An adhesive or coating that hardens quickly in the presence of moisture (the curing agent) and may be hardened faster by using a catalyst or accelerator.
Peter DeSantis of DeEnterprises explains: "Cyanoacrylate is the generic chemical name that encompasses a variety of rapid curing adhesives. Cyanoacrylates include, but are not limited to, nail glue for artificial tips, the resin used for dip nails or fiberglass wraps, even household super glues."
August 18, 2011
Resin in the nail industry refers to a cyanoacrylate glue used for adhering tips to natural nails, for gluing silk and fiberglass wraps, and for acrylic dipping systems. So what exactly is in it? Where did it come from? And how are techs using it today?
January 1, 2005
Depending on what products you have tried, you may need to consider whether the product type is compatible with your client.
February 1, 1992
Avoiding allergic reactions and lifting with gel systems is a matter of precision and correct technique.