May 26, 2012
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may benefit from the attention of a good nail tech.
Keywords: nail biting onychophagy Under the Microscope
April 27, 2012
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect the nails as well as most other parts of the body.
Keywords: lichen planus nail diseases
March 29, 2012
Also known as spoon nails, koilonychia is an abnormality of the nail that causes it to be flat or concave and the outer edges of the nail to flare out.
Keywords: koilonychia spoon nails
March 16, 2012
New from Backscratchers Salon Systems, Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer combines oregano oil, tea tree oil, and cinnamon oil to create a natural, powerful agent that attacks nail fungus.
Keywords: antifungals fungal infections fungus fungus treatments onychomycosis
March 8, 2012
Foot care company Gehwol shares how to use its products to heal clients' heel cracks, callus, and dry skin conditions.
Keywords: callus removers cracked heels dry skin gehwol
March 7, 2012
Familiar to nail techs because it can turn clients’ nails green, pseudomonas is a common bacteria that thrives in many environments.
Keywords: bacterial infections pseudomonas Under the Microscope
March 7, 2012
In the footcare industry for over 140 years, Gehwol strives to provide accessible solutions for all of the most common foot care needs. The company aims to reach a large audience and educate consumers on how to interpret their everyday foot problems. This video takes you through Gehwol's extensive range of foot care products and specialized treatments (including its professional only products), plus its salon and spa equipment line.
Keywords: callus removers foot care fungus treatments gehwol pedicure equipment
February 22, 2012
Dr. Danzeisen and his partners developed Nourish, a line of enriched, anti-fungal nail lacquers and a nail treatment.
Keywords: antifungals fungal infections fungus fungus treatments nail treatments
January 31, 2012
Exfoliative keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels due to a breakdown in the keratin that forms the epidermal tissue.
Keywords: skin conditions skin diseases
January 6, 2012
Paronychia is an infection that occurs when there is breakdown in the seal between the skin and the nail plate.
Keywords: nail diseases paronychia
December 28, 2011
LCN’s Urea 10% Foot series offers optimum care for very dry and sensitive skin. Known for its moisture-binding features, urea — or uric acid — is the main ingredient of the product line.
Keywords: callus foot care foot masks heel creams urea
November 28, 2011
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld, founder of the Institute for Integrative Podiatric Medicine, suggests that toenail fungus in actually the result of an internal fungal infection.
Keywords: fungal infections fungus
November 28, 2011
A proprietary blend of citrus seed extracts, Citrusway Nail Solution is applied twice daily around and under the nail to combat darkened and discolored nails.
Keywords: citrus fungus nail diseases
November 21, 2011
Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.
Keywords: feet ingrown toenails nail diseases Under the Microscope
November 18, 2011
Watch and listen while industry scientist Doug Schoon walks you through 10 episodes of the educational series “Doug Schoon’s Brain.”
Keywords: Doug Schoon nail diseases