Topic : mixing monomers

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The Chemistry of Acrylics

July 1, 2009  | Article

Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   acrylics   CND   Doug Schoon   liquid-to-powder ratio  

Mastering the Mix Ratio

February 1, 2008  | Article

The ideal bead should be smooth, round, and plump, and suspended lightly on the brush hairs.

Keywords: acrylics   brushes   enhancements   liquid-to-powder ratio   mix ratio  

Take a Tip from ... Star Nail's Elaine Watson

January 1, 2008  | Article

Elaine Watson — global education director and vice president of marketing for Star Nail — shares some of her favorite technical tips.

Keywords: 3-D nail art   acrylics   airbrushed nail art   colored acrylics   embellishments  

Trouble Shooter: Taking the Heat Off Clients’ Nails

October 1, 1995  | Article

If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric filing techniques   filing techniques   gels   mixing monomers  

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