These Easy Hacks Will Turn Your Shiny Nail Polish Matte in A Jiffy

Written by Sanya HamdaniSep 12, 2019

Matte foundation, matte lipstick and matte nail paints are having a moment right now, so it is safe to say that matte as a trend is ruling the beauty world. But you recently went on a shopping spree and got these stunning new nail paint colours, and sadly, they are not matte! We get it, the shades are pretty and you obviously don’t want to throw them away, that’s why we have found this easy hack that will turn your shiny nail polish matte.

Hack 1 – Steam

This is probably the easiest way to make your nail polish matte. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Paint your nails as you normally would.

Step 2: Heat a pan with water. Once it starts to emit steam turn off the flame.

Step 3: Hover your hand over the steam for three to five seconds, and ensure that the steam is touching your nails.

Step 4: Once you notice the steam has reached all areas, remove your hand and notice how the nail polish has turned matte!

Hack 2 – Powder

Powder is another easy and quick way to make your nail polish matte. Here’s how to go about it:

Step 1: Take a few drops of your shiny nail polish in a clean dish.

Step 2: Now mix a tiny amount of cornstarch or baking powder into it using a toothpick.

Step 3: Apply it on your nails and wait till it dries off to see the matte finish.