You pick your favorite color. You are meticulous while painting your nails to ensure nothing goes wrong and no paint is out of place, and you wait for them to dry. You think they’re dry and out of nowhere you brush up against something, and now your beautiful nails are ruined!

What do you do?

Well, we’ve all been there and some nail polishes claim to have the technologies to dry nails in the speed of light, but who wants to spend more money without a guarantee? If you’re like me and years of disappointment from false advertisement have left you scorned, we have found a beauty hack for you that will change the way you paint your nails forever.

Place your wet nails in ice cold water immediately after painting them for 3 minutes.

Yes, it’s true.

This beauty hack has been known to dry your nails and keep your polish intact at the same time. Below is a video from beauty Sheetal describing the technique.