Nail Hacks and Techniques

Girls likes to express themselves through nail polishing. They are all obsessed on how their nail looks. Stop worrying about the time just to get to the salon to have your nail manicured. But doing your nails at home can be a little messy and risky. Here are some hacks and magical techniques that can make your polishing time more effective at home.


Dip and Dry


If you are having trouble drying your nails,
Simply dip it in a bowl of cold water and it will dry faster.

Whiter Nails

Put some whitening toothpaste on a toothbrush and scrub the stains off your nail.

Avoiding Mess with Polish

Glass container with olive oil.

Use olive oil to remove excess polish around your nails.

Multiple Thin Coating

One thick coating will only dry at the top layer, leaving your manicure exposed to smudges.

Top Coating


When opting for nail arts, always seal the nails and the tips with clear topcoat to stop edges from peeling.

Say NO to FANS

Lot of people think sitting near next to a fan helps nail polish dry faster, but the air will just make bubbles and ruin your polish.

Removing Glitters


Apply nail polish remover to cotton pads. Simply place it to your fingers and wrap the foil to keep the cotton in place. Leave it for 10 minutes. Press it hard before taking the cotton off from fingers.

Smudge Nails

If you accidentally smudge a nail, dip your finger in an acetone then wipe it to the smudge nail. Then apply your color again and top coat.

French Tip


image credit: Kathleen Kamphausen

Take a rubber band and tie it in the middle. Loop one end over your thumb to create tension on the band, and align the other end over the top of your nail and just below the edge to create the French tip shape. Use the edge of the rubber band as a guide, and paint the tip of your nail.

Stop worrying about messy nail polish these are some nail care tips that can save your day!

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