Topic : chemist's corner

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Chemist’s Corner: Base Coats

December 13, 2014  | Article

We reached out to an expert to get the breakdown on the product that can improve the strength and condition of nails.

Keywords: base coats   chemist's corner  

Chemist's Corner: Acrylics

October 28, 2014  | Article

Let's go back to the basics on acrylics. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   chemist's corner   liquid-to-powder ratio   monomer  

Chemist's Corner: Quick Dry Drops and Sprays

September 3, 2014  | Article

NAILS spoke to industry scientist, Doug Schoon to find out the basics behind the formulas that speed up the nail polish drying process.

Keywords: chemist's corner   Doug Schoon   Quick dry spray  

Chemist’s Corner: Foot Mask

July 10, 2014  | Article

A biologist by education shares everything we need to know about foot masks.

Keywords: chemist's corner   feet   foot masks   pedicure products   pedicures  

Chemist's Corner: Nail Cleanser

June 3, 2014  | Article

Can a nail cleanser act as a fungus preventer? NAILS spoke to a formulation chemist from Elixery to find out. 

Keywords: acetone/removal products   chemist's corner  

Chemist’s Corner: Glitter

May 1, 2014  | Demo

Read what Jim McConnell, a chemist and the president of Light Elegance, has to say about how glitter's made and why it sparkles.

Keywords: chemist's corner   glitter   Light Elegance   product removal   Sparkles  

Chemist's Corner: Traditional Gel

March 18, 2014  | Demo

With so many newer gel-based inventions on the market (soft gels, gel-polish, soak-off gels), how does hard gel stand out? Director of research and development at Nubar, Dr. Norair Arkoian, and Light Elegance president Jim McConnell explain it all.

Keywords: chemist's corner   gels   Jim McConnell   Light Elegance   Nubar  

Chemist's Corner: Gel-Polish

February 21, 2014  | Article

Getting behind the science of gel-polish is no easy feat, but with a better framework for its chemistry comes improved technique and the ability to educate clients. NAILS picked the brain of OPI's Dr. Paul Bryson for some user-friendly answers.

Keywords: chemist's corner   education   gels   OPI products   techniques  

Chemist's Corner: Cuticle Oil

February 19, 2014  | Article

How does cuticle oil actually work? NAILS spoke to CND’s ­resident chemist, Dr. Dave, for answers.

Keywords: chemist's corner   CND   cuticle oil   Q&A  

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