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1. Stop stocking tears

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This is probably a trick most people know. If your new tights or stocking begin to run, simply dab some clear nail polish at both ends of the run to keep damage to the lowest.

2. Thread a needle easily

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We know how frustrating it can be, struggling with threading a needle. Next time, try this: dip the end of the thread into clear nail polish and allow it to dry. The end will then be hardened and you’ll find it much easier to thread it through the needle.

You can also paint it onto the ends of frayed shoelaces to keep them from unravelling.

3. Prevent luggage tag info from running

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Apply a layer of clear polish over your contact details and address written on your luggage tag. This way, you won’t have to worry if poor handling or bad climate will make the information run.

4. Conceal car scratches

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Slight scratches may not warrant a visit to the workshop, but it’s an eyesore. Touch up the area with nail polish that has a similar shade instead.

5. Organise your keys

Do you find yourself fumbling with the bundle of keys you have? Colour code them with nail polish, e.g. red for the car, blue for the house, and green for the letterbox. You’ll save yourself a lot of time, trust us.

On the same note, you can use it to label and identify toothbrushes to prevent people in family from mixing up with one another’s.

6. Tarnish-proof costume jewellery

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Costume jewellery are pretty – but not for long. They tarnish after a while and leave a green stain. Prevent the from tarnishing by painting it with clear nail polish.

7. Make A Fashion Statement

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Splash it where you like on a white T-shirt or a pair of jeans, or even draw on these apparel if you’re artistic enough, to give them a new look. This is definitely going to set your getup apart from others’.

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Kristen Juliet SohKristen Juliet Soh is the editorial director of Daily Vanity, and has spent more than a decade in journalism and content strategy. When she's not at h...Read More