The Fastest Way to Dry Nail Polish Dunk your hands in a bowl of ice-cold water. Allow nails to air-dry for two minutes, then submerge in ice-cold water for three minutes, which is enough time for the polish to harden completely.
Ombre Nails Paint your nails white and wait till they're completely dry. Chose two or three colors that would look good together, and apply them to a make-up sponge. Sponge the color onto your nail. Apply a top coat to blend the colors together.
Dab the Q-tip in the Vaseline or lotion, carefully wipe Q-tip on the skin around your nails, being careful not to get it on your actual nail bed, paint your nails as usual, then se a new Q-tip to clean up any leftover Vaseline or lotion residue