September 25, 2015
Nearly 70% of adults will experience athlete’s foot at some point in their life. But how do you break the news to a client that she has fungus on her feet?
Keywords: athlete's foot dry skin Something to Talk About
September 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses who is particularly at risk to contract nail fungus and what treatment options are available to those who do get it.
Keywords: antifungals Dr. Dana Stern fungal infections fungus fungus treatments
August 3, 2015
Sara Cole submitted a nail disease photo and won a Clear Nail retail display and Callus & Cuticle Removers from Dr. G’s in a random drawing.
Keywords: diabetic clients Myxoid cyst nail diseases
July 20, 2015
Cuticle oil softens skin, repairs cuticles, and extends the life of a manicure. Educate clients on how and when to use it and they’ll see instant improvement — and you may see an increase in retail sales.
Keywords: cuticle oil Something to Talk About
June 29, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses her patients’ top nail-related cosmetic concerns, such as ridging and thickened toenails.
Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern keratin ridged nails stains on nails The Nail Doctor
May 26, 2015
Indented in the center and flared on the sides, spoon nails can be the result of trauma to the nail or something more serious, such as a systemic health problem. Is the solution enhancement services…or a trip to the doctor?
Keywords: koilonychia Something to Talk About spoon nails
April 22, 2015
Clients can become frustrated when their nails fail to grow. For those with soft, peeling nails, suggest enhancement services or at-home care options that keep their nails beautiful.
Keywords: peeling nails soft nails Something to Talk About
April 17, 2015
His patients’ desire for more youthful-looking feet — and relief from nagging foot pain — prompted a Beverly Hills dermatologic surgeon to create a Heel-to-Toe Rejuvenation program to keep feet looking and feeling great regardless of age.
Keywords: callus treatments dermatologists feet foot disorders sweaty feet
March 27, 2015
CND RescueRXx is a keratin treatment designed to repair nails that are splitting and peeling or have white spots.
Keywords: CND nail strengtheners nail treatments peeling nails splitting nails
March 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the most common causes of onycholysis and its treatment.
Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern onycholysis The Nail Doctor
December 22, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
Keywords: athlete's foot Dr. Dana Stern fungal infections onychomycosis pseudomonas
November 30, 2014
Founder and CEO of Jessica Cosmetics International, Jessica Vartoughian believes nails must be cared for and maintained like the skin with a regimen unique to the individual.
Keywords: brittle nails Jessica Cosmetics Jessica Vartoughian nail strengtheners nail treatments
October 30, 2014
Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail.
If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail [email protected]. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.
Keywords: client health Doug Schoon fungal infections health mold
October 28, 2014
Your client wants to know what the white spots are on her nails, and you know they may have been caused by something you did. How do you respond?
Keywords: leukonychia Something to Talk About white spots
October 2, 2014
The nail toughening and repair product is being used by nail techs to treat cancer patients’ brittle nails, a side effect of chemotherapy.
Keywords: damaged nails IBX natural nail care