The lacquer is a substance that is formed in the branches of certain trees from the exudation generated by the bites of insects They die wrapped in the liquid they make flow. Said substance, which is translucent and resinous, is used to develop a hard and shiny varnish .
The insect that produces the lacquer (the Laccifer lacca ) inhabits trees in East Asia. The lacquer, therefore, comes from that region, especially from the India . When the substance is collected, ground and cooked with other resins and minerals, the shellac which is used in inks , varnishes , adhesives and other products.
The concept, by extension, is used to name various things linked to lacquer. It may be the colored aluminum substance that is added to the painting ; the colorless substance used to fix the hairstyle ; he russet which is obtained from cochineal, from Pernambuco stick or from the root of the blonde; or of the object that is varnished with lacquer.
Objects painted or coated with lacquer are called lacquered . A lacquered piece of furniture stands out for its brightness and strength. It is possible to polish and wax on the lacquer which also offers a very fast drying.
We cannot ignore that there is also what is known as shellac. It is a substance that is obtained from the secretions made by an insect called a lacquer worm. In Asia it is essentially where this product is used, which can be white or orange, and is used to make from Chinese ink to musical instruments through all kinds of furniture.
Within the world of aesthetics and cosmetics, the so-called nail lacquer takes special prominence. Nail polish is the other name that is used to refer to this product that, as its name implies, is used to get the nails of the hands or feet have a colorful according to the chosen wardrobe.
Thus, like other sectors of image care, new trends are emerging and changing with respect to nail polishes. Thus, some colors are imposed with respect to others and it even becomes fashionable that those allow to create authentic prints on the cuticles in order to surprise everyone.
The hair spray , on the other hand, allows to preserve the hairstyle for a prolonged time and brings shine. Due to the high alcohol content of many of these products, daily use is not recommended and it is suggested to spread the lacquer no less than 20 centimeters away from the head.
It also states that this hair spray should be applied by circular movements and that its use is not recommended for all those who have problems with oily hair.
A singularity is that this product is also used as an aesthetic trick. Specifically, it is used to make a makeup more durable and stay perfect for longer. To achieve this you just have to spray a little lacquer on the face of the person.