Tips To Dry Nail Polish Faster
There are few things more annoying than having to wait for nail polish to dry on our fingernails. One thing that is definitely more annoying than waiting is not waiting, and ruining your freshly painted manicure because you just had to put on those socks! What can we do about it? It is very simple! There are alternatives, some more professional than others, which are ideal to dry nail polish faster and have hands always looking beautiful with a flawless and perfect manicure. Keep reading this OneHowTo article to discover them.
To dry nail varnish quickly and having this remains in perfect condition, one of the best options is to purchase a nail dryer, these are available in manicure centres. This is a very useful portable device, you just have to put your freshly painted nails at the base and wait for a while them to dry with cold air that flows.
Besides air dryers, we can find UV dryer models. In this case, we must look at the wattage offered by the device because the more power you have, the faster the varnish will dry.
We can always use more traditional methods for drying nail varnish, such as the hair dryer. When you have finished painting your nails, apply cold air with the hair dryer on the nails. It is important never to do it with hot air as the end result may not be as expected; instead cold air is ideal because it allows the polish to adhere to the nail more firmly. Also, make sure that the hair dryer isn't on a very high power as this can cause the nail polish to become distorted.
If you have a can of hair spray or deodorant that is empty before throwing it away you can use it to accelerate the drying of the nail varnish. The residual gas that keeps coming out when empty is cold and works great for drying your nails without damaging the paint. However, before applying make sure no product remains inside.
A homemade trick that dries nails within moments is to use olive oil. Once you have applied the final coat of gloss on your nails, apply a drop of olive oil on the nail and spread it with a brush. You will be surprised at the result! In addition, olive oil is excellent for strengthening nails and helps keep them healthier.
Dip your nails in cold water, this is also a good choice. It can be a little uncomfortable or unpleasant in the winter, but practical in summer. Place in a small bowl a little ice water and also add some ice cubes, then dip your freshly painted fingers nails for about 20 or 30 seconds. When you remove them, leave to air dry.
Finally, you should know that in stores you can buy special sprays for drying nails that offer good results and leave a glossier finish, or use a top coat varnish that is especially created for fast drying. Feel free to try out the methods so to get dry nail varnish in a few minutes.
Another thing to keep in mind while waiting for your nails to dry is that in general lighter shades dry quicker than darker ones. This is why clear nail polish seems to dry in an instant whereas a fresh coat of deep red polish seems to take forever.
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