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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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Ingredients in Essie nail polish include ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, nitrocellulose, propyl acetate and tosylamide/formaldehyde resin. Other ingredients are Isopropyl alcohol, trimethyl pentanyl diisobutyrate, tripheny... More »

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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 »

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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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Flat, or matte, black nail polish is a hot fashion trend as of 2014, but it is notoriously difficult to apply because, unlike traditional shiny nail polish, matte polish shows every mistake. Applying matte black nail pol... More »

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Apply Gelish nail polish using a variety of the Gelish products, including the Gelish nail cleanser, PH Bond, foundation, Structure Gel and Top it Off. Begin by sanitizing the nails, pushing back the cuticle and cleaning... More »

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