A tough, insoluble protein that is the main constituent of hair and nails, and of the outermost layer of the skin.
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses her patients’ top nail-related cosmetic concerns, such as ridging and thickened toenails.
Nail Lingo: Learn to speak fluent nail by knowing your anatomy. This illustration will help you know all the proper names and locations of the parts that make up a single nail tip.
Nail technicians should know as much about the inside of the nail as the outside. Here’s an anatomy lesson on the onychium. Pay attention – there’s going to be a test at the end.
Nails don’t breathe, they don’t sweat, they don’t eat, and they don’t need a regular rest from artificial extensions.
Keratin Gloves and Socks
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