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Definition of Shrinkage

  1. When the nail polish underneath shrinks away from the tips (and/or cuticles) of the nails making it look like there is obvious wear/tip wear. This is also known as “Tip Shrinkage”, or “Tip Pull”. A common problem that happens to fresh polish after a quick dry topcoat is applied.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 10, 2016

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