May 19, 2011
From tosylamide/formaldehyde resin to stearalkonium bentonite, ingredient names can sound more like a top secret formula for NASA than a recipe for regular old nail polish. Each of these ingredients, however, has a purpose and plays a part in the overall performance of the polish.
June 1, 2008
An introduction to common nail polish ingredients.
May 1, 2005
More than just color, nail polish is the finishing touch, the final step in a nail service. What’s in this product staple and how has it changed over the years?
February 1, 2000
Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.
May 1, 1995
Japanese manufacturer is water based and claims to be odor free.
Nail Art for Little Princesses15 photos
Celebrating Our Gelish Play at Home S. 4 Winners11 photos
The ferrule is a metal ring or cap placed around a brush shaft to reinforce and hold the hairs of a brush in place.
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The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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