Callus ia a completely natural acquired, superficial, round, and thickened patch of epidermis caused by pressure or friction on the hands or feet. Heels and the balls of feet are especially prone to callus. While calluses serve a purpose to protect the underlying skin from damage, they are unsightly and can be painful. Severely callused skin can become so thick and dry that it cracks. For long-term positive results, nail professionals should employ a thorough treatment plan that encompasses removal and ongoing prevention.
December 21, 2011
Callus softeners are potent liquid formulas applied to heavy callus areas to soften them for more effective pedicure filing. So what exactly is in these softeners? Here’s a profile of three of the most common active ingredients in callus softeners today.
September 1, 2009
Have you ever thought of using a specialized callus remover to aid in your foot filing battles? There are some instances where a client’s callus has built up so much that simple soaking and hand filing barely make a dent. Sometimes a liquid callus remover product can be applied after the soak to further soften callus so more of it can be filed off.
September 1, 1994
The majority of the problems seen by a podiatrist are directly related to improper mechanical function of the bones, joints, and muscles of the foot during walking and standing.