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Best tip to INSTANTLY dry your nail polish!!!

chloe92uschloe92us Posts: 1,203Registered Users Curl Neophyte
I saw on YouTube an easy tip to quick dry your polish, and it REALLY works! Like, instantly!!!!!

After your last coat of polish, spray your nails with PAM cooking spray. Let it sit on for about 30 seconds, them wash off with soap and water, or massage into skin and cuticles.

If you don't have the spray, pour a tiny bit of olive oil in a tiny container and dunk each nail in for a couple seconds.

Since learning this tip, I have perfect nails for the first time ever. It really works!
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: AIA cowash, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, Tresemme Botanique
Stylers: flax/okra gel or KCCC + CJ PP or JC Spiralicious
Experimenting with Got2B Ultra gel and loving it so far!

Comments

  • LoveInBetweenLoveInBetween Posts: 392Registered Users
    What makes this effective?

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    Curl Routine
    Co: As I am Coconut CoWash,VO5 Claifying Conditioner
    DC: Macadamia Repair Masque
    LI: KCKT, Suave Naturals Coconut
    Style Creme: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
    Gel: KCCC, Eco Styler Argan Oil
    Sealer: EVCO, EVOO

    3b/3c, High Desity, High Porosity, Medium Texture, BSL
    ""Live by the sun, love by the moon"


  • BlackAngelPlayahBlackAngelPlayah Posts: 1,419Registered Users
    Seems legit. There use to be a product that you could brush onto your nails to "dry" them. Basically it was oil. No sure of the science, but it did work pretty well.
    :afro:FroZen:afro:
  • chloe92uschloe92us Posts: 1,203Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm not sure what makes it effective, but it must be a chemical reaction. She also said you could fill an empty nail polish bottle with olive oil and brush it on. Trust me, it works!
    2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
    Cleanse: AIA cowash, TJ Tea Tree Condish
    Condish: JC Too Shea, Tresemme Botanique
    Stylers: flax/okra gel or KCCC + CJ PP or JC Spiralicious
    Experimenting with Got2B Ultra gel and loving it so far!
  • The New BlackThe New Black Posts: 16,742Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I'm trying this! Cool!!
    Seems legit. There use to be a product that you could brush onto your nails to "dry" them. Basically it was oil. No sure of the science, but it did work pretty well.
    Mary Kay made a product like that. It was made of silicone. I've had it for 15 years and it still works. I don't know if MK still sells it though.
    montage-3.gif No MAS.

    I am the new Black.

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  • The New BlackThe New Black Posts: 16,742Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I tried this. It doesn't quite dry your nails completely. I feel like it seals them so they might not smudge as easily though.
    montage-3.gif No MAS.

    I am the new Black.

    "Hope the Mail are saving space tomorrow for Samantha Brick's reaction piece on the reactions to her piece about the reactions to her piece." ~ Tweet reposted by Rou.
  • CurlyminxCurlyminx Posts: 5,581Registered Users
    I was wondering if anyone had tried this out.

    Smudge proofing is just as good as drying to me! I rarely get them to stay un-smudged!
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    Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

    Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

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    pw: curls

    Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
  • jp_squaredjp_squared Posts: 28Registered Users
    I've tried this. It worked the first time, but not the second or third time, so I haven't done it again. I still ended up with nicks in my nail polish.

    I now use Sally Hansen's Mirror Shine top coat that dries in 60 seconds and hardens ALL the layers so I find it works better than the PAM trick.
    Ontario, Canada curly following CG since March 2013 (I'm new!)

    Hair Type: 2C/3A
    Porosity: High (??)
    Density: Medium
    Width: Mixed

    Trying something new:
    Low-Poo: Giovanni 50:50
    CO: Suave Naturals Strawberry Conditioner
    RO: TN Vibrantly Smooth Conditioner
    LI: President's Choice Hydrating Conditioner (protein-rich); Biolage Conditioning Balm
    Styling: HETT Curl Gel; AVG; Biotera firm-hold styling gel
  • CurlyCutie1394CurlyCutie1394 Posts: 348Registered Users
    😱😱😱😱 mind blown trying this next week
  • YoshimiYoshimi Posts: 237Registered Users
    I find that the ice water thing causes my varnish to bubble every time. I second the mirror shine for a top coat, it keeps my polish from chipping longer than anything else too (though if I'm in a super rush I resort to the seche vite which is still marginally faster but less chip proof)
    2C, Medium thickness, Low posity
    Recovering from a year of keratin and bleach with CG

    Routine

    Low Poo, Condition, Leave in, Curl cream, Supersoak, Gel, Diffuse on high heat, with minimal lift to encourage waves and reduce frizz, Dry on cool with nozzle down to smooth hair and finish drying,Shine Serum

    Weekly gelatin protien treatments.
  • john1john1 Posts: 6Registered Users
    I have read your post and found it really nice and most informative tips. I would like to say thanks to you that you share this post here with us.
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