Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Fix Nail Polish That Is Too Thick?

Written by Tara

Add a Drop (or two) of Pure Acetone Just like polish thinners, it’s critical to use only one drop of pure acetone in your bottle of nail polish. Shake well, and if the polish is still too thick, add one more drop, says Hill.

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 you put water in nail polish to make it thinner? The Hot Water Fix 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.

Here You Can Watch The Video How to Thin Nail Polish


Similarly, How To Restore & Prevent Sticky or Thick Polish!

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.

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.

What happens if I mix nail polish and water?

They don’t mix readily, just like oil (another organic) and water don’t mix. When you drop the nail polish into the water, it won’t mix because of the above. Additionally, because the organics tend to have low surface tensions (don’t clump together), the polish spreads out over the surface of the water.

Is it OK to add acetone to nail polish?

Acetone, found in most nail polish removers, is a solvent. If you add it to your old nail polish it will thin it out, it’s true. But, it’s also highly toxic and totally ruins your nails if painted on with the polish. No one wants dry, peeling, and splitting nails.

Can you add nail polish remover to nail polish to make it thinner?

If you don’t have a polish thinner or are in a real pinch, you can also use an acetone nail polish remover to thin your polish. Acetone polish remover can be found at any local drugstore or pharmacy. Add it to your nail polish one drop at a time and shake gently to mix just as you would a polish thinner.

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 more liquidy?

Add a Drop (or two) of Pure Acetone Just like polish thinners, it’s critical to use only one drop of pure acetone in your bottle of nail polish. Shake well, and if the polish is still too thick, add one more drop, says Hill.

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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!