Nails can describe a lot about a person. Whether it’s the choice of colour, design or even the length of your nails, your personality is basically showcased to the world and it only takes a few good looks to make a deduction about you.

As much as we love to upkeep our nails to make sure they remain fabulous, quite frankly, removing the old lacquer can be quite tedious. Nonetheless, there are nail polish removers that will leave your nails clean and fresh in no time. Our recommendations below are a good place to start!

1. Orly Treatment - Genius All Purpose Remover

Best for acrylic nails, shellac and adhesive
Price from RM42.40
Lazada Malaysia RM42.40 Shopee Malaysia RM42.40

Containing a 95% content of Acetone, this all-purpose remover by Orly should be added into your shopping cart if you’re looking for a good nail polish remover that strips off any last streak of colour or glue effortlessly.    

2. Gel Nail Polish Removal Wraps

Best for gel nails
Price from RM25.00
Shopee Malaysia RM25.00

Gel nails may be all the rage for its ultra-glossy finish and lasting power in comparison to conventional nail varnish. But with that, also comes the hefty price that you would have to pay to have them removed. Visiting the nail parlor is an option if you don’t have the time for that, these wraps are a one-step removal option to consider — no fuss, no foils.    

3. Innisfree Eco Nail Remover

Best alcohol-free nail polish remover - suitable for glitter
Price from RM18.75
Shopee Malaysia RM18.75

Do you despise the suffocating smell of regular nail polish remover? Innisfree’s Eco Nail Remover is formulated with Jeju’s natural tangerine oil and has a sweet tangerine scent. Add a few extra drops onto the cotton pad, and any glitter residue will be out of sight instantly. It’s also alcohol-free!   

4. Nails Inc. Express Nail Polish Remover

Best acetone-free nail polish remover pot
Price from RM47.00
Sephora Malaysia RM47.00

Set your cotton pads aside. Lazy sisters, refreshing your nails wouldn’t have been any easier and quicker. With just one step: simply stick your finger into this pot and watch your nail polish vanish! 

5. Microcell Nail Repair Remover

Best for soft and brittle nails
Price from RM46.00
Zalora Malaysia RM46.00

Nails that tear easily are an indication that the health of your nails isn’t doing very well. Occasionally, for beauty’s sake, we ignore these signs and continue repainting them until they turn into an appalling yellow color. If you’re not keen on using nail strengtheners, at the very least, use this nail repair remover to prevent further tearing of nails.   

6. Kester Black Nail Polish Remover Wipes

Best remover wipes with vitamin E
Price from RM45.00
Lazada Malaysia RM45.00

This nail polish remover wipes is every on-the-go girl’s best friend. Its water-based formula is not just acetone- and acetate-free, but also only requires one wipe to clean all 10 fingers of yours. Formulated with vitamin E and aloe vera to keep your skin soft too.

7. Silkygirl QuickClean Nail Polish Remover

Best affordable nail polish remover (below RM 10)
Price from RM8.64
Lazada Malaysia RM8.64

Finding a good nail polish remover doesn’t always have to break your bank. QuickClean may cost less than RM10, but it’s enriched with Vitamin E to condition your nails. Besides, it’s also acetone-free which is perfect for parched fingers. 

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

About Cheryl Law

A 21-year-old makeup and everything beauty-related fanatic.

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