How to do it: Using the eyedropper, add a drop or two of acetone to the polish. Screw the cap back on and roll (don’t shake) the bottle between your hands for about a minute. Then, prepare to be amazed as the lacquer returns to a nice and smooth state. Magic.
The solution is pure acetone, but there are a few ways to handle it. First you can add just a few drops of nail polish remover (we’re talking two or three) directly to the bottle, then gently swirl or roll the polish (this is the shimmy method we mentioned) to incorporate—whatever you do, don’t shake it.
Generally How do you fix clumpy nail polish without acetone? If you don’t have access to acetone or a polish thinner and are in need of a quick fix, try adding a few drops of hot water. The reality is, no matter how much you shake, warm and thin your polish, it will clump eventually.
Here You Can Watch The Video How To Restore & Prevent Sticky or Thick Polish!
Similarly, HOW TO: De-Clumping Old Nail Polishes
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Why is my nail polish clumping?
If you store them upside down or on the side (please don’t throw them haphazardly in a drawer), it will cause clumps in the formula and drying at the neck of the bottle. Don’t leave the lid off for longer than necessary. Exposing your nail polish to air is one of the top reasons for the thickening of your polish.
How do you make nail polish smooth?
In order for the polish to go on smoothly, your nails must be clean. Use nail polish remover to take off any old polish that may be on your nails. If your nails are bare, wash your hands to ensure that there is no dirt, oil, or other residue on your nails.
How do you fix nail polish that is too thick?
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.
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.
How can I thin my nail polish without thinner?
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.
Why doesn’t my nail polish look smooth?
Another reason why nail polish gets streaky is because the brush strokes show through. Keep the brush at a 45 degree angle, not flat against the nail, to prevent brush strokes Fromm showing through. Keep the brush up at the base of your cuticle and press down gently to fan the bristles out and swipe downwards.
How long should I wait between coats of nail polish?
two minutes 2 minutes. Yup, 2 full minutes between the base coat and the color, two minutes between color coats, and then two minutes before the top coat goes on. She says that’s all you need to wait in between to get a dry enough surface to get the next layer to adhere.