Nail Polish Tips

Can You Lay Nail Polish On Its Side?

Written by Tara

Always store your nail polish upright and do not store your nail polish lying down, upside down, etc. Why? After a couple of weeks of not using your nail polish the pigments may have separated a little and the pigments are much easier to shake back together when the nail polish has been stored upright.

Nail polish should be stored in a cool, dark, non-humid place with a consistent temperature. It should not be exposed to heat or direct sunlight, as this causes thickening of the formula and discolouration. Nail polish bottles should always be stored in an upright position.

Generally What’s the best way to store nail polish? Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, executive vice president of OPI, claims that storing polish in the fridge will slow down the discoloration that happens as polish gets older. She suggests keeping the bottles upright, because if a bottle falls on its side it’s harder to shake the pigments back together.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Where is a good place to store nail polish?

Hariharan recommends storing nail polish in a cool, dark place away from sunlight — like in a drawer or in a designated makeup bag. This method of storage also slows down the discoloration of the product.

Does refrigerating nail polish work?

No.It is not recommended to store polish in the refrigerator because it can cause it to thicken. Once taken out of the cold, it could take quite awhile to warm up to room temperature. Today’s polish formulas and preservatives improve the shelf life of polish.

Can you use 10 year old nail polish?

A rule of thumb is that an unopened and securely stored varnish can last for 18 to 24 months, whereas gel nail polish can last for 24 to 36 months. Some say that you can keep the nail lacquer for a tiny bit longer after those 2 years mark if you have kept the polish stored in a cool, dark spot.

Can I store nail polish lying down?

Always store your nail polish upright and do not store your nail polish lying down, upside down, etc. Why? After a couple of weeks of not using your nail polish the pigments may have separated a little and the pigments are much easier to shake back together when the nail polish has been stored upright.

How do I keep my nail polish from drying out?

Switch off the fans: When applying nail polish, make sure the fan and air conditioner in the room is switched off as that quickens the drying out process. No direct sunlight: Avoid keeping bottles of nail polish in direct sunlight. During peak summer, keep them in the refrigerator.

What happens to nail polish when it gets hot?

If the bottle gets hot enough, yes, nail polish can explode, and it won’t necessarily be on fire when it does so. The acetone releases vapor. When you heat the bottle, the vapor expands and will eventually blow up the bottle.

How long does nail polish last once opened?

two years The shelf life of an unopened polish can last up to 5-8 years, and after opening the polishes last up to two years, Ling Lin says. Forgetting to screw on the top tightly or exposing your bottles to veritable temperatures can also speed up the expiration process.

Can you freeze nail polish?

Dip Them In Ice Water Similar to the freezer method, dipping your hands in ice cold water will also freeze the polish on.

How long is nail polish good for?

By using a cool dark spot, nail polish will typically last from 18 to 24 months. However, if it hasn’t gotten worse, you can use the nail polish LONGER for 24 months. It’s quick to say that your nail polish was low after two years, then simply throw it.

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Tara

I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!