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Sanitas Skincare Callus Cream

December 29, 2009  | Product

Sanitas Skincare’s Callus Cream is an extra-strength treatment formulated to re-texturize and soften hard, callused skin.

Keywords: callus removers   pedicures   skin care  

Nail Cravings: Fixing Bitten Mittens

December 1, 2009  | Demo

Adding nail enhancements to bitten nails can be a rather complicated and tricky procedure.

Keywords: acrylics   enhancements   extending the nail bed   nail biting  

What Is Skin Cancer?

December 1, 2009  | Article

Gone are the days when we slathered baby oil on our skin and competed with each other for the darkest skin tone. However, factors other than the sun play a role in the development of skin cancer, so even those who use the highest SPF can still be at risk. Learn to recognize changes in the skin that could indicate skin cancer and educate your clients about the importance of early treatment.

Keywords: nail diseases   skin cancer  

What Are Neuromas?

November 1, 2009  | Article

When the weight of the body lands on a swollen nerve, it can be debilitating. Learn the symptoms and alert clients to this common problem that develops in the nerves of the foot.

Keywords: bunions   foot disorders   neuromas  

You’re Never Alone When a Nail’s Ingrown

November 1, 2009  | Article

Ingrown toenails are painful afflictions that usually require a doctor’s help to remove. But if you catch them early enough, you can help maintain the nail using a special Ingrown Nail File and prevent the nail from growing into the surrounding skin.

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   ingrown toenails   pedicures  

Stop the Nail Biting!

October 7, 2009  | News

Nail biting not only looks ugly, but can injure the nail matrix and lead to infection. Shape magazine tells readers how to break the biting habit.

Keywords: consumer press   nail biting  

Nail Accessories to Look Out For

October 7, 2009  | News

Essence suggests nail products for strengthening, filing, and correcting.

Keywords: consumer press   Essie   files   Nail Tek   polish removal  

What Is Onychorrhexis?

October 1, 2009  | Article

It’s a long name for a common condition — longitudinal ridging — and just the type of problem that makes nail techs look like miracle workers in the eyes of their clients.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis   ridged nails  

DiaDerm Laboratories Krystal Clean Nails Solution

October 1, 2009  | Product

DiaDerm Laboratories’ Krystal Clean Nails solution effectively kills 99.9% of microbes and germs that cause nail infections.

Keywords: nail treatments  

Ingrown Toenail Myths Debunked

October 1, 2009  | Article

When it comes to ingrown toenails and how to treat them, misinformation abounds. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers this list of myths you may hear from clients and how to counter them.

Keywords: ingrown toenails   natural nail care  

Set-N-Me-Free Cuticle Aid

September 23, 2009  | Product

Cuticle Aid from Set-N-Me-Free is a non-oily cream full of wound healing aloe vera and vitamins.

Keywords: cuticle treatments  

What Is Alopecia Areata?

September 1, 2009  | Article

Because alopecia areata is known to make an appearance on the nails, techs should be aware of this emotional, and often life-altering, disease.

Keywords: alopecia areata   applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   client health   nail diseases   skin diseases  

Sclerotherapy Improves the Look of Aging Hands

September 1, 2009  | Article

Dermatologists are successfully using sclerotherapy — a longstanding treatment for spider veins — to improve the appearance of aging hands. Understanding what’s available to your clients can make you a valuable resource.

Keywords: Hand care   medispa services  

Laser Fungal Treatment Twice as Effective as Pills

September 1, 2009  | Article

The new treatment for fungal nails is not only safe, but it’s proving much more effective than the currently available oral antifungal medications, which may have side effects. Introduced in 2008, the treatment involves a small laser beam that is moved over the surface area of the toenail, instantly killing the fungal spores in the nail bed while leaving healthy tissues intact.

Keywords: fungus   nail diseases  

What Is Raynaud's Disease?

August 1, 2009  | Article

Nail technicians should be aware of Raynaud's Disease which produces a stark change in the look of fingers and toes.

Keywords: client health   nail diseases   Raynaud's Disease  

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