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Ugh seriously, how long does nail polish take to dry?!

Am I just a weirdo or does anyone else have issues with nail polish still being kind of gooey even hours later? Like if you touch it, there will still be a fingerprint hours later, or if you pick something up it will smudge really bad, etc.?


Asked by Mrs.BAT at 2:44 AM on Jan. 19, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (4)
  • Try a few drops of cuticle oil directly on the nail, it dries the polish. Also when you apply the polish, apply thin coats and allow them to dry one by one.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 2:49 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I have Express Finish by Maybelline, it dries in 40 seconds and it's NEVER gooey. Try it. :) They have really nice colors.

    Answer by Marianne140 at 2:59 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • there are nail polish sprays u can get at walmart right next to the nail polish. it makes the polish dry faster and it also prevents smudges.

    Answer by gwen20 at 3:13 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I use Sally Hanson Insta-Dri top coat and I do my nails in the evening so the polish cures overnight.


    Answer by beeky at 6:54 AM on Jan. 19, 2011