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).
Although the cause of most nail pigment changes is benign (such as stains), more serious problems such as cancer must be considered.
August 1, 1995
Some clients with artificial nails experience lifting or sensitivity at certain times of the month. Is this just a coincidence, or is there a correlation?
June 1, 1995
Skin problems come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. You may not be a dermatologist, but you can still handle these problems with confidence and without risk to yourself or your business.
April 1, 1995
Psoriasis is a condition that most frequently manifests on the skin. Approximately 4% of the American population (10 million people) is affected by this disorder. Most of these patients have psoriasis that involves their nails.
August 1, 1994
Could a client's recent surgery being affecting her nails?
May 1, 1994
When a client develops a rash around her fingertips or on her neck or face, she may be allergic to a chemical in a nail product you use. Determining which chemical, however, is best left to a dermatologist.
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