Shelf Life of Nail Polish

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Shelf Life of Nail Polish
Sun, 02-06-2011 - 7:05pm

Just as it dries on your nails, over time, nail polish can dry out in the bottle. Here are some good rules to make your prized polishes last as long as possible.

What's In Nail Polish?
  • Women have been painting their nails as far back as 3000 B.C. when the Chinese used a combination of Arabic gum, egg whites, gelatin, and beeswax to make a lacquer, with crushed flowers to provide color. While these ingredients are certainly not used in today's nail polishers, the