A Holiday Life Saver

When I’m travelling I always want to be able to paint and remove my nail polish but I never want to carry a bottle of remover with me or pack it in my suitcase. I sometimes do pack it, luckily it’s never leaked, but I hate taking the risk. For some reason I’ve never thought to buy nail polish remover pads before now. I bought these the day before I was leaving in a mad rush to the shops to buy things we had forgotten. I think they’re around £2.50 but I know Boots do a cheaper alternative, they were just out of stock.

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They work just as well as normal nail polish remover, just without the mess. They also don’t smell horrible at all, almost a fruity scent which is really nice. I’m not sure how long it would take for them to dry out and become un-useable as I’ve only had them for a week. I’ve kept most of the foil on to try and keep them for longer. The only thing I don’t like about them is that they leave your hands and nails really oily. This is easily solved my using soap but can get a bit annoying.

Have you tried these before?


  1. I've just bought some of these for my holiday this summer! :) x

  2. Ah see - I absolutely hated the smell of these! They do an amazing job though I will admit x

  3. @Olivia, definitely a must have for holidays :) xxx

  4. @Rachael, I can see why you don't like the smell, maybe another brand will have a better smelling one? :) xxx

  5. i've tried these and there great! but they leave my fingers smelling horrible for a while even after i've washed them and it transfers onto food if you eating

  6. @Emily, yeah I get that too! It's the same for normal nail polish as well :) xxx


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