Allow the first coat of polish to dry before applying a second
Nearly all nail polishes will require at least two layers, and some will need three. It is much better to apply several thin layers of polish than one thick one the results will be much neater and less inclined to smudge. You must allow the nail polish to dry completely between each application this should take between five and ten minutes, depending on the brand of polish. Apply the second layer of polish using the exact same method you used to apply the first. Try to be equally careful dont become impatient and try to finish the job quickly, or you might ruin your good work. Allow the second layer of polish to dry completely, then decide if you need to apply a third.