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Definition of Hydroxyl Ethyl Methacrylate (HEMA)

  1. Hydroxyl Ethyl Methacrylate (HEMA): HEMA is a protein specific monomer that will seek out and firmly attach itself to the protein in the nail plate. HEMA is used as an additive to improve adhesion.

Added to the Nail Glossary on December 1, 2016

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