|This manicure tip can save you time and trouble redoing a freshly painted nail!|
You can use a nail polish remover pen and try to erase the unwanted nail polish in the area. This method works, but the clean up could also ruin a freshly painted nail, if you got too close in your efforts.
Yet, I have a tip that can save you some trouble. What I found that does help is taking a cotton swab with a tiny bit of petroleum jelly and spread it on the sides of the nail first. Make sure that petroleum jelly avoids the nail and stays on the skin only because the polish will not adhere if any ends up there.
What happens is the petroleum jelly provides enough of a slick surface that the next time you accidentally get some polish on the skin, you can just quickly wipe it off with a tissue or cotton ball!