Nail Polish Tips

Can You Make Your Own Matte Nail Polish?

Written by Tara

Here’s how to go about it: Step 1: Take a few drops of your shiny nail polish in a clean dish. Step 2: Now mix a tiny amount of cornstarch or baking powder into it using a toothpick. Step 3: Apply it on your nails and wait till it dries off to see the matte finish.

Another popular way to make your nail polish matte is by mixing it with a powder of some kind. This usually includes cornstarch, baking powder, or even fine flour. To do this, place a few drops of your polish in a clean dish, and then mix in tiny amounts of the powder into it with a toothpick.

Generally How can I make my nail polish matte glossy? Steam it!

  1. Invest in a clear matte top coat. Similar to how a clear lip gloss in your collection can turn up the shine of all of your lipsticks, investing in a clear matte top coat can give even regular nail polishes a matte finish.
  2. Mix it with some talc.
  3. Buff the polish.
  4. Use a powdered blush.
  5. Steam it!

Here You Can Watch The Video How To Get The Perfect Matte Mani!

Similarly, How To Make Any Nail Polish MATTE D.I.Y (USING CORN

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How do you make matte nail polish with baking soda?

Dip the brush in baking soda and apply it on your nails with the makeup brush. Let the powder sink on your nails for some time before trying to remove it. Let your nails dry and tada! You have some cheap and effective matte nails!

Can I put matte over gloss nails?

Apply OPI Matte Top Coat to the tips of your glossy Mani to create a fun Matte tip French look. Or try it in reverse with a Matte nail and glossy French tip created with OPI Top Coat.

Can you use matte top coat on any nail polish?

Any nail polish shade you coat with it, even if it’s been deemed no longer in style for whatever reason, will look new and updated and fresh for spring. All you have to do is swap your top coat for a matte top coat.

How do you ask for matte nails?

How do you ask for matte nails? All you need to do is tell your nail technician that you want a matte finish. To achieve this look with nail polish, you’ll need to either select specific matte formulas or add a matte topcoat.

Does matte polish last?

There’s no denying that matte nail polish is the It finish right now, but while it has a very fashion-forward appearance, it just doesn’t wear as long as regular polish. While chips can sometimes lend to the cool factor, they’re typically unwanted.

What makes a matte top coat matte?

In a matte finish, if you zoom in to a microscopic level, the surface is rough and therefore the light bounces everywhere and you don’t get a smooth reflection โ€“ the light is diffused and scattered, which gives a dull finish.

Does cold water really dry nail polish?

‘Yes, you can speed up your drying time by submerging your nails in cold water,’ confirms Michelle. Hooray! She advises, ‘Simply fill a bowl, dip your nails, and wait 3-5 minutes โ€“ or however long you can spare! You can even add a few ice cubes to make the temperature cooler.

What is matte finish nail polish?

Matte polish does not have any shine to it. Matte nail polish is a type of fingernail or toenail polish that is not shiny. Most nail polishes on the market have a shiny or pearlized finish, but matte nail polishes tend to dry very smooth and flat.

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