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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December 31, 2012
For a night out, Allure's favorite manicure is "long, opaque, and impossibly glossy" for winter.
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November 28, 2012
Redbook Mag's latest obsession is the top coat from manicurist Jin Soon Choi's newly launched line of polishes.
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November 20, 2012
A colorless coating that is applied over colored polish to prevent chipping and add shine to the finished nail.
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November 20, 2012
Nitrocellulose is a polymer used in the production of many nail polishes and top coats.
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November 13, 2012
Real Simple magazine featured LCN's Change the Mood Collection, a boxed quartet of top coats that alter the finish of polish after it as dried.
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October 21, 2012
Gold colored polishes as well as polish containing actual gold are making headlines, according to Harper's Bazaar.
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May 15, 2012
Beauty Millenium’s Z45 Fast Dry Top Lot is an all-round top coat that can be used on natural nails, acrylics, and gels.
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May 14, 2012
The Supply Source’s Poof Dry Top Coat has a patented formula that allows it to penetrate through the nail lacquer to the base coat, forming a single, solid coating over the nail plate for a durable finish.
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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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April 2, 2012
The April 2012 issue of Marie Claire shared with readers the best solutions to fixing and preventing broken or chipped nails.
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December 2, 2011
SELF magazine is all about ruby nails for the 2011 holiday season, but the hold color makes mani mistakes super obvious. Learn how to prevent spots.
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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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September 8, 2011
Two products to ease nail maintenance in between salon appointments.
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