Pigmented artificial acrylic fingernail

  • US 5,830,442 A
  • Filed: 12/10/1996
  • Issued: 11/03/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/14/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for producing a self-curing, dermatologically-acceptable pigmented artificial nail composition, applied to a natural nail or nail extension, comprising the step of:

  • mixing a powder component comprising;

    an alkylmethacrylate polymer;

    a polymerization initiator; and

    a pigment, said pigment is selected from the group consisting of lead chromate pigments, organic pigments, cadmium based pigments, pearlescent pigments, and mixtures thereof;

    witha liquid component comprising an alkylmethacrylate monomer;

    wherein said pigmented artificial nail composition hardens to form an evenly-colored glossy, opaque artificial nail, wherein said pigment is dispersed in said nail composition to provide a finished nail product.

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