Forget about messy soaked cotton pads when removing nail polish. These express polish remover bottles come with a soaked built-in sponge. So just slip your digits into the sponge and the lacquer is gone in seconds.

SEPHORA EXPRESS NAIL POLISH REMOVER FOR FEET

$18, from Sephora stores

Also available in a version for hands ($17).
 

BOURJOIS MAGIC NAIL POLISH REMOVER HANDS & FEET
$19, from selected personal care and department stores

Made with moisturising sweet almond oil, and it is also alcohol-free.

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