February 1, 2004
One of the best-selling retail items in most salons, nail strengtheners remain a bit of a mystery to clients and nail techs alike. Here we tell you how the different types of strengtheners work and when you should use them.
August 1, 2002
Caused by dehydration, brittle nails are the bane of the modern woman. Put to rest the old wives’ tales of gelatin and calcium supplements while teaching clients the tips and tricks that really work.
February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots.
December 1, 1998
April 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor explains what those white nails spots mean, and the causes of brittle nail syndrome.
May 1, 1996
Trauma to the nail plate and excessive hand-washing are the primary causes of brittle nails. Simple remedies can produce healthy results.
March 1, 1996
Two independent studies have shown that the vitamin biotin thickens weak nails and reduces splitting. In just six to eight weeks, your clients may be able to finally grow strong, healthy nails.
November 1, 1993
Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Awards Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage21 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Onychomycosis is an infectious disease caused by a fungus (vegetable parasite); a common form is whitish patches that can be scraped off the surface.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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