August 1, 2010
In and of themselves, thick nails pose no danger to a client, but they often indicate a larger problem. Techs can protect themselves and their clients if they proceed with caution.
July 1, 2010
Onychogryphosis refers to nails that have thickened and developed a deep curve. Techs may be more familiar with the term “ram’s horn,” which is the common description given to this condition.
June 25, 2010
Jessica’s Damaged Nail System rebuilds nails from the foundation to the surface.
June 1, 2010
Summertime is here and that means it’s time for open-toed shoes and perfectly polished piggies. But not everybody looks forward to the time when shoes are optional. Some people prefer to keep their shoes on to cover their feet — and an unpleasant foot odor.
For $66 and one hour and 45 minutes of your time, the staff at Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass., will inspect your feet for calluses, ingrown nails, cracks, and other symptoms of hard use, give you a fabulous pedicure, and teach you proper care of the feet at home.
Pedicurists are in the unique position of being able to advise clients of the risks and educate them about sunscreen use.
May 11, 2010
The Citra Essentials Kit has one Citra Formaldehyde Free Nail Strengthener that naturally strengthens soft, peeling nails, and a Nail Tek Mini Crystal File with carrying case.
May 1, 2010
Subungual hematomas are caused by injury to the nail. Most commonly this happens in two ways: either through blunt trauma or through repetitive pressure.
Heather Goodwin offers relief to clients suffering from mildly ingrown toenails and pincer nails with the application of a B/S Brace.
April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
April 1, 2010
Arthritis is so common, it’s easy to approach it with a grin-and-bear-it attitude. However, nail services can often offer clients temporary relief from the persistent pain of arthritis.
March 1, 2010
Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.
Painful and often persistent, plantar fasciitis can be troublesome to treat because what is necessary seems nearly impossible.
February 24, 2010
Welcalm’s FootKiss Callus Removal Kit is a simple four-step kit that removes callus in as little as 10 minutes.
February 1, 2010
Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.
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