Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Smooth Out Textured Nail Polish?

Written by Tara

Thin it away: Minor bubbles sometimes can be smoothed out using polish thinner. Just brush over the bubbles from the cuticle to the tip of your nail in one or two flowing, continuous swipes, and let the area dry for a few minutes. Reapply polish to the treated spot. This works well with clusters of tiny bubbles.

Dip the tip of your finger in a little bit of polish remover and rub it lightly over the smudged area to smooth it out. You can also use a Q-tip, but I feel that using your finger gives more control on how much polish you take off.

Generally Why does nail polish look bumpy? Nail polish can form bubbles when it is too old, too thick, or of poor quality. Another common mistake is to apply polish in excessively thick layers and not waiting long enough before applying another coat. Oil and moisture are common culprits.

Here You Can Watch The Video Avoid Bubbles In Your Nail Polish How To With Kristin


Similarly, How To: Fix Streaky Nail Polish!

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Why is my top coat bumpy?

If you ever re-do a nail, buff off the top coat and reapply Activator, too. Take note that ridges, waves, or bumps issues usually happen when you’re a little too generous when applying the Activator. When this occurs, be sure to allow more time for the Activator to dry before applying the Sealer.

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.

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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!