Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Make Nail Polish Thin?

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.

Here’s what you need to do: use an eyedropper to pour 2-3 drops of thinner into the nail polish. Then, screw the cap back on and roll the bottle between the palms of your hands to mix the two together. Test the consistency – if it flows smoothly from the brush, it is ready to use.

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 I fix thick 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.

Is it OK to 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.

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.

What can I add to dry nail polish?

To restore dry polish add a few drops of nail polish thinner. Nail polish thinner ingredients include ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, and toluene (but in a lower concentration). You’ll probably get the best results using thinner made by the same company that made the polish.

How do I make my nail polish thinner without acetone?

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.

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 I microwave nail polish?

Good Advice: Don’t Put Nail Polish In The Microwave!

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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!