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... the acrylates in the glue. You were probably overexposed to acrylates when you were having the acrylic nails applied. If they allowed the product to touch your skin or applied the product too wet, they overexposed your skin and nails to the acrylates in the liquid. ... (3 replies)
... I hope you have a few minutes to both read and answer these many questions. You seem to be the resident expert on toe and fingernails and I am hoping you can give me some advice. ... (2 replies)
... Cure. I would say that the acetone probably, at least punches it hard from the start but perhaps not a good idea to continue. ... (8 replies)

... I see what you are saying but that doesn't make much sense either. Acetone is used constantly by many people applying nail polish and removing it with acetone. ... (8 replies)
... You are playing with dynamite by mixing acetone with any other product. Al the acetone will do is dry out the skin of the nail bed by temporarily removing the moisture in the skin. ... (8 replies)
... If the molecular structure is large, that product can only effect the surface layer of skin. Overexposure to these products will only make the surface layer of skin dry out and peel off. ... (8 replies)
... of formaldehyde as a preservative. Nail hardeners can contain even more than that. Formaldehyde is a drying agent which can wick the natural oils and moisture from you rnails, leaving then dry and prone to splitting and peeling. ... (2 replies)
... g by the FDA adn all the states that require licensure in salons. EMA is the liquid portion of the system. EMA is not deemed deleterious to the nail plate, but skin contact should be avoided to prevent overexposure and allergic reaction. ... (1 replies)
... Ethyl cyanoacrylate is the chemical that is used to make all instant glues that cure on contact with air, such as Super Glue and most nail glues. Polyethylmethacrylate, or PEMA, is a polymerized ethyl methacrylate monomer. ... (2 replies)
... Acrylic product 'sets up' in about a minute so the nail technician can file them, but it can take up to two weeks until it has reached optimum cure and is at its hardest. ... (1 replies)
... omfortably can. Soak the nail in peroxide to be sure there is no apparent bacteria in the cut. Do not wash off the peroxide, but wipe all the peroxide from your skin with a wet paper towel and dry with another paper towel. ... (1 replies)
... I've worn acrylic nails off and on for a few years. I finally started trying to cultivate my natural nails. They did great for awhile, then started peeling off in layers. ... (3 replies)
... ough the nail plate causing it to split into two separate sections. Once the nail plate has become two separate sections, it can also compromise the nail matrix and the cells will grow in thinner down this vertical line. ... (1 replies)
... Scrub the nails and cuticles with a soft toothbrush and soap and water. Rinse really well! ... (3 replies)
... the sides and the cuticle area. Apply a little bit under the free edge. ... (3 replies)
... she should have learned this in school! Shame on her!!! She xposed your skin to a potentially hazardous material that can cause allergic reaction. ... (3 replies)
... After buffing, wash your hands with soap and water, then dry thoroughly. ... (6 replies)
No more nail
Sep 29, 2005
... Hi Marti, I actually got this suggestion from you. The original posts are below. At the time you didn't mention any possible allergic reaction to the acrylic nail. I found that the nail polish wouldn't stay on for even a day but the fake polished nail lasted several days before it had to be re-glued. So far, no problems with it. Knock on wood. (22 replies)
Jun 10, 2008
... buy them just in the one size since you only need them for your great toe. Get a tube of Gel Adhesive as well. You will need to cut away the 'well' of the tip and curve it out to match your other great toe nail in shape and cut the length as well. You can do all your 'prep' work before you glue it to your toe. ... (1 replies)
... You might try cleaning the 'skin' with acetone to remove all traces of moisture and oils from the skin, then apply the polish. It would only stay on for a few days. ... (2 replies)

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