July 11, 2016
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the effects of chemotherapy on the nail and the precautions you should take if a client has cancer.
April 5, 2016
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the different reasons pseudomonas infections may develop on clients’ nails and what to do about it if they do.
March 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the most common causes of onycholysis and its treatment.
June 24, 2011
Onycholysis is a condition that causes nails to separate from the nail bed. If addressed quickly, this common nail disorder poses no danger to clients.
July 1, 2008
Onycholysis is when the nail separates from the nail bed. It’s a very common condition, and one that, if treated quickly, poses no danger to clients.
June 1, 2008
Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.
April 1, 2005
Onycholysis may look scary, but fortunately, a separated nail can re-attach itself. Nail techs can do their part by offering gentle, soothing services that help prevent further irritation to the affected nail.
December 1, 2003
June 1, 2003
Onycholysis - separation of the nail plate from the nail bed - may appear innocuous at first, but caution clients against a “wait and see” approach. While you can’t diagnose the condition or its cause, arm yourself and your clients with information.
December 1, 2001
This month our panel helps our readers with creating perfect smile lines, detached nails and fungus.
February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
September 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on allergic reactions to formaldehyde, treating fungal infections, and curing psoriasis.
July 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor brings you the medical expertise of not one, not two, but three professionals this month!
December 1, 1997
One of the most common conditions that affects the nail is onycholysis, which is the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed. Onycholysis occurs as a result of or along with a great variety of nail traumas and disorders. Probably the most common cause of onycholysis is a fungal infection of the nail.
June 1, 1995
Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Awards Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage21 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
A remover usually containing the solvents ethyl acetate or methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) instead of acetone.
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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