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Under the Microscope: Hammertoe

September 9, 2013  | Article

Hammertoe is a bending and hardening of the joints in the second, third, fourth, or fifth toes.

Keywords: callus   corns   hammertoes   Under the Microscope  

Duri Cosmetics Rejuvacote 2

August 21, 2013  | Product

Rejuvacote 2 is Duri Cosmetics’ new three-free nail care treatment for sensitive nails.

Keywords: Duri   nail strengtheners  

Under the Microscope: Allergic Contact Dermatitis

August 16, 2013  | Article

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  

Under the Microscope: Onychauxis

July 15, 2013  | Article

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  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert

July 8, 2013  | Article

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  

8 Reasons to Join the IPA

June 18, 2013  | Article

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  

Under the Microscope: Onychogryphosis

May 30, 2013  | Article

Onychogryphosis refers to nails that have thickened and developed a deep curve.

Under the Microscope: Subungual Hematoma

April 16, 2013  | Article

Subungual hematomas are usually caused by injury to the nail, either through blunt trauma or repetitive pressure.

Keywords: subungual hematoma   Under the Microscope  

Under the Microscope: Corns

January 28, 2013  | Article

A corn is a horny growth of thickened skin, often with a central seed of hardened, dead skin cells.

Keywords: corns   Under the Microscope  

Under the Microscope: Pincer Nails

January 2, 2013  | Article

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  

Fight Dry Hands

November 26, 2012  | News

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  

Treating Fungus With Lasers

November 19, 2012  | Article

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  

Gelish Introduces VitaGel Vitamin-Enriched Soak-Off Gel

November 2, 2012  | Article

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  

Under the Microscope: Neuromas

November 2, 2012  | Article

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body, often the foot.

Keywords: neuromas  

Under the Microscope: Onychorrhexis

October 8, 2012  | Article

Onychorrhexis describes the thinning and longitudinal ridging that often accompanies brittle nails.

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