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Opaque White Nails for Spring

January 11, 2013  | News

Opaque white nails polish was listed as one of Spring's Top Five Trends in InStyle's January 2013 issue.

Keywords: celebrity nail techs   polish   spring nail art   trends  

Metallic for All Skin Tones

January 10, 2013  | News

A collection of shiny, metallic shades was listed in Harper's Bazaar's "Manicure Must-Haves" for January 2013.

Keywords: Deborah Lippmann   Essie   metallics   nail trends   polish  

White Nails for Winter

December 24, 2012  | News

Wearing white in winter is no longer a fashion faux pas. Frosty makeup, clothing, hair, and nails graced the runways of top brands like Chanel this season.

Keywords: Butter London   fashion   polish   winter pedicures  

Guys' Pick on Holiday Polish Colors

December 17, 2012  | News

Cosmopolitan asked 100 guys on the street which holiday manicure hue was the hottest.

Keywords: holidays   nail trends   polish  

China Glaze

November 29, 2012  | Encyclopedia

China Glaze is a polish line originally developed by Worldwide Cosmetics, then sold to American International Industries (AII). Known for their innovative displays and regular introductions of new colors, China Glaze has been one of the top five most nail polishes in the U.S. for many years.

Keywords: American International Industries   China Glaze   polish  

The Superhero Top Coat

November 28, 2012  | News

Redbook Mag's latest obsession is the top coat from manicurist Jin Soon Choi's newly launched line of polishes.

Keywords: Jin Soon Choi   polish   top coats  

Hired Hands: Work-Appropriate Nail Colors

November 21, 2012  | News

Marie Claire @Work advises readers to save the crazy nail art for off-hours and try the latest boss-approved neutrals for work.

Keywords: Deborah Lippmann   Essie   nail art   OPI products   polish  

toluene

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A colorless flammable liquid used as a solvent in nail polish.

Keywords: chemicals   ingredients   polish   toluene  

TAF resin

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A special co-polymer used to improve adhesion and toughen nail polish and treatments.

Keywords: chemicals   nail treatments   polish  

polish thinner

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A volatile solvent added to polish to restore the product to its original consistency or viscosity; also called polish solvent.

Keywords: chemicals   ingredients   polish  

polish

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Nail polish is a solvent-based coating containing pigments and/or dyes used to create decorative effects on fingernails or toenails. It debuted in 1900 as a glossy nail varnish (applied with a camel-hair brush) that wore off in a day, but today’s polish is the icing on the manicure — and pedicure — cake.

Keywords: chemicals   polish  

OTC (over the counter)

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Refers to products that can be purchased without a professional license or prescription; also refers to a store or supplier that sells products to non-professionals.

Keywords: polish   private labeling  

nitrocellulose

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Nitrocellulose is a polymer used in the production of many nail polishes and top coats.

Keywords: chemicals   nail chemistry   polish   top coats  

nail lacquer

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A synonym for fingernail polish.

Keywords: polish  

mica

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Mica is any of various colored or transparent mineral silicates crystallizing in monoclinic (three unequal crystal axes) forms that readily separate into very thin leaves; used in polish to add shimmer.

Keywords: ingredients   mica   polish  

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Nippers are an implement used for clipping or trimming cuticles or acrylic nails; usually made of stainless steel, they must be disinfected between cl...
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The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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