STOP THE COLOR FROM BLEEDING...Before removing polish, brush cuticle oil on each nail to avoid staining the base of the nail or fingers. The oil creates a barrier that keeps the color from penetrating the skin as you rub it away.
-InStyle Makeover Fall Issue, from 50 Best Beauty Tips of All Time, page 120.
**I love dark nail polish especially on my fingernails but I hate the point when it's time to take them off. Red, Black, any dark color stains my fingers and nails. This is truly one of the best tips I have read. It really does work. Now if only someone could tell me how to remove the yellow staining dark polishes leave after too much use***