Health - Topic : skin conditions

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Exfoliate Irritated Skin with Organic Scrub

September 22, 2017  | Article

Although the moisturizer refreshes and soothes all skin types, it works especially well for dry and flaking skin.

Keywords: eczema   organic products   scrubs   skin conditions   skin sensitivity  

Something to Talk About: Ringworm

January 27, 2017  | Article

Though the name suggests a subcutaneous creepy crawler, ringworm is not a worm at all. Keep reading to learn other fun facts to share with clients who suffer from this troubling tinea.

Keywords: fungus   ringworm   skin conditions   Something to Talk About  

5 Things Your Client’s Skin May Reveal About Her Health

February 23, 2015  | Article

The condition of our skin can tell us something about what’s going on with our overall health.

Keywords: dermatologists   skin conditions  

Under the Microscope: Exfoliative Keratolysis

January 31, 2012  | Article

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  

Under the Microscope: Psoriasis

March 22, 2011  | Article

Psoriasis is a chronic recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin.

Keywords: psoriasis   skin conditions   skin diseases  

Understand Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp, and Hair

February 25, 2011  | Article

Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp and Hair: A Quick Reference for Licensed Beauty Professionals was written to help those in the beauty industry provide better, more knowledgeable care to their clientele and to develop a greater understanding of how to safely service clients while protecting themselves.

Keywords: client health   hair care   skin conditions   skin diseases  

What Are Myxoid Cysts?

November 1, 2010  | Article

Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.

Keywords: client health   educating clients   ganglion cysts   Myxoid cyst   skin conditions  

What Is Allergic Contact Dermatitis?

September 1, 2010  | Article

Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   allergic reactions   nail diseases   skin care   skin conditions  

What Is Onychauxis?

August 1, 2010  | Article

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. 

Keywords: applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   nail diseases   skin conditions  

Health: What Is Exfoliative Keratolysis?

February 1, 2009  | Article

Exfoliative Keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels.  Though there's no cure all for the treatment of EK, a proper and consistent management strategy could give clients relief.

Keywords: health   skin conditions   skin sensitivity  

Clients and Chemotherapy

December 1, 2008  | Article

When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.

Keywords: customer service   health   natural nail care   skin conditions   special needs clients  

What Are Ingrown Nails?

December 1, 2008  | Article

Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care. Techs can recommend treatment, but ingrown nails, also called onychocryptosis, could likely require a trip to the doctor.

Keywords: nail diseases   skin conditions  

Black Henna Tattoos Can Cause Serious Skin Reactions

November 1, 2008  | Article

Dermatologists are warning that harmless-looking henna tattoos could contain a harmful chemical.

Keywords: allergic reactions   henna   skin conditions   temporary tattoos  

What Is Eczema?

August 1, 2008  | Article

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red, itchy, swollen rashes on the skin.

Keywords: client health   eczema   nail diseases   skin care   skin conditions  

Hey, Look Me Over

August 1, 2008  | Article

It’s tanning season and that means it’s prime time to remind clients of the importance of examining their skin for any early signs of skin cancer.

Keywords: client health   skin cancer   skin care   skin conditions   sun protection  
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