Before gray nail polish became the color du jour, my friend Megan had the most amazing dove gray shade I immediately wanted to copy. "I blended it myself," she said. Okay. So I went online-and found recipes.
I poured out an old bottle of polish, washed it with nail polish remover (note: make sure to rinse out the remover or your handmade polish will be super-wonky). Then I carefully poured in some black polish and some white (a mini funnel would have been nice), mixed it until it was the exact, perfect, maybe-even-better-than-Megan's gray. It was work, but if you're feeling crafty, don't want to splurge on a new shade, or wish your go-to light pink had just a splash more red, you can DIY.
-Virginia VanZanten, editorial assistant
image via polishaddict.com
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