May 1, 2009

Thin Out Nail Polish

I love to buy nail polish in every color of the rainbow but I get really annoyed when these darn things become all lumpy and gooey before I have a chance to use everything up. Most of the time, there is still at least half left inside. So what is a gal to do when her nail polish dries up?
Back in the days, I used to add a few drops of nail polish remover which worked alright except after a time, high water content within polish remover will separate. I don't know if it's bad for nail lacquers but I would just shake everything up again and continue on using the product. I wanted to use the color above but had to add nail polish remover to thin out this nail polish goo. My friend tells me I can also add a few drops of paint thinner to thin out dried up nail polish.

Anyway, I must have been living under a rock because I have no knowledge there is such thing as nail polish thinner until the other day. I just figure sneaky nail polish manufacturers just want me to buy more. I discovered by accident nail lacquer thinner by O.P.I. on Amazon. I think the retail price is like $7 or something like that. So what do you do when your nail polish dry up?

7 comments:

  1. Oh yeah, me too. I'm a nail polish fan! Haha!

    XoXo

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  2. I used to do the same thing, add a few drops of acetone or any nail polish remover. I guess were neighbors down there under the rock! LOL

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  3. I have had Chanel nail polishes dry up so hard that I can't even open up the bottle. It makes me mad!

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  4. LBR: know what you mean. i used to use a plier to open these caps. i figure even if i break the darn thing, there is nothing to cry over anyway. most of the time, plier strategy works and after a few drops of acetone/polish remover, the polish works wonder again. Oh, just remember to clean the inside of the cap and around the bottle neck too!

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  5. How cool...I always just throw them out...I had no idea that I could get such a thing!

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  6. Great tip!
    I adore Chanel nailpolish!

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  7. Nail lacquer Thinner is always great to get more out of your nail polish
    I know where is even cheaper www.asterbello.com

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