If you have weak nails and they are brittle, you will need to take extra care of your nails to ensure that you do not damage them or they break when removing your polish. We’re here to provide you with the some of the Best Nail Polish Removers that you can use on your Weak Nails. I have personally used these countless times on my own nails and on several clients nails. They completely restore Nail strength.
You want to ensure that they do not snap and more importantly, they continue to grow with increased strength.
Using Nail Polish Remover with harsh chemicals can cause damage, and therefore if your nails are weak, you should consider alternatives to standard nail polish.
That’s why I have compiled a list of the Best Nail Polish Remover that you can purchase if you have weak nails. We want to introduce you to the organic, natural and chemical-free solutions that work better, and work for not against your nails.
Beyond this, trying to remove a gel manicure can be hard work!
The process of scrubbing and having to inhale acetone, until you get every last bit of polish off can be a really hard challenge. And if you’re trying to remove Glitter, then it’s going to be even harder!
Here, you can further research and take a look at the different options available to ensure you choose the one which will help protect your nails from the toxic and harsh chemicals of standard polish remover.
We understand that this can take a lot of research and time to identify the best on the market.
We’ve done the groundwork for you to find the polish remover that lets you strip your nails of nail polish and protect your natural nails in the process.
After spending over 20 hours testing nail polishes on our own weak nails (whilst building on the experiences and expertise of our Nail Technician Editors and Friends over the past seven years), we think the Pure Vitality Natural Nail Polish Remover, Conditioner and Strengthener is the best for most people.
So without further ado – these are the best polish removers that will mean you can protect your nails quickly and effectively.
- 1 Best Nail Polish Remover For Weak Nails
- 2 1. Pure Vitality Beauty Natural Nail Polish Remover, Conditioner and Strengthener (Editor’s Choice)
- 3 2. Karma Organic Beauty Natural Soybean Lavender Nail Polish Remover
- 4 3. Mineral Fusion Nail Polish Remover
- 5 4. Priti NYC Soy Lemongrass Scented Nail Polish Remover
- 6 5. Ella+Mila Soy Nail Polish Remover
- 7 Our Top Reccomendations
- 8 Conclusion
Best Nail Polish Remover For Weak Nails
There are some factors to be considered before you purchase. Those factors include the type of nail polish you have applied, how many times you expect to use the nail polish remover, and your budget.
To consider these factors, we’ve pulled together a number of different options. These are only the best and most often recommended across the market.
Below is the table which shows our favorites. Each and every one listed has been chosen by our specialist reviewers and has taken all the factors into consideration.
1. Pure Vitality Beauty Natural Nail Polish Remover, Conditioner and Strengthener (Editor’s Choice)
The first on our list and our Editors Choice. We have been using the Pure Vitality Beauty Natural solution for as long as we can remember and recommend it to all our customers in our Salon.
We love the clean all natural ingredient list, which is free from free from Acetate, Ethyl Lactate & Petroleum Chemicals. These are renowned for being harmful with repeated or prolonged exposure so we always recommend avoiding them. The problem is, these chemicals are in most polish removers!
Applying the Pure Vitality Beauty solution to your nails is incredibly easy and quick. All you need to do is apply with a q-tip, cotton wool or a dropper, allow the remover 2-5 minutes to soften the nail polish and then simply wipe it off. Its that easy and there are no chemical fumes that will pollute the air.
In terms of the overall results of the remover, we are incredibly impressed that it doesn’t dry out your nails like other removers can. Furthermore, the natural ingredients will strengthen and moisturize your nails unlike traditional nail polish removers which leave you with weak, brittle fingernails and toenails. Plus they are non hazardous, non-toxic, non-carcinogenic and pregnancy safe.
In terms of price, it also cannot be beaten. Its very affordable and comes in as mid-tier in terms of price against others on our list.
As such, we can only recommend the Pure Vitality Beauty Natural Nail Polish Remover, Conditioner and Strengthener. It is our number one and Editors Choice, and the one we believe you should opt for.
They also offer a 100% Risk-Free Purchase by offering you a full refund if your’e not satisfied.
2. Karma Organic Beauty Natural Soybean Lavender Nail Polish Remover
Karma has become one of the biggest names in the industry, and their organic nail polish removers are great evidence and reason for this. They have released a number of fantastic products, but after careful consideration, we have chosen the Karma Organic Beauty Natural Soybean Lavender solution as our second recommendation.
Like the other nail polishes on our list, Karma. It is also rigorously tested to ensure that it removes nail polish faster and easier, and they are always upgrading the solution to ensure it’s the best on the market. In doing so, their formulation is the best, free from toxic, acetone and alcohol, the very things that dry out and damage your nails.
We’ve used a number of Karma’s products of the years including this one on several occasions. We found that it removes even the most difficult to remove polish from nails pretty easily. But best yet, we noticed that after the nail polish is removed, nails remain moisturized which really helps them grow and strengthen.
The lavender smell of the remover is also surprisingly pleasant and makes the entire experience of removing your nail polish far more comfortable.
We would have placed Karma at number one, and it ticks all of the boxes except it is a little more expensive than the Pure Vitality Remover we discuss above. For this reason it comes in close second.
If you own a salon and have nail remover on show, or prefer the branding and the image, then Karma is for you!
Like Pure Vitality, Karma offer a 100% Risk-Free Purchase by providing you with a full refund if you’re not satisfied.
3. Mineral Fusion Nail Polish Remover
The third remover to make our list comes from Mineral Fusion – it’s a very affordable yet premium option. This natural non-drying acetone free nail polish remover comes completely free of any harsh chemicals. It is free from parabens, synthetic fragrances and is also phthalate free. Plus it smells amazing – its Mango scented!
Its great for removing both conventional and natural nail polishes. All you need to do is apply some of the solution to a cotton ball. Press the saturated cotton on your nail for a few seconds, then wipe clean.
We’ve always got a few bottles of this lying around in our Salon due to the Mango scent which we believe is a standout feature. Plus, in terms of performance, this Acetone-free formula easily removes even the darkest shades of nail polish without drying the nail. We like it, and hence it makes our list!
If you’re on the go or travelling then Mineral Fusion is for you! The bottle is very easy to transport and the size of the bottle is easy to pack!
4. Priti NYC Soy Lemongrass Scented Nail Polish Remover
We understand at Almond Nails that sometimes, you just want to work with products that smell amazing – this is where the Priti NYC Soy Lemongrass Scented solution earns its place in our sizzling line up. Its also fantastic for the price, and really helps to leave nails and cuticles moisturized unlike your standard nail polish removers.
When working with the Priti Remover, we have noticed that 1 cotton ball dab into the solution lasts for around 3-4 nails even with dark polish. It’s a durable solution that will last. We did notice that you have to rub more than with acetone and some of the other nail polish removers we have listed here, but due to the ingredients that make up the solution, it feels like a hydrating oil.
Lemongrass is a soft, calming smell, the infused lemongrass essential oils were really effective for the health of our nails.
Priti NYC would be higher in our recommendations but as it is soy based, they take slightly longer to work. With Soy formulas, you need to let the remover sit on the surface of your nails for about a minute before you can start to scrub.
As such, despite its impeccable results and price, the time factor means that we cannot rank it in our top three. That being said, this is a fantastic solution if you have a bit of extra time and you really want to look after the health of your nails.
5. Ella+Mila Soy Nail Polish Remover
The Ella+Milla Soy Nail Polish Remover rounds off our list. It comes in at number 5 but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be worthy of your consideration. Like all of our removers on our list, this promotes healthy and moisturized nails and does not contain acetone or harsh acetates which will dry out your nails/cuticles.
Because it’s natural and soy-based, there’s no chemical smell whatsoever and all you have to do is let the remover sit on the surface of your nails for about a minute before you start scrubbing your polish away. What we love about the Ella+Mila Soy Nail Polish Remover is that they include a number of Vitamins, such as vitamins A, C, and E to help improve the health of your nails. It’s a very hydrating treatment for your nails and cuticles.
But just as we mention in our review of Priti above, being soy-based, the moisturizing property also means you can’t use it like a regular polish remover. You can’t really use it before applying a new color as it leaves behind a slightly oily film. In this case, you would need to wash your hands before you can apply your new colour.
So whilst this is an excellent remover, the time factor is the one that lets it down somewhat and the fact you need to scrub a bit harder. The best method we have found with this remover is to put it on one nail and let it sit while you keep wiping the remover over the other nails. Then you go back to rub off.
Our Top Reccomendations
By now you would have read through our researched, trialed and tested Natural Nail Removers. If Almond Nails was to pick only one, we would have to go for the Pure Vitality Beauty Natural Nail Polish Remover, Conditioner and Strengthener. With a sound reputation along nail professionals and nail technicians alike, it commands first place and is our recommendation of choice.
Hey – I’m Jemma – a certified nail technician and manicurist with over fifteen years of hands-on industry experience. I created AlmondNails.com to share all that I have learned about the nail industry – from the different types of manicures available, suggestions for wear, recommendations for keeping nails strong and healthy, all the way through to providing the best nail salon tips and practices.