A Guide to DIY Nail Glue to Stick Your Nails With Style


If you’re someone who loves doing their nails, you know how important a good nail glue can be. But with the cost of store-bought nail adhesive, it can be hard to keep up with the expense.

With lots of things to be considered for getting your new manicure set ease always comes packed in with ideas. Whatever is the trouble what you need is an idea and you can cop with the troubles you face in your everyday routine.

Luckily, making your own nail adhesive is easier than you might think! If you have your back-to-school nail glue, congratulations we know how to make homemade nail glue.

With this homemade glue, you can easily put your fake nails and then apply clear nail polish for an Insta sheen manicure look.

How To Make Nail Glue?

We have already discussed how beneficial is it to make nail adhesive at home. Save your budget and struggle to find the perfect glue for nails get the ingredients at home and make it for you.

This will leave you with no regret and you will love pasting your acrylic nails using this adhesive. You will not need any expensive ingredient like Cyanoacrylate to make the glue instead go with PVA glue or your back-to-school glue. 

In this article, we’ll take you through the steps of how to make nail glue at home, so you can have long-lasting nails without breaking the bank.



Do you wanna know how to make nail glue at home? gather these supplies first

  • A small container or an old bowl
  • A cotton swab or a toothpick
  • Clear nail polish
  • PVA glue
  • Scissors
  • A measuring spoon.
  • Paper towels.
  • Latex gloves.


If you have all mentioned supplies for how to make nail glue on your table now, you may get started with execution now;

  1. Use nail polish remover to remove the stains of already applied nail polish on your nail bed.  
  2. Wear latex gloves to make your hands safe from sticky itching effects. 
  3. Take a swab from the supplies and cut it out the cotton part from it. 
  4. The wooden part is kept to stir the glue solution. 
  5. Take a Bowl and pour a fully measured cup of PVA glue into it. Make sure all the glue is transferred into the bowl. Take glue or if you don’t have it you can use your back-to-school glue.
  6. Now, take a half bottle of clear nail polish or measure it with one smooth spoon and add it to the glue in the bowl.
  7. Now, the clear polish addition will bring the smoothing effect to the glue solution and will make your fake nail sit better on your nail bed.
  8. Now, take the cotton-swab that we made ready in the first step.
  9. Stir it well in the solution and mix up all the ingredients. Scrap the solution time by time from the sides so you get it mixed right.
  10.  Explore by touching it if it’s making some sticky effect.
  11. Use paper towels to remove any spilled glue around. 

Method # 2


Get the below ingredients to get started with the second method.

  • A container or an old bowl
  • A toothpick
  • Cyanoacrylate: 
  • Baking Soda
  • Measuring spoon.
  • Safety goggles
  • Paper towels.
  • Latex gloves.


  1. Ensure you’re working in a well-ventilated area and wearing appropriate safety gear, such as latex gloves and safety goggles.
  2. Use a clean and dry spoon to measure a small amount of cyanoacrylate adhesive. It’s important to work in small quantities to avoid creating too much glue at once.
  3. Sprinkle a small pinch of baking soda onto the cyanoacrylate adhesive. The baking soda acts as a filler and thickener for the glue.
  4. Use a toothpick to thoroughly mix the cyanoacrylate adhesive and baking soda together. This will create a thicker consistency suitable for nail application.
  5. Test the consistency of the glue by applying a small amount to a surface. If it’s too thin, you can add a bit more baking soda and mix again.
  6. Using a toothpick, apply a thin layer of the homemade glue to your nail where needed.
  7. Press the nail gently against the surface you want to attach it to. Hold it in place for a few seconds to allow the glue to bond. Remember that cyanoacrylate adhesive bonds quickly, so be precise in your application.

Tips and Tricks for a Stronger Hold

To get the most out of your homemade nail glue, consider these tips:

Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly Alternatives

You can add a little amount of acetone into the bowl of water and soak your hand if you want to remove your fake nails now. 


Making your own nail glue is a simple and cost-effective solution for anyone who loves doing their nails. By following the steps and tips outlined in this article, you can create a custom nail glue that’s perfect for your needs.

Plus, by using non-toxic and eco-friendly ingredients, you can have peace of mind knowing that you’re doing what’s best for your health and the planet. Give it a try and see how easy and rewarding it can be to make nail glue for you at home.

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