July 07, 2013

Glitter Polish Removal Part One: Nail Pattern Boldness Glitter A-Peel Review

You may have noticed that I have been wearing a lot of glittery manicures lately.  This is due to the fact that I've been testing out two different glitter removal base coats, Nail Pattern Boldness Glitter A-Peel and Picture Polish Revolution.  Today I'm going to show you the results from NPB Glitter A-Peel.

Following the suggested directions in the Etsy listing I used two coats of Glitter A-Peel followed by a coat of my regular base coat, CND Super Stickey and then did the rest of my manicure exactly the same as always.  I made sure to top every one with a good amount of glitter polish.

There was something incredibly satisfying about peeling the polish off.  I wore each manicure for 1-2 days without any chipping before I peeled them off.  I showered, did dishes without gloves and even played at the beach without any noticeable wear or any premature peeling.  I personally find that it is easiest to start at a bottom corner of a nail and then work your way peeling upwards but I think you just need to find what method works best for you.  I didn't notice any damage to my nail surface either.  Here are my bare nails right after peeling off the green and gold mani.

I am in love with this base coat.  It is a miracle in a bottle.  It now takes me a maximum of 10 minutes to take off glitter and I don't have to use up any cotton pads or acetone.  The only reason I don't use it for every single mani is that I can't put strengthener underneath.  It is definitely my go to base coat for any manicure that involves glitter.  If you want a bottle of your very own (which you really should) you can buy Glitter A-Peel from the Nail Pattern Boldness Etsy shop at https://www.etsy.com/shop/NailPatternBoldness.  You can also get it from Llarowe.com.  Thank you, thank you, thank you NPB!!!!  You have saved me countless hour of scrubbing at stubborn glitter and drying out my skin with never ending acetone.  I can't wait to see what you come up with next!


  1. I just bought this today and I cannot wait to use it! All the glitter peeling... my dream come true!

    1. It is awesome! I've been using for every other manicure and that's only because I still need to use strengthened sometimes.