August 1, 1997
NAILS talked with respected podiatrist Dr. Godfrey Mix about the adjustments needed in procedures of foot care and the elderly.
July 1, 1997
February 1, 1997
December 1, 1996
Nail problems in children and adolescents may often mirror those disorders found in adults., but some differences exist.
Rebecca Byrne was passing a nail salon in the local mall when an idea popped into her head. Stopping, she gathered the courage and went in to ask the nail technician if she could put acrylics on her bitten-down nails to help her grow them out.
October 1, 1996
A very delicate anatomical structure, the nail matrix is easily injured, damaged, and scarred. Any injury or trauma to tills matrix can show up as a visible change in the nail plate or affect how it grows out.
Ingrown toenails often become severe enough to require surgery. Dr. Mix shows you step by step what happens in the ingrown toenail surgery procedure.
August 1, 1996
July 1, 1996
The stories your client s nails tell might not make you a fortune teller, but they do reveal more about her than the polish color she likes best.
June 1, 1996
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.
May 1, 1996
Trauma to the nail plate and excessive hand-washing are the primary causes of brittle nails. Simple remedies can produce healthy results.
March 1, 1996
Two independent studies have shown that the vitamin biotin thickens weak nails and reduces splitting. In just six to eight weeks, your clients may be able to finally grow strong, healthy nails.
Diabetes is a very serious, and very common, disease. Before providing foot care to a diabetic client, know what to look for and what questions to ask.
January 1, 1996
Fungal infections of the nails have always been tough to treat, with available medications that were either too weak or too toxic. A new generation of treatments may finally turn the tide.
December 1, 1995
Start the New Year right with these five resolutions, and kick off a year-long celebration of happy feet (and very happy clients).
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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