Because you are never truly dressed without nail paint.
There's nothing that a manicure session with your bestie, over a couple of drinks and hot steamed momos, cannot fix, right? It's relaxing and it feels so good to see your nails all prepped and pretty. But your mood can take a sharp U-turn on seeing chipped nail polish on an important day.
You may learn to perfect your eyeliner in a few days but to get salon-like nails at home? Naah! That perfect finish that your manicurist so flawlessly gives your nails if hard to achieve but these nail polish hacks will surely bring you a step closer.
Applying nail polish is easy but for that professional finish, you've got to give these hacks a try.
This hack comes in really handy if you are a messy worker and often end up painting more than just your nails. All you need to do is apply a thin layer of glue on your cuticles and let it dry for 5-10 minutes. Remember, only the cuticles.
Next, apply the nail polish without fearing that it'll get on your skin. Once you're done, you can peel off the glue using a pair of tweezers and voila!
If you want your nails to look popping all year long, try this easy hack today. Before painting your nails with a gorgeous shade, say neon pink, apply one coat of white nail polish. This will not only make your nail polish last longer but the white beneath it will also make it look extra bright.
Nails trends are BIG this year. Whether it's the mismatched nails trend or the latest cow print nails, people are getting hella creative.
And one of the easiest ways you can give your nails an upgrade is by using a liquid eyeliner to draw patterns on it. You can either draw lines, dots or even animal prints using your liquid liner and once dry, don't forget to seal the deal with a topcoat.
Create your own custom nail paint with glitter pigments! All you need to do is add loose glitter to clear polish, shake it and ta-dah! Your one in a billion nail polish is ready.
Waiting for your nails to dry after applying nail polish is tiresome and we know just how to hack that time.
Soak your nails in a bowl of ice-cold water to dry it up within a minute. If you're someone like me who ends up messing her freshly painted nails quite often, then this hack is a must-try for you.
If you wish to flaunt matte nails but do not have a matte nail paint around, we have a superb hack for you. Add a pinch of cornflour/cornstarch in your nail polish and then apply. DIY matte nails in seconds!
One of the easiest ways to jazz up your nails is by coating them with glitter polish but sadly, it's the hardest to wipe off too!
But we know just how to do it and it's the same trick your manicurist uses to remove your artificial nails. Yup, you guessed it right--with aluminium foil. Soak cotton pads in acetone or nail polish remover and wrap it around your glitter-coated nails. Next, wrap them up with aluminium foil and wait for 5-7 minutes. Removing your nail paint will be easy peasy!
When it doubt, just hack it!
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