Friday, April 30, 2010

Beauty Tip - Nails

This tip was shared by a fellow blogger! Thanks Tina!

After reading on the nail tip from Tina, I decided to try it out as well and in the process take some pictures.  Pictures don't really tell how well it works, but you should get the point, I hope.

Beauty Tip - Fast Drying Nail Polish

What you need?

1.  A cup of cold water
2.  1 or 2 pieces of ice
3.  Your favorite nail polish
4.  A hand towel

The works?

Once you get your cup of cold water, drop the ice in the water and let it slowly melt.  Now apply as many coats of nail polish to your nails and let them air dry for a bit.  Once you finish painting one or both hands, take your fingers and dip them into the ice water.  Let the ice pieces float around your fingers, and make sure your nails are submerged in the water.  Wait anywhere from 1-3 minutes (depending on how thick the coats were) before taking your fingers out.  Yes, the water is cold, but the results are amazing.  Once time is up, gently wipe away water on hands with hand towel.

Dunk it!

No Smudges! all Dried!


Super easy! Yes, the water is cold, but again the colder the better! I actually tested the nail tip with my left hand and let my right hand air dry.  Like I thought it would, the right hand took way too long to dry, so I had to dunk it into the cup of water as well.  It literally takes anywhere from 2-4 mins to get good results.  I still had to be careful about not smudging the polish, but it wasn't as bad as if I had not used the tip and just let the polish air dry. Try it and you'll be painting away even more now! I certainly have!



ESpeCiaLmente GaSPaS said...

Excelent tip :)

zuzu said...

Next time I will try! easy and useful!

Anonymous said...

This is an awesome tip! I will have to try this out!!

Kaitlyn said...

i'm going to have to try this!

Elena said...

I have known this tip before but I forgot about it. I am going to try this!

Angie said...

cool tip! :) i'll try it out next time i do my nails :D

Shop N' Chomp said...

Wow, wow, wow!

Sofia. ♥ said...

I always did this on myself. But glad that you made a post, so a lot can discover this trick too! :)

Rubinha said...

when are you going to post the giveaway winner? xx

susies1955 said...

COOL tip! LOL.
I was wondering who the winner was too. :)

stellarvixen said...

OMGG what a fantastic tips!
i always smudge and chip my newly painted nails grrr grr
patience is not my virtue :S

thanks for the tips!

acup +water+ice! yay