Nail Polish Tips

How Do I Fix Thick Nail Polish?

Written by Tara

Celebrity manicurist and general manager of Base Coat Nail Salon Shelly Hill says her go-to method for thinning out nail polish is a drop of pure acetone. Just like polish thinners, it’s critical to use only one drop of pure acetone in your bottle of nail polish.

Hot water works wonders. If your nail polish has become dry and thick, then all you need is a bowl of hot water to fix it. Immerse your nail polish bottle in a bowl filled with hot water and leave it there for about 3 minutes. Next, gently roll the bottle back and forth between your palms to shake the polish in it.

Generally Can nail polish be thinned down? Yes, you can use 2 to 3 drops of rubbing alcohol (91% alcohol) to thin out your nail polish. Can nail polish be thinned with remover? No. Although this may seem like a quick solution, this method will break down your nail polish’s formula.

Here You Can Watch The Video How to Thin Nail Polish


Similarly, HOW TO RESTORE OLD NAIL POLISH (Nail Polish 101

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can I thin nail polish with nail polish remover?

Short answer then: don’t use acetone nail polish remover to thin your polish. Nail Polish Thinner is the answer. By adding nail polish thinner to your sticky little bottle of colour, you’re replacing the solvent that’s evaporated.

How can I thin my nail polish at home without thinning it?

Hot water. If rubbing the polish between your hands doesn’t quite do the job and you are out of lacquer thinner, hot water is a great trick. All you have to do is run the bottle under hot water to heat the polish. This will temporarily thin out the formula.

Can you thin nail polish with acetone?

Acetone is the worst thing to use to thin out your nail polish especially if you want to keep them! It will break down the polish (since it is the main ingredient in most nail polish removers). Thinner is the best way to Ho since it will restore the solvents that are evaporating from the polish.

What can I do with old nail polish?

Take the old bottles of nail polish to the recycling center or get them picked up.

  1. Ask the recycling center if they have a fee and how it can be paid when you drop off your old nail polish.
  2. This is a good time to get rid of any other hazardous household wastes you have lying around at home.

Can you thin nail polish with water?

Here’s how to thin nail polish with items you already have at home: Immerse your bottle of goopy polish under hot water. Place the bottle under running water, or fill a bowl with very hot water and set the bottle of nail polish inside it.

Do nail salons thin their Polish?

While they won’t openly admit it, some nail salons secretly dilute their polish. Not only is it not sanitary, but it also means you’re being taken advantage of.

How do you make nail polish liquid again?

Simply pour some hot water into a bowl and place the nail polishes in there for 30-60 minutes. You can also put a small amount of nail polish remover into the dried-up nail polish to help it liquefy again.

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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!