A lot of people skip right to putting color on their nails, but a quality base coat
is so important," says G.
Always use a base coat
because it gives your coloured polish something to adhere to, which means it will last longer without chipping.
To apply to glitzy coating, first, paint the nails with a base coat
of clear polish.
The base coat
contains just the pigment and binding resins--the clear coat is just the gloss.
8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat
composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing compound which is an inorganic or organic carbonate, or bicarbonate, a solvent for the water absorbent compound and the CO2 releasing compound, a wax, auxiliary substances which do not encompass surfactants and optionally, a second water absorbent compound selected from the group consisting of cellulose gum, polysaccharides, natural gums, clays, aluminum silicate, bentonite, aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, acrylic acid and polyacrylic acid.
Sally Hansen is introducing two nail essentials to simplify and improve the home manicure regimen: Big Peel Off Base Coat
and Big Kwik Dry Top Coat.
03 Apply base coat
twice to prevent the sun from leaving nails with a yelA[degrees] low tint.
Our testers whiten their tips: Revlon Nail Brightener Base Coat
You can skip the base coat
if you're using a light, sheer polish like this as it won't stain your nails.
The new product, which is targeted at the residential market, is a water-based pearlescent interior finish, consisting of a coloured base coat
and a special selected pearlescent powder to create the effect desired.
1 For brittle nails: Jessica Recovery Base Coat
, EUR14, www.
The Aerobase base coat
and Aviox clear coat UVR system has been qualified successfully at Airbus, according to specification AIMS 04.