Emulsions are water-based paints i.e. paint pigments and their binders are carried by solvent water. Emulsions also called acrylics or latex paints, are contained in water, they are easy to apply and dry up quickly as well. Emulsions come in different finishes and are more versatile and widely used.
Emulsions contain polymeric resins wherein distempers contain chalk/lime. Distempers do not produce a long-lasting effects and slowly flake off and colour fades away. Low-cost emulsions are better alternatives to distempers for household painting and offer much more value for money. Click here for more