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January 16, 2013  | Encyclopedia

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.

Keywords: base coats   top coats  

Best Nail Product Buys, According to InStyle

May 24, 2012  | News

The best nail products for 2012 according to InStyle were listed in the magazine's May issue.

Keywords: base coats   Essie   Orly   polish removal   trends  

LeChat Double Agents

April 17, 2012  | Product

LeChat’s Double Agents is a clever base coat and top coat package that will keep polish colors protected and help prevent premature chipping.

Keywords: base coats   LeChat   top coats  

OPI Nail Envy: An Ideal Base coat

February 27, 2012  | News

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.

Keywords: base coats   client health   nail strengtheners   OPI products  

The Basics

September 24, 2011  | News

Allure magazine put together a list of basic nail essentials, from polishes to polish remover.

Keywords: base coats   cuticle oil   Essie   OPI products   Orly  

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  

Beauty Pros Share Their Favorite Nail Products

May 17, 2011  | News

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:

Keywords: base coats   Essie   nail strengtheners   Nailtiques   OPI products  

Getting the Base-ics

May 9, 2011  | News

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.

Keywords: base coats   Orly  

CND Shellac Base and Top Coats

January 1, 2011  | Product

CND has launched larger sizes of the Shellac Base and Top Coats.

Keywords: base coats   CND   gel top coats   gels   shellac  

Famous Names Back in the Biz

December 1, 2010  | News

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.

Keywords: base coats   Famous Names   top coats  

How to Fake a Pedicure

October 18, 2010  | News

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.

Keywords: base coats   consumer press   pedicures   polish techniques  

Best of Beauty

October 18, 2010  | News

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.

Keywords: awards   base coats   consumer press   OPI products   Polish  

Tips for Making Manicures Last 10 Days

September 7, 2010  | News

Redbook magazine shares seven tips for making a manicure last for 10 days.

Keywords: base coats   CND   consumer press   cuticle treatments   Essie  

Orly Nailtrition

August 16, 2010  | Product

Orly’s Nailtrition Leaves Nails Strong and Healthy

Keywords: base coats   nail biting   nail treatments   Orly  

What Sells (Besides Polish)

August 1, 2010  | Article

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

Keywords: base coats   CND   Duri   FILES   lotions  

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