Nail polish is made up of four basic ingredients: film forming agents, resins and plasticizers, solvents, and coloring agents. The combination of these ingredients differs, depending on the nail polish brand. More »

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Opi’s line of nail polish is made from acetyl tributyl citrate, butyl acetate, ethly acetate, epoxy resin, nitrocellulose, isopropyl alcohol, silica, polyvinyl butyral, trimethylpentanediyl dibenzoate, stearalkonium bent... More »

Nail polish remover can have various ingredients, depending on the brand of remover used. Generally, the main ingredient of any remover is either acetone or the less-toxic combination of ethyl acetate and isopropyl alcoh... More »

Nail polish is made up of solvents, film formers, resins, plasticizers and pigments. These ingredients are labeled as butyl acetate, xylene, toluene and formalin. Companies including Essie and Butter London use formulati... More »

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Nail polish becomes thicker with age due to evaporating solvents, according to Daily Makeover. When these solvents evaporate, the polish gets thick and stringy, resulting in lumpy, uneven results. Thick polish also does ... More »

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To apply magnetic nail polish, cover each nail with a base coat of standard polish followed by one coat of the magnetic polish. Allow it to dry, then cover one nail with a thicker coat of the magnetic polish and immediat... More »

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To apply nail polish, file your nails and buff them. Apply a base coat followed by two coats of polish, and then finish off with a top coat. More »