January 2, 2018

How to Make Nail Polish Thinner

Make Nail Polish Thinner

Whether you are a nail stylist or apply nail polish on yourself, you probably know the importance of nail lacquer and its quality. When you have ageing nail polish it gets a lot thicker and is much harder to apply. Which makes it pretty useless because it will not apply evenly on your nails ruining your mani and pedicure. With the help of nail polish thinner, you can breathe new life into your ageing nail polish. We have a simple way you can make it at home.

It’s not rocket science when it comes to making nail polish thinner. Think of the nail polish as slightly frozen. Due to it sitting on your table for months, its chemical have formed additional bonds making them a lot thicker. So what can you do to break these bonds and make it thinner? Simple, run the bottle of nail polish in hot water. You can either let it sit in the water for a few minutes or hold it under it. The heat from the water will help thin the nail polish. See, not rocket science.

If the hot water trick doesn’t work, there is another option. You can add a couple of drops of rubbing alcohol into the nail polish bottle. Make sure that the alcohol is 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol and mix it well in the bottle. You don’t have to go all out in shaking the bottle, you can gently rub it between your two hands. This will ensure that the alcohol is completely mixed with the nail polish. Shaking vigorously will help air accumulate in the bottle which can result in bubbles being formed.

So you no longer have rely on nail polish remover as a thinner for your nail polish. While many use it as a thinning agent, there is also debate over its effectiveness. It may make the nail polish thinner but also can reduce the quality of the lacquer which results in a dull color and mani, pedicure. Whereas our solution doesn’t result in that, making it a smarter choice for nail polish thinner.


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