Nail Polish Tips

How Many Coats Of White Nail Polish Is Best?

Written by Tara

Another reason why nail polish gets streaky is because the brush strokes show through. Keep the brush at a 45 degree angle, not flat against the nail, to prevent brush strokes Fromm showing through. Keep the brush up at the base of your cuticle and press down gently to fan the bristles out and swipe downwards.

Jin Soon, a NYC-based manicurist, recommends up to three coats of nail polish for full color coverage and a smooth, finished look. If you apply more than three coats in one sitting, the application will be prone to clumping off in one piece, almost like a shell she says.

Generally Why does white nail polish not dry? If your nail polish is not drying quickly, you’ve likely just painted on too thick of a layer. You should only be applying thin layers at a time and let each one dry before applying another.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is white nail polish classy?

Neutral nails are virtually incapable of going out of style, but sometimes, one particular shade leads the pack in the trend. You’ve probably seen milky white nails all over Instagram feed as well as IRL, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re chic and timeless, and flattering on pretty much any skin tone.

Can you use white nail polish as a base coat?

Nail Polish Hack #3: Use White Nail Polish as Base Coat If your nail polish isn’t super opaque, the natural tint of your fingernails can end up changing the color of your polish—ugh. To get the paint’s true color, add a layer of white nail polish first, and then go over it with your colored polish.

Why is white nail polish so thick?

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. Store the bottles upright.

How long do I wait between nail polish coats?

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.

How many top coats of nail polish should I apply?

You should always apply one coat of base coat, two coats of polish, and two coats of top coat for an optimal manicure. The key to a salon-like mani is covering your nail in three strokes – any more tends to result in streaky, clumpy nails.

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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!