A Review of Gel Nail Technologies

Nail polish must function as a coating that is both decorative and wear-resistant, as discussed in a previous article.1 Nail polish encounters harsher wear than any other makeup product, causing it to dull, chip and thin. People use their fingers for almost everything they do, including texting, washing hair, cleaning, etc., so nails are exposed to a multitude of mechanical and chemical insults. Therefore, nail polish formulation has historically included ways to improve its wear.1

Log in to view the full article
More in Color Cosmetics