January 22, 2016
In an in-depth interview with NAILS, pharmaceutical scientist Dr. Win L. Chiou discusses his nearly-50-year-long quest to beat toenail fungus and why he thinks he’s finally done it.
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January 14, 2016
As nail professionals, we don’t diagnose or treat medical conditions, but being able to spot trouble empowers us to help guide clients to seek appropriate help. Take our quiz to check your knowledge.
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December 22, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the changes that take place in the nails as we age, including an increase in ridging, thickening, yellowing, and onycholysis.
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December 2, 2015
Brown spots on the nail can be the first evidence of a larger problem. Help clients recognize when the issue may require a doctor’s attention.
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October 23, 2015
They’re often unsightly, possibly painful, and always contagious. How do you talk to your clients about warts?
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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June 29, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses her patients’ top nail-related cosmetic concerns, such as ridging and thickened toenails.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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March 27, 2015
CND RescueRXx is a keratin treatment designed to repair nails that are splitting and peeling or have white spots.
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March 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the most common causes of onycholysis and its treatment.
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