Nail Polish Tips

Can Top Coat Be Used As Clear Nail Polish?

Written by Tara

Glue and Water. Fill an empty nail polish bottle ¾ full with clear school glue. You can buy empty nail polish bottles from cosmetics stores, or you can clean out a bottle that you have at home. Take any clear school glue you have and squeeze it into the nail polish bottle.

Even the best clear nail polish will crack and peel unless it’s properly sealed. Using a top coat over the nail polish would be best for the longevity of your nail polish as clear nail polish is not made to protect and seal.

Generally What can I use if I don’t have a nail polish top coat? For maximum gloss, cuticle oil can be use as a topcoat alternative. You may use this moisturizing oil on your nails, then buff them away and apply cuticle oil once more.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is clear nail polish made of?

Basic clear nail polish can be made from nitrocellulose dissolved in butyl acetate or ethyl acetate. The nitrocellulose forms a shiny film as the acetate solvent evaporates.

How do you make nail polish with two ingredients?

Instructions

  1. Add 1 tsp. of school glue and 1/2 tsp. of paint into a piping bag. Try to place the paint and glue as close to the tip as you can.
  2. Cut the tip of the bag and pour the mixture into the nail polish bottle. Repeat the steps to create more colors. Done!

What is clear nail polish called?

A top coat nail polish is also called a clear nail polish. It basically does like how its name describes it: a top coat. It seals your polish off and makes your polish not only to dry off easily, but it will also make your nail coating to stay longer without chipping, peeling, and scratching.

What are the ingredients in top coat?

Ingredients. Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Acrylates Copolymer, Alcohol Denat./SD Alcohol 40-B, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Tosylamide/Formaldehyde Resin, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Etocrylene, Benzophenone-1, Dimethicone, CI 60725 (Violet 2).

What ingredients are in base coat?

Base Coat: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Alcohol Denat., Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Trimethylpentanediyl Dibenzoate, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Etocrylene, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethicone, Biotin, Calcium

Can you use hairspray as a top coat?

If you’re giving yourself a manicure or pedicure and don’t seem to have a quick dry top coat, you can use hairspray to get the job done. Once your nails are double coated and a clear coat has been added, give your nails a gentle spray with the hairspray.

How do you make white nail polish?

Is there any way to make white nail polish? Use white eye shadow, or fine white glitter for a more sparkly look. If you choose either, add some clear nail polish, too.

Is clear nail polish healthy?

The best nail clear nail polishes will be free of formaldehyde, which is commonly used to help harden polish and prevent the growth of bacteria, but is also a powerful chemical known to negatively impact health and make nails more prone to brittleness, peeling, and breakage.

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Tara

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