NAIL TERM GLOSSARY W-Z
NAIL TERM GLOSSARY
Our nail term glossary is a resource provided to our customers which offers simple definitions for various terms used in reference to nail care.
Please feel free to peruse our glossary for any terms you wish to define.
When a person or a customer arrives without an appointment.
To clean something, nail technicians use this term to define thinning nail paint.
Water Based or
All-Natural Nail Polish
Nail polishes that are non-toxic means they are free from harmful chemicals.
A decal design that can be transferred to another surface by soaking it in water. Here water decals refer to nail decals that need water to transfer.
Nail acrylics which need water to cure or harden.
Nail art in which nail technicians create watercolor effect on nails.
Nail art in which nail technicians create waterfall effect on nails.
A manicure in which no water is used.
Nail art in which nail technicians create watermarble effect on nails.
Amount of electrical power expressed in watts.
To remove unwanted body hair by using sticky substance.
Services offered by salons to meet better mental and physical health.
Ability of a liquid to keep up contact with a solid surface.
Wrap Your Tips
Applying nail polish from left to right on the nail tip.
Cloth or paper that are added to the nail with adhesive to strengthen it.
Work Top Air Cleaner.
Yeasts are single-celled microorganisms, they can cause nail diseases making them brittle and weak.
Yellow Nail Syndrome
Yellow Nail Syndrome is a nail disorder characterized by thickened or malformed yellow or greenish nails. In some cases, it leads to separation of the nail from the nail bed, usually starting from the tip of the nail.
Yellowing of nails are caused due to fungal infection and sometimes leads to separation of the nail from the nail bed.
Ylang Ylang oil is helpful in killing bacteria and prevent nail infections.
Zinc deficiency leads to white spots and change in nail colors. Zinc also promotes healthy nail growth.