Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Fix Nail Polish That Is Too Thick?

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 How do you make nail polish liquidy 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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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How do you make thick nail polish thinner?

Add pure acetone or nail polish remover. I would only suggest this as your last resort when you’re trying to use up the last bits before tossing the bottle. Adding a few drops and mixing the bottle will thin your polish but it’s only good for short-term results.

Can you fix gloopy nail polish?

If your nail polish has dried up or turned gloopy, do not fear! Bringing it back to life couldn’t be easier. Simply add a couple of drops of nail polish remover to the bottle, tighten the lid and shake! In only a few short seconds your polish will be back to life and ready to use.

How do I make my nail polish thinner without acetone?

Yes, you can use 2 to 3 drops of rubbing alcohol (91% alcohol) to thin out your nail polish.

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.

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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!