Made in the USA 


Not Tested on Animals 

About Xenna Corporation

Our Mission

Xenna Corporation is a certified women-owned business.  Women-owned businesses are growing at twice the national average and in turn contribute over a trillion dollars to the economy.  By buying Nonyx Nail Gel you help support not only this women-owned business but the entire economy.

Xenna’s mission is to provide unique, personal care products that satisfy unmet needs with naturally-oriented solutions.

Company Profile

Xenna's mission is to provide unique, footcare products that satisfy unmet needs with naturally-oriented solutions. Founded in 1996 and based in Princeton, NJ, its nationally distributed brands are NONYX Fungal Nail Clarifying Gel, a patented exfoliant of keratin debris (safe for diabetics with healthy feet). The newest product from Xenna is NONYX Nail Clarifying BASECOAT, formulated to clear out discoloring keratin debris buildup while wearing nail polish. Nonyx Fungal Nail Clarifying Gel can be purchased in the footcare aisle at Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, ShopRite, Kinney Drug, Giant Eagle, Duane Reade, Thrifty White and other chains. Nonyx can also be purchased on and most chain websites. Nonyx Basecoat can be purchased on and Xenna is a certified woman-owned company, does not test on animals and manufactures in the USA. Nonyx are also distributed in Canada by Card Healthcare. NONYX is distributed in Hong Kong by MedexRom.
Xenna Corporation is a member of ICMAD, the national association of Independent Cosmetic Manufactures and Distributors. The company was ranked as one of New Jersey's Top Research Facilities in 2006 by NJ Biz. Additional information is available through Dunn & Bradstreet.



Carol J. Buck, M.I.A. Columbia University; BA, Stanford University


Dawn Gordon, CPA, BS, College of New Jersey

Carol Buck

Prior to founding Xenna, Ms. Buck was the Vice President of Princeton Group International, Inc., a healthcare industry consulting firm. Among her clients were Beth Israel Hospital, Ethicon (J&J), David Sarnoff Research Center, Cyanotech Corporation, Biofem, Inc., Ixion Biotechnology, North Shore University Health System and Universal Health Communications. She was also Treasurer and a Board member of Atlantic Health, Inc., a firm established to build and operate outpatient cancer clinics worldwide. Earlier in her career, Ms. Buck was a Senior Product Manager at General Foods Corporation and an Account Supervisor within the advertising industry. In the early '90s Ms. Buck turned her focus to biochemistry and initiated the research and patents that form the framework for Xenna's personal care product lines and basic research. Ms. Buck is also a member of the Women Presidents' Organization and Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW).

Dawn Gordon

Ms. Gordon manages the accounting and tax functions of the company. She has 25 years of accounting and tax experience with public accounting firms located in central New Jersey.

Giving and Community Support

Xenna Corporation supports the following charities and local community programs:

  • Diabetic education programs nationwide
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
  • Anchor House Foundation (for runaways)
  • American Red Cross – Local Blood Drives
  • Easter Seals Inc.
  • The HotSun Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya through Global Giving
  • Hands Together in Haiti
  • Kinney Drugs Foundation
  • Medical Missionaries of Mary in Africa and worldwide
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Special Olympics of New Jersey
  • Princeton NJ First Aid & Rescue
  • Princeton High School Boy’s Soccer Program
  • Breast Cancer Solutions – Providing financial aid to breast cancer patients
  • Mercer Street FRIENDS – Improving the lives of children and families in Trenton, NJ
  • Senior Care Services NJ
  • The Yale Child Study Center in support of research to treat Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (a uniquely devastating form of autism)