September 15, 2013
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about melanoma and the nail tech’s role in referring clients to a physician.
Keywords: dermatologists Dr. Dana Stern melanoma
September 9, 2013
Hammertoe is a bending and hardening of the joints in the second, third, fourth, or fifth toes.
Keywords: callus corns hammertoes Under the Microscope
August 21, 2013
Rejuvacote 2 is Duri Cosmetics’ new three-free nail care treatment for sensitive nails.
Keywords: Duri nail strengtheners
August 16, 2013
Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.
Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis allergic reactions common ailments of nail technicians contact dermatitis dermatitis
July 15, 2013
In and of itself, onychauxis — or thick nails — poses no danger to a client, but it often indicates a larger problem.
Keywords: onychauxis Under the Microscope
July 8, 2013
In her second column, Dr. Stern covers spoon-shaped nails, Mee’s lines, habit tic, and more.
Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern habit tic koilonychia leukonychia warts
June 18, 2013
Founded in 2004 by the late Dr. Dennis Arnold, the International Pedicure Association advocates safe pedicuring through education and support for its members. Membership in the organization demonstrates to your clients and peers your commitment and dedication to providing safe professional pedicuring services.
Keywords: associations International Pedicure Association
May 30, 2013
Onychogryphosis refers to nails that have thickened and developed a deep curve.
April 16, 2013
Subungual hematomas are usually caused by injury to the nail, either through blunt trauma or repetitive pressure.
Keywords: subungual hematoma Under the Microscope
January 28, 2013
A corn is a horny growth of thickened skin, often with a central seed of hardened, dead skin cells.
Keywords: corns Under the Microscope
January 2, 2013
With pincer nails, an excessive curvature of the nail plate causes the nail to pinch into the soft tissue of the surrounding skin.
Keywords: pincer nails Under the Microscope
November 26, 2012
As winter approaches, it's important to keep hands hydrated. Redbook Mag's November 2012 issue put together a list of tips for soothing and smoothing when the temperature drops.
Keywords: client health CND cuticle oil dry skin hand care
November 19, 2012
For years, treatment of fungal nails has been frustrating and only nominally successful. At last, evidence of safe, effective treatment provides hope.
Keywords: fungal infections fungus fungus treatments
November 2, 2012
New from Gelish, VitaGel Vitamin Enriched Soak-Off Gel is an LED/UV light-cured vitamin nail strengthener that comes in two original formulas: Strength and Recovery.
Keywords: brittle nails Gelish nail strengtheners
November 2, 2012
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body, often the foot.