The deep fold of skin at the base of the nail where the nail root is embedded; also called the mantle.
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.
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