Base coat

Base coat

The first coat of plaster finish, typically composed of lime, cement, and sand; the first layer of any coating applied in a liquid or plastic state, such as paint.

base coat

1. All plaster applied before the finish coat; may be a single coat or a scratch coat and a brown coat.
2. The first coat applied to a surface, as paint; a prime coat.
3. An initial coat applied to a wood surface before staining or otherwise finishing it.
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A lot of people skip right to putting color on their nails, but a quality base coat is so important," says G.
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, PS7.
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.