June 1, 2008
They get their name from their resemblance to a little splinter wedged under the nail. In most cases, these small thin lines are harmless. But techs should be aware they could signal a larger problem.
June 1, 2005
n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months
August 1, 1999
October 1, 1995
This month's edition of the Nail Doctor is so jam-packed, we brought on two doctors to answer your pressing questions.
October 1, 1993
The Nail Doctor helps us interpret brown lines on our nails, and the potential effects of acetone.
Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Awards Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage21 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Founder of H&H Products, a manufacturer of nail files.
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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