There's noting more irritating than having an hour of getting your nails done then have it ruined just because you have to use your hands(well, duh) to get your purse, to fix your hair, to live! Well, fret no more OMG girls because we just might just have a solution for you. Here's a list of OMG ways where you can dry freshly painted nail polish easier and faster without having to spend any money.
1) Ice Ice Baby!
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Freeze! Say goodbye to annoying divots just when you spent an hour of manicure with this cool trick. Nail polish dries easily in cool temperature therefore this classic tip will solidify your favorite polish unto your nails quickly and all the way through. Ready? Freeze-dry your polish in place using just the basic ingredients you can find at home: ice + water. Prior to painting your nails, fill a large bowl with ice cubes and cold water. Soak painted nails in the ice water for 1-3 minutes. (Depending on your tolerane to cold.Brrr!) Let it dry for a couple of minutes then sashay your way out for a day of pure fab!
*If you're on-the-go and don't have the extra time, you could skip the ice water procedure and just stick your hands in the freezer for about a minute. Warning: It will be extremely cold but you'd appreciate it for saving more time.
Additional Tip: If cold water hardens polish, warm water does the opposite which is to remove nail polish easier. If you're having trouble removing those stubborn glitter polish, submerge hands in luke-warm water(you can also add scented oils for instant moisture) and the polish will be removed as easy as 1,2,3.
2) Huff and Puff and Blow
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It's basic instinct for all the ladies out there to just blow on their freshly painted nails until they are completely dry. But recently, we could see from nail salons these mini fans that helps speed dry polished nails. You think you need those in your life? Well think again. You can have the same wind power with one of the basic tools of every woman's closet: Blow Dryer
Want to know the secret to this trick? Put the blow dryer in the "cool" setting. Remember that polish dries more faster with cold temperature. Leave the heat to your brushed up hair and blow dry your polish with a blast of cold air instead.
3) Less is more
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To achieve a dry coat of polish all the way through, the trick is to apply a thin coat of polish first, let it dry for a couple of minutes then proceed on adding another thin layer of coat. Repeat until you've achieved your goal color. You might think that this is more time consuming than applying 2-3 coats of thick polish all at once but this trick actually makes overall drying time faster.Plus, you're actually saving more polish for use later.
4) Oiled it up
No need to buy a quick-dry topcoat! You could actually dry polish faster while also moisturizing your hands using baby oil! Just soak freshly coated nails in baby oil for 2 minutes. If you don't have baby oil in stall, you could also use extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil or sunflower oil. All good for your skin and a much cheaper alternative drying coat.
Now there you have it! Time is definitely gold. And you could actually save not just time but also money with OMG tips to guide your nailaholic lifestyle. Got any tips that you'd like to share to us? Like us on our Facebook page and share to us what other ways that you can use your nail polish with. Also follow us on Twitter and on Instagram for more nail care tips and tutorials. - See more at: http://omgnailpolish.com/