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Definition of Formaldehyde Resin

  1. A polymer that improves polish adhesion and strength, tosylamide/formaldehyde resin (TSF resin) is slowly being phased out due to public image. Concern over formaldehyde has placed a spotlight on TSF resin. Many people see the “formaldehyde” in TSF resin and think it is a variant of formaldehyde. But TSF resin is a completely different chemical compound that looks and functions differently than formaldehyde.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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