Nail Polish Glamour Base for Glitter (Suspension Base)
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7/13/16 Update:  We now offer 5 fluid ounces at the old 4 fluid ounce price! TKB's Nail Polish Glamour Base is a cruelty-free, 5-free bulk nail polish base used to DIY glitter nail polishes.  It is a thick base with a slightly violet hue.
  • Ingredients: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose , Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Isobutyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Adipic Acid / Neopentyl Glycol / Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Silica, Styrene / Acrylates Copolymer, N-Butyl Alcohol, Benzophenone-1, D&C Violet #2.
  • TKB's Glamour Base has a small amount of Violet #2 dye added to it. As a result, the product has a slight purple/violet tint to it.

    The addition of Violet #2 into nail polish is very common in commercial manufacturing as it offers several advantages:

    • Nail polish tends to have a yellow underhue, or to yellow with age and exposure to UV light. Purple is "opposite yellow on the color wheel" and therefore offsets yellow, making the resulting polish more neutral in color as it ages.
    • A slightly colored nail polish is easier to see when pouring into the bottle.
    • Sweetness factor: For us, working with this lightly colored polish is the difference between working with a boring bottle of glue and something that is just prettier, brighter and somehow more magical. Maybe the big guys don't factor this last point in, but it's our experience.
  • The following reviews are from our old website (to leave a review on this item, please go to the bottom of this page and click the "WRITE A REVIEW" or "BE THE FIRST TO WRITE A REVIEW" grey box). Items were ranked from 1 - 5.

         Wow. My hex glitter is still suspended in my glamour base from a month ago. Just placed my second order. LOVE this stuff! (Oh and no staining... only a slight violet tint to this base that is barely visible)

         Its great! Creamy yellow and hold pigment great! I use it with a small amount of chericka moon and travel to earth for a layering polish over black! So pretty! HINT for all you indie polish lovers. Mixed with indian blue makes a great Cosmic Ocean dupe!!!

         i'm having a fit, cause fancy nail polish is expensive, I could not tell which commercial brands were good(some popular ones are lousy)and that apricot mica-color is MY COLOR!no more Sephora!ha ha.yow. i bought some of the first mineral powder makeup,years ago, while it was new and cheap, now it's outta price.ohmy; i can finally make real tangerine,metallic makeup and my own gold nail polish, and not depend on commercial wonder i was practicing my color-shade-wheels lately!(on computer-art)i was getting ready for this! :)

         I use to play with polish and pigments since a long time now, and now I can play with glitter too with the glamour base. I am very happy with the quality of these products!

         I really love the new formula on the suspension base! I think the violet tint makes it look more clear than the old suspension base. Once you put glitter in it - even all white glitter! - you get a nice clear clean look. Hope this product sticks around! TKB Responds: It will. We have settled on this product line. We think it is superior, too.

         Really liking the Glamour base. It is nearly transparent and the violet tint is perfect. It is super thick, sometimes too thick. I have been experimenting with a blend mostly Glam base and some thinner clear coat blended in and it still suspends even big glitter just fine. Highly recommend this product. Thanks for supplying it :)

         The violet base looks clear in a nail polish, I was pleasantly surprised. I'm very happy with it.

         This base is awesome. I have used it to suspend glitters, but my favorite use for it is to create beautiful jellys.

         We've been using both bases for a few months now and love them. The glamour base holds wonderfully! We're still trying to create the right mixture as they can be rather thick and stringy if not diluted. Any tips on getting the right consistency? TKB Responds: You can thin nail polish with thinner, or acetone, but in both cases you run the risk of losing the suspension. I like to thin them with some "top coat" or "clear coat" instead.

         Love the Luster and Glamour bases. Quick question though... If I want to add glitter and Mica/pigment together which base would I use? TKB Responds: Depends on how much of each but I would generally recommend the Luster.

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Nail Polish Glamour Base for Glitter (Suspension Base) has a rating of 4.7 stars based on 3 reviews.

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