Acrylic

Acrylic Kit with Brushes, Powders, and Liquid

Acrylic Kit. Picture Credit: Born Pretty

A synthetic resin used to create fake nails. The most common method is called “polymethyl methacrylate acrylics” and is a mixture of a liquid (monomer) and a powder (polymer) acrylic that quickly hardens when mixed. Can also be used to refer to acrylic paint, a fast-drying type of pigment.

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Acrylics