Attention: TKB will be closed from Sept 19 to Sept 21 for inventory and we will resume our normal hours on Sept 22. Our website will still be accepting orders during that time. Thank you for your understanding!

Blog posts

TKB Colors: our ready-to-wear products



Recently, we announced on our site that we had some finished matte liquid lipsticks "coming soon" for sale on our site.

I wanted to briefly explain to our long-time customers what this is all about.

For decades, TKB has focused its efforts on supplying raw materials and offering support to indie businesses. We started with the soapmakers and quickly added a variety of indie crafters, with a large...
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5 Tips to Unforgettable Wedding Day Nails

When I was 8 years old and dressing up for my imagined day, I painted my nails with white out and colored them in with permanent markers only to end up desperately scrubbing the ink and paint off before my parents found out. Was your first experience with painted nails the same?


My name is Kimberly Simon and I am the resident makeup artist and product designer here at TKB! I’m so excited to...
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Working with Bulk Nail Polish


It is shockingly easy and affordable to work with uncolored, bulk nail polish base to make your own unique creations.

Our company started selling the material in early 2011. I had noticed that there customers were talking about making "Frankenpolish" where they would blend together polishes from different manufacturers -- a half a bottle of an Essie green, a quarter bottle of an OPI gold, and top...
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