Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Keep Nail Polish From Getting Thick?

Written by Tara

You can use nail lacquer thinner or hot water to thin it out and store the nail polish in the right way to avoid thickening.

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.

Generally Why is my nail polish thickening? Exposure to air is one of the reasons nail polish starts to dry out and thicken. Always store your nail polish in a cool place, like a linen closet. Though convenient, the bathroom isn’t the best place to store nail polish because things start heating up when you shower or use a blow dryer.

Here You Can Watch The Video How To Restore & Prevent Sticky or Thick Polish!


Similarly, How To Fix & Prevent Thickened Nail Polish

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is it better to keep nail polish in the fridge?

Keeping nail polish in a fridge slows down the normal possible discoloration and solvent evaporation of the polish, which happens as the polish gets older, says Hariharan. In short, the sooner you put the product in the fridge, the longer the color stays true.

How do I make my nail polish less clumpy?

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 incorporateā€”whatever you do, don’t shake it.

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.

How do I keep my nail polish from drying out?

  1. Avoid direct sunlight. Sunlight is not just harmful for your skin but also your nail polish.
  2. Store in a cool place. Cool place does not always mean a pitch black spot.
  3. Use a nail lacquer thinner. Invest in a nail lacquer thinner and use it to make your nail paints last longer.
  4. Shake it.
  5. Keep the neck of the bottle clean.

Is it OK to store nail polish upside down?

Always store your nail polish upright and do not store your nail polish lying down, upside down, etc. Why? After a couple of weeks of not using your nail polish the pigments may have separated a little and the pigments are much easier to shake back together when the nail polish has been stored upright.

Can you freeze nail polish?

Dip Them In Ice Water Similar to the freezer method, dipping your hands in ice cold water will also freeze the polish on.

How long does nail polish last once opened?

two years The shelf life of an unopened polish can last up to 5-8 years, and after opening the polishes last up to two years, Ling Lin says. Forgetting to screw on the top tightly or exposing your bottles to veritable temperatures can also speed up the expiration process.

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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!