How To Dry Your Nails Instantly! I know it seems a bit weird to spray Pam on your finger nails but they say it works. Just rinse all the extra Pam off with cold water and then carefully dry them with a paper towel and you'll have beautiful, shiny, dried nails! 2/26/13: ok I really did just try this and it did work. I have no clue why and fairly confused about it, but it Works! Crazy!