
2) Leaves nails soft yet sturdy: True
My 16oz bottle has a simple tall and cylindrical design with a child-proof twist-off cap. The twist-off cap seems to be really finicky and I'm not sure if this is simply my inability to use child-proof caps easily or if this one is simply poorly designed; it takes a number of twists to finally get it off and half of the time when I finally get it off there is some minor leakage. When I first purchased it (and prior to opening) it also leaked a bit in the bag, and if I tip it over sometimes it will leak. A full list of ingredients and usage directions are printed on the back and in multiple languages, all easy to read. Large opening at the top makes dispensing quick and easy.
Acetone-based formula that is designed to help remove polish faster than non-acetone removers but with less damage/drying than pure acetone. It is pink in colour and has a fairly strong artificial fruity smell - many claim it to smell like cherries but I wouldn't say it quite smells like that myself. I am not put off my the fragrance and do actually enjoy it, even if it is quite strong.
Although it contains acetone it does not remove my polish as quickly as I was hoping it would, but compared to old removers I've used and to another acetone-based brand I tried (onyx - I do not at all recommend) it definitely is a good step up. I've also tried the OPI acetone-based remover and I would say that that one works faster at removal than Beauty Secrets, but for the price it's definitely not worth purchasing a large bottle. I've been using this a lot in the last week or two as I've been testing out my new base and top coats and my nails have been in quite good shape. My yellowing has faded quite a bit, which I attribute not only to discontinuing the use of my former Bonder base but also to the superior nail polish removal of this product. I don't need to use nearly as many cottons to remove polish with this and it works pretty well on stubborn glitters/shimmers without too much of a fight. Glitter, shimmer, and pigment don't stain or stay on my skin quite as stubbornly as with other removers other than right around the cuticle where removal can be a bit more difficult. While it doesn't seem to be weakening or drying out my nails my cuticles and skin overall can get dried out by the remover, especially if I don't rinse my hands of the product after use. But again compared to other removers the effect is less pronounced.
Bang for your Buck:
There are 4 sizes, with the large 128oz/1 gallon bottle costing around $20USD on the Sally's website. My 16oz cost around $5CAD and with regular use will definitely prove to be a bargain compared to other drugstore cheapie brands costing the same amount for half the size.
This is definitely a remover I will be sure to pick up again when I run out, likely the large gallon refill bottle as it will be far more economical. I am no longer bothered by the fumes of nail polish removal, which itself is reason enough to repurchase. Would highly recommend to others looking for a new polish remover!
* Overall Rating: 4.5/5
* Price: 1/5
* Packaging Quality: 2/5
* Repurchase: Yes.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Black
I don't know why I didn't come across this sooner. I've tried so many nail polish removers and none of them have been as good as this one. I do my nails frequently (2x a week) and I like to get the polish off fast, needless to say, acetone is a must. I was regularly buying Target's up&up 100% acetone for 3-4 bucks a bottle. It did the job but was super drying.
About 3 months ago I went to spend my Sally's 5 dollar coupon (from renewing my membership) and decided to buy the biggest bottle of this. It ended up being about $0.50 with the coupon. BEST 2 QUARTERS EVER SPENT. I will never buy another np remover again! This is moisturizing, smells good (unless you hate cherries), and works fast. HG product.
Keep in mind, the scent does linger around for a while though! I don't mind it personally, its a light, sweet cherry smell :)
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
This is my favorite nail polish remover and I do my nails twice a week. So I just ended up buying the large gallon and just refilling my smaller container. It's smells great, it's effective, it's moisturizing on my cuticles and not drying at all. However, if you do a lot of glitter I would use their pure acetone one so quicker removal.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other, Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
My favorite nail polish remover! So affordable and takes off my nail polish so easily. My nails tend to be dry as well, and this doesn't dry them out too much. The smell is also not as bad as normal polish remover. I am definitely in love with this!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Hazel
I change my nail polish every other day or so. I LOVE this stuff! It works really, really well, is super cheap, well packaged (I've had acetone leak out of other bottles before, but this seems to have a more industrial strength cap!) and also leaves my hands less dry. I don't end up with white fingers from this.
fwiw, I have a bottle of Zoya remove sitting right next to a bottle of this in my bathroom closet. I think that this product works better and this is what I reach for - and I love Zoya products to the death.
Age: Unknown Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
Sorry to be the odd reviewer out, but this stuff stinks!! I would rather have the chemical smell than this artificial "Cherry" scent any day. And it doesn't go away. Yuk! If you like the smell of 100 cherry air fresheners on your skin this is the stuff for you. But its too sickening for me.On the flip side it does work well.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Makes removing nail polish less of a chore. Which is good for me, because I paint my nails more. Hurray.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
Well this is pretty much a staple in my collection. I bought the 16oz bottle this time at the beginning of the year and it's still half full! I add glycerin to it because that's supposed to make it a little more gentle, though it does already contain some vitamin E to make it moisturizing. Anyway I just soak a hands-down ultra pad in it and stick it on my nail for 30 or so seconds and then wipe the polish off and move on to the next nail. Glitters take a bit more work but it still comes off in a breeze. Great product! And it's super cheap and on on sale a lot of the time.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel
This is HG material for sure. I'm almost finished my 1st bottle, the largest size one and its lasted me about 18 months, and that is with 2-3 polish changes a week (yea, I'm addicted ok!!?!)
Acetone does the trick! In my opinion, acetone is the safest choice. You could use non-acetone to remove polish but it still contains chemicals and you have to expose your nails to it more so than acetone. Acetone is no nonsense and removes everything the first time around. I love that this remover comes in various sizes, is super cheap, and doesn't smell as bad as Sally Hansen removers. Love this stuff, total staple and won't do my nails without it!!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Green
It never would have occurred to me to write a review of this until I saw this review...don't know why. Is such a staple when I do my nails and is an off brand, so didn't think to review it. That said, I'm on my second giant bottle of this. The smell doesn't bother me at all....it's nail polish remover girls! They've done what they can do to "perfume it up". The fact is, acetone just doesn't smell that good...it's a chemical. I know that they say that "non-acetone" remover is better for your nails, but the fact is that acetone does the job quickly, no nonsense. Two swipes with a cotton pad and this product and the old polish is history. I do not remember what I paid for this, but it wasn't much...probably less than $5.00. And it's a LARGE bottle....the bottle will last you a year easily, and that's if you do your nails weekly like I do. Well worth the money and I will buy again. :)
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine Eyes: Blue
I love this acetone, it actually smells good! Like strawberries and it works fast without being to harsh onthe skin on my fingers and toes. Awesome stuff, good price. HG for me.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
I love this stuff! It is cheap, and it comes in a big container so I am not making constant trips to Sallys. It also leaves you hands smelling slightly.... strawberryish? Or maybe I am just insane. But it works great for removing nail polish, you will be amazed if you are used to using the Sally Hansen or store brand stuff from the drug store.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I am horrible at painting my nails...I don't seem to have a steady hand. I was pretty hesitant at trying the corrector pen, but I couldn't beat the price. I was amazed at how well this worked. I was able to clean up the skin around my nails that I had messed up. The only down side is that mine seems to have dried out after awhile. At any rate, I will definitely purchase this and use again.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Sorry to bring the ratings for this down but, this polish stunk! It smelled oddly sweet, but in a sickening way. I had to wash my hands a few times to get the smell out. In terms of polish removal, I would say it was average. It was no better or worse than my usual Sally Hansen polish remover, which ends up costing the same, so getting a big bottle isnt really a great deal for me. I'll finish this bottle, but I wont repurchase.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Grey
It is great because it comes in a nice big bottle, is cheap- and smells oddly good. Oh- and its pink!
Age: Unknown Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Other
I never thought I'd prefer one nail polish remover over any other, but Beauty Secrets Acetone Nail Polish Remover just rocks the socks of the competitors. It's dirt cheap and oddly I LOVE the smell! It still smells like acetone of course but it leaves behind a pleasingly soft sweet scent that I can't quite place....something slightly fruity and summery. It takes my polish off lickety split and does not dry my nails out at all. I buy it at Sally's Beauty Supply. They have it in various sizes in plastic bottles; the remover itself is pink. I'll never use another remover.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Red, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
Newest polish remover HG! Removes polish far better than any drugstore's remover, it took everything off with minimal effort. It actually smells like blackberries in the dry down of the remover, which smells delicious. Also, Sally's Beauty sells it for dirt-cheap and ranges various sizes which goes up to a full gallon! From now on, this will be the only remover I will ever buy again. I love it!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
I just used this product for the first time on a nail polish I thought would be hell to get off. It was a dark blue with glitter in it, and either of these things take tons of patience to remove. Not with this stuff! I only used 2 cotton balls to remove all ten fingers worth of polish! Each finger removed with a couple of swipes and I hardly had to go back and scrub the cuticles clear of blue. Also, for an acetone remover, the smell wasn't bad at all.
I found this on sale at Sally Beauty Supply, which is the only place I think it's available. Price was pretty much the same or less than other removers I've bought.
Simply said: this remover works great. I will definitely be buying more of this .
Age: 36-43 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Brown
Sometimes I have nail polish on that requires radical nail polish remover. There is NOTHING more annoying than going through loads of cotton pads to remove nail polish . I love this product and have a huge bottle from Sally's. Most of the time my family and I split the bottle and expense when it is on sale (I have an old 8 oz bottle).
I will buy this again, but I so rarely need industrial strength nail polish remover, it will probably be a year or so