A remover usually containing the solvents ethyl acetate or methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) instead of acetone.
Shooting Star International created a new piece of salon equipment called the Multi-Pro Nail Spa aimed at making the removal of soak-off gels and acrylics fast and safe.
The clear and dear friend that makes polish removal a snap, and acrylic and gel removal possible, is a bedrock for the nail industry.
From tosylamide/formaldehyde resin to stearalkonium bentonite, ingredient names can sound more like a top secret formula for NASA than a recipe for regular old nail polish. Each of these ingredients, however, has a purpose and plays a part in the overall performance of the polish.
Sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to potential hazards associated with work in the nail industry. With persuasive voices on both sides of the issue, we wondered how many of you feel you are jeopardizing your health by working in the salon.
As a nail tech, you spend a large part of the day surrounded by chemicals. Now that you’re pregnant, is there anything that needs to change?
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