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secret ingredient} primers & bonders

March 14, 2012  | Article

With most gel and acrylic systems, a bonder or primer is applied to the natural nail first to increase adhesion for the enhancement.

Keywords: primers   resin   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient} Acetone

February 14, 2012  | Article

The clear and dear friend that makes polish removal a snap, and acrylic and gel removal possible, is a bedrock for the nail industry.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   nail chemistry   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Cuticle Oil

October 31, 2011  | Article

The frequent cherry on top of Sunday manicures, cuticle oil acts as a quick massage lubricant for fingertips while also sealing in moisture to keep the cuticle area and eponychium soft and supple.

Keywords: cuticle oil   jojoba   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Base & Top Coat

September 16, 2011  | Article

The proverbial bread in the polish sandwich, base and top coats help polish adhere to nails and prevents nails from chipping and breaking.

Keywords: base coats   Secret Ingredient   top coats  

Secret Ingredient: Resin/Glue

August 18, 2011  | Article

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?

Keywords: glue   resin   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Acrylic Powder

August 5, 2011  | Article

Pink, white, or colored, acrylic powder is often seen as the more important partner in a liquid-and-powder relationship. What makes it so special? Is it a secret ingredient? You may be surprised to learn what’s actually in there.

Keywords: acrylic powder   acrylics   EMA   glitter   methyl methacrylate  

Secret Ingredient: Acrylic Liquid

June 27, 2011  | Article

 Monomer is a Greek term that means “one part” or “one unit.” (Mono means “one”; mer means “unit.”) But beyond “monomer,” what is the liquid that we use day in and day out? We’ve listed the ingredients necessary in every formula, regardless of manufacturer.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   how products are made   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Nail Polish

May 19, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: chemicals   ingredients   polish   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Açai Berries

April 21, 2011  | Article

Açai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is a small, deep purple berry that grows on certain palm trees in Central and South America.

Keywords: natural ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Panthenol

March 23, 2011  | Article

Panthenol was the original ingredient that inspired the name for international hair care brand Pantene, which made its debut in 1947 in Europe.

Keywords: Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Vitamin E

February 28, 2011  | Article

When vitamin E was discovered, the biggest producer of soybean oil was Eastman Kodak, which used the oil in photo processing. After realizing it could extract alpha tocopherol from the oil waste, it began selling it to vitamin producers and remains a leading supplier to this day.

Keywords: ingredients   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Gold

January 13, 2011  | Article

In nail artistry, technicians often incorporate gold flakes or gold powder, as well as various brands of clear lacquer filled with gold leaf pieces.

Keywords: Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Red Wine

January 1, 2011  | Article

Ancient Chinese, prior to the second century B.C., made wine from the wild native grapes growing in mountain climates.

Keywords: Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Peppermint

December 1, 2010  | Article

Ancient Greek and Romans crowned themselves with peppermint during feasts and adorned their dining tables with its sprigs.

Keywords: aromatherapy   peppermint   Secret Ingredient  

Secret Ingredient: Glycerin

November 1, 2010  | Article

Although glycerin has about the same food energy as table sugar, it does not raise blood sugar levels, nor does it cause cavities.

Keywords: ingredients   Secret Ingredient  
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