March 29, 2012
Also known as spoon nails, koilonychia is an abnormality of the nail that causes it to be flat or concave and the outer edges of the nail to flare out.
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March 16, 2012
New from Backscratchers Salon Systems, Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer combines oregano oil, tea tree oil, and cinnamon oil to create a natural, powerful agent that attacks nail fungus.
Keywords: antifungals fungal infections fungus fungus treatments onychomycosis
March 15, 2012
Butter up your clients with Cuccio’s new cuticle conditioning stick, also available with a retail counter display.
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale cuticle treatments
March 15, 2012
Dermelect’s Resurface Stem Cell Reconstructing Serum is a skin-perfecting system that utilizes extracted stem cells of the Swiss Alpine Rose.
Keywords: anti-aging Dermelect lotions
March 7, 2012
Familiar to nail techs because it can turn clients’ nails green, pseudomonas is a common bacteria that thrives in many environments.
Keywords: bacterial infections pseudomonas Under the Microscope
February 27, 2012
NYC-based DJ Harley Viera-Newton's nail painting ritual always starts with OPI Nail Envy because it contains protein and calcium to strengthen brittle nails.
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February 22, 2012
Dr. Danzeisen and his partners developed Nourish, a line of enriched, anti-fungal nail lacquers and a nail treatment.
Keywords: antifungals fungal infections fungus fungus treatments nail treatments
February 22, 2012
Clean your station after each customer. No exceptions.
Keywords: Inspector Monika salon sanitation
February 21, 2012
The RaisEase rest was designed by veteran nail tech Jan Siegel to use with her own pedicure clients.
Keywords: ergonomic products pedicure products
February 10, 2012
Reflexology is a massage technique that is gaining popularity in salons. It differs from traditional massage by releasing pressure points instead of rubbing muscles.
Keywords: adding new services add-on services massage reflexology
January 31, 2012
Exfoliative keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels due to a breakdown in the keratin that forms the epidermal tissue.
Keywords: skin conditions skin diseases
January 26, 2012
This new hot towel steamer is ideal for manicures, pedicures, waxing services, and more. For more info, visit www.beautypro.us.com.
Keywords: manicure accessories pedicure accessories
January 23, 2012
Fish pedicures are unlikely to cause infection, according to a report released in October from the U.K.’s Health Protection Agency titled “Guidance on the Management of Public Health Risks from Fish Pedicures.”
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January 18, 2012
In the January 2012 issue of Essence magazine, celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan shares some secrets on how to avoid dried-out cuticles in winter.
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January 6, 2012
Paronychia is an infection that occurs when there is breakdown in the seal between the skin and the nail plate.
Keywords: nail diseases paronychia