Fix any smudges using a very light hand and nail polish remover. Use a paper towel, Q-tip or the opposite finger, dip it in nail polish remover and then gently smooth out any smudges by gently tapping it out. It will allow the nail polish to spread out and smooth over the area.
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.
Generally Why is my nail polish 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.
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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Can you buff nail polish?
You can use polish remover, rubbing alcohol, or even white vinegar. Using the fine grit side of the buffer, gently buff to even out nail surface. No need to over-buff, so keep this step to a minimum. Overzealous buffing will thin out your nails.
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.