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How Long Is OPI Nail Polish Good For?

Written by Tara

OPI Nail Lacquer This nail polish comes in over 200 shades and lasts up to a week with no chipping! It takes a little longer to set, so apply OPI’s DripDry Lacquer Drying Drops to speed it up if you’re in a rush.

If you’re looking to try nail lacquer for yourself, OPI Nail Lacquer is a fast-drying formula that provides up to 7 days of wear and is available in 200+ unique shades. Explore OPI’s extensive collection of nail lacquers and nail polishes to find the perfect shades for your moods.

Generally How long does OPI nail polish last once opened? about two years Opened bottles, after about two years. Unopened, they can last indefinitely, says Annette Soboleski, a nail technician for polish maker OPI Products Inc. Once a bottle has been opened, some ingredients will evaporate, causing the polish to thicken and separate.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Does OPI nail polish have an expiration date?

Does OPI nail polish expire? Yes, we recommend once opened to use within 24 months as the colour can fade or become thickened, If you do not open the product we advise a 36 month shelf life.

What nail polish brand lasts the longest?

The Best Long-Lasting Nail Polishes

  • Best Overall: OPI Infinite Shine.
  • Best Gel-Like: Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Duo.
  • Best Luxe Option: Chanel Le Vernis.
  • Best Drugstore Find: Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish.
  • Best Environmentally-Friendly: Zoya Naked Manicure Nail Polish Kit.
  • Best Ingredients: Paintbox Single Nail Lacquer.

Can you use 10 year old nail polish?

A rule of thumb is that an unopened and securely stored varnish can last for 18 to 24 months, whereas gel nail polish can last for 24 to 36 months. Some say that you can keep the nail lacquer for a tiny bit longer after those 2 years mark if you have kept the polish stored in a cool, dark spot.

Is it OK to use expired nail polish?

It’s typically 12M or 24M for polishes in my experience, so 12 months/24 months after opening, the product should be discarded. Make a note of the date opened, and when it’s reached this date it should be thrown away.

How many coats of OPI nail polish should I use?

Nail polish application typically involves 1 coat of base coat, 2 coats of color application to ensure full coverage, and 1 coat of top coat for long-lasting wear and shine. OPI Nail Lacquer is the ultimate DIY nail polish system that allows expression of color with trendy and iconic shades.

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.

How often should you change nail polish?

every three weeks You should change a gel polish at least every three weeks, while acrylics can last 2 months.

How many years can you keep nail polish?

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.

How long does regular polish last?

Gel polish lasts between 2-3 weeks at the minimum, while regular polish is lucky to go a week without chipping. With light wear, your gel nails last at least twice as long as a normal polish, but realistically they get you four to six times a standard manicure mileage.

Is OPI or Essie better?

Essie performed slightly better than OPI in the longevity test and it is similar in price and visual appearance. With high-quality formulas, fashion-forward nail polish colors, and iconic names, OPI’s heavily-pigmented Nail Lacquers are super rich, long-lasting and chip-resistant – with up to seven days of wear time.

How long does OPI infinite shine last?

up to 11 days OPI’s Infinite Shine long-lasting nail polish system provides high shine, and up to 11 days of wear without the light. Innovations in nail polish over the years have all aimed to improve wearability, coverage, consistency, and overall performance.

How long does it take for OPI nail polish to dry?

It’s pretty quick. OPI is a very fast drying polish. I usually sit in front of a fan (if available) for a couple of minutes. But just an FYI the actually amount of time it takes for a manicure to dry is about 1 to 2 hours!

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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!