The kitchen ingredient that can transform your nail polish

Oct 27, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Matte nail polish is one of fall's biggest nail trends. Lucky for you it's one that you can easily DIY. Just a little bit of this one kitchen ingredient will turn your glossy polishes into matte manicures.

materials

Materials and tools:

  • A couple of pinches of corn starch
  • A glossy nail polish
  • Scrap paper
  • Old nail polish brush

Step 1:

Step 1

Prepare your nails for painting as usual with a base coat. Then pour a small amount of your glossy polish on a piece of scrap paper.

Step 2:

Step 2

Add a pinch of corn starch to the glossy polish.

Step 3:

Step 3

Using an old nail polish brush, mix the corn starch and polish together.

Step 4:

Step 4

Apply your matte polish to your nails. You may need 1 to 2 coats depending on the polish.

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