January 16, 2013
A base coat is a colorless substance applied to the natural nail before the application of colored polish; base coat promotes polish adhesion and reduces staining of the natural nails; in nail art, used for a background of entire nail or large areas that will be covered with another color.
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May 24, 2012
The best nail products for 2012 according to InStyle were listed in the magazine's May issue.
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April 17, 2012
LeChat’s Double Agents is a clever base coat and top coat package that will keep polish colors protected and help prevent premature chipping.
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February 27, 2012
NYC-based DJ Harley Viera-Newton's nail painting ritual always starts with OPI Nail Envy because it contains protein and calcium to strengthen brittle nails.
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September 24, 2011
Allure magazine put together a list of basic nail essentials, from polishes to polish remover.
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September 16, 2011
The proverbial bread in the polish sandwich, base and top coats help polish adhere to nails and prevents nails from chipping and breaking.
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May 17, 2011
InStyle’s Best Beauty Buys highlights nine great nail products, all handpicked by beauty pros as their tried-and-true favorites. Here are some of the winners:
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May 9, 2011
As part of its Healthy Beauty Awards for 2011, Self named Orly’s Primetime Chip Preventing Primer as the best base coat for nails. “My polish barely chipped all week,” said the mag’s tester.
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January 1, 2011
CND has launched larger sizes of the Shellac Base and Top Coats.
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December 1, 2010
Jim Nordstrom, cofounder of CND, is back in the business along with his wife Linda Nordstrom, another CND veteran. They’ve named their new company Famous Names LLC and have introduced a new top coat and base coat called Lumos to the market.
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October 18, 2010
In Style magazine says the quickest way to fake a spa pedicure is to put on your peep-toes and paint only the nails that are visible.
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October 18, 2010
Allure tested red, nude, pale pink, bright, dark, and trendy polishes for Best of Beauty, as well as base coats, topcoats, cuticle oil, and remover.
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September 7, 2010
Redbook magazine shares seven tips for making a manicure last for 10 days.
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August 16, 2010
Orly’s Nailtrition Leaves Nails Strong and Healthy
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August 1, 2010
If our admittedly unscientific poll of NAILS Facebook fans tells us anything, it’s that cuticle oil — and CND’s SolarOil in particular — is flying off your retail shelves. Strengtheners and antifungals made a good showing as well. But those are not the only home-care products that have the cash registers ringing. We asked techs to show us their biggest selling retail
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