After 10-15 minutes, clean out the inside of the cap
by stuffing the paper towel down inside and twisting the cap
like you are tightening the cap onto the paper towel.
You may need to re-soak to get all the nail polish
out from the inside of the cap.
Now it’s time to thin the polish and make it work-able.
Here, you will need a nail polish (or nail lacquer) thinner
and a base coat nail polish.
It is always optimal, but not always necessary, to use matching brands,
such as OPI for the thinner. I do not have an OPI base coat,
I only have a Jessica base coat for this demonstration.
Add enough polish thinner so that the blending beads move freely.
*Note* Do not use polish remover as your thinner.Now add a little of your base coat nail polish to increase adhesion
It breaks down the polish but in a manner that
the nail polish qualities become compromised.
In other words, your favorite nail polish will probably
chip faster than it ever did before.
to the nail and minimize the risk of chipping polish.
Replace the brush stem and the cap and tighten the cap on to the bottle.
Shake the bottle vigorously to blend everything together
You will find that the polish will apply smoother
with less streaking and last you a little bit longer overall.I hope you learned something from this tutorial.
Stay tuned for Part 2 of the Nail Polish Series where
I will show you how to easily prevent the build up of nail polish that
threatens to thicken your polish once more called “Caring for Your Nail Polish”