Most people have given themselves a manicure at least once. Maybe you only do it on fancy occasions like holidays and parties, or maybe you love switching up your nail color every week.
For a lot of people, painting their nails is an easy and fun way to add a pop of color into their lives and their outfits.
But if you like painting your nails, you might find that over the years, you’ve acquired some colors you just don’t use anymore. Because while some manicures and makeup are timeless looks, others, well, not so much.
Maybe you stocked up on some bright blue shimmeryshades that were all the rage back in the day but really just make your fingertips look frostbitten.
Or maybe you’re over your glamphase, but you still have a lot of dark burgundies and sultry reds left over in your drawer. Or maybe you’re just done with painting your nails, but don’t want to waste all that polish.
Well, you’re in luck. Nail polish is essentially enamel a tough, waterproof lacquer that holds up pretty well on all kinds of surfaces, not just your nails.
And while you might not find use for thewhole bottle of shimmery royal blue polish, it’s a good idea to hang on to a couple of colors, preferable bright and different ones, as they can be great for labeling things with some quick color coding.
But there’s way more you can do, too. And definitely save your clear nail polish! It can be a perfect secret weapon for all kinds of things.
Read onto discover how to use nail polish around the house and take it from a little luxury to a big help!
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Nail Polish Use #1: Make Matches Waterproof
Nail Polish Use #2: Tighten A Screw
Nail Polish Use #3: Prevent Costume Jewelry From Turning
Nail Polish Use #4: Fix An Unraveled Shoelace
Nail Polish Use #5: Organize Your Keys
Nail Polish Use #6: Thread A Needle
Nail Polish Use #7: Touch Up Small Dings
Nail Polish Use #8: Smudgeproof A Label
Nail Polish Use #9: Stop A Run In Your Tights
Nail Polish Use #10: Decorate Just About Anything