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How to make your own nail polish cleaners

Make Your Own Nail Polish Cleaners

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First, gather your toothpicks and cotton ball.

First, gather your toothpicks and cotton ball.

Take your cotton ball and 1 toothpick. Stick one end of the toothpick into the cotton as shown.

Take your cotton ball and 1 toothpick. Stick one end of the toothpick into the cotton as shown.

Using the toothpick, gently pull some of the cotton away. Be careful about pulling too much...it won't work as well with too much cotton.

Using the toothpick, gently pull some of the cotton away. Be careful about pulling too much...it won't work as well with too much cotton.

Once you pull some cotton, use your other hand to pinch the cotton to the toothpick. As you're pinching, use your other hand to twist the toothpick until the cotton wraps tightly around the toothpick.

Once you pull some cotton, use your other hand to pinch the cotton to the toothpick. As you're pinching, use your other hand to twist the toothpick until the cotton wraps tightly around the toothpick.

Repeat on the other end to get the most use out of it. As you can see, I have nice pointed ends with the cotton...it's not too thick.

Repeat on the other end to get the most use out of it. As you can see, I have nice pointed ends with the cotton...it's not too thick.

If you are a messy nail polish painter like me, the cleaner tool we just made is perfect for such occasions. The pointy and thin build is nice to work around the edges compared to using a cotton swab.

If you are a messy nail polish painter like me, the cleaner tool we just made is perfect for such occasions. The pointy and thin build is nice to work around the edges compared to using a cotton swab.

Just dip your new tool into some nail polish remover and clean away! Cheap and easy fix to cleaning up a manicure! :)

Just dip your new tool into some nail polish remover and clean away! Cheap and easy fix to cleaning up a manicure! :)

  • Toothpicks
  • Cotton balls
  • Nail Polish Remover