we test sephora's new "magic" nail polish remover.

Sephora's latest package reads, "Instant Nail Polish Remover: It's Magic!"  The outside color is a reddish orange.  The inside color is hidden by a foam cone with a hole in the middle.  You slip your finger inside, give it a quick wiggle, and - according to the Sephora press release - your nail polish instantly melts away.

We tried it twice - once with NARS "Poker Face" lacquer, and once with O.P.I's "Mermaid Tears."  Both times, our nail polish came off in less than ten seconds - though when we added a glitter topcoat from Pop Beauty, the time increased to about 25 seconds.  Still, this appears to be a worthwhile investment for manicure junkies.

Sephora Instant Nail Polish Remover.  $11 at Sephora.