Beau's lines are linear depressions that occur crosswise (transverse) in the fingernail; they can occur after illness, trauma to the nail, and with malnutrition. The condition can be mild (in which case a technician should just use care in treating a client wtih the condition) or severe (in which case, the nail technician should refer the client to a physician).
September 27, 2016
Beau’s lines are a telltale sign of trouble. However, by the time a nail tech identifies them, the only thing left to do may be to cover up the evidence.
November 4, 2011
Beau’s lines are ridged or grooved lines that run horizontally across the nail.
November 1, 2008
Unattractive lines that run horizontally across the nails, Beau’s lines present an excellent opportunity for techs to showcase their skills.