September 25, 2015
Nearly 70% of adults will experience athlete’s foot at some point in their life. But how do you break the news to a client that she has fungus on her feet?
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December 22, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
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March 27, 2011
Organic soap company Vermont Soapworks has teamed up with PediFix to create Fungasoap, an all-natural liquid soap that fights foot fungus. The soap is enriched with tea tree oil, an essential oil that has been used to fight fungal infections for centuries.
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January 13, 2011
This common infection of the feet is most often characterized by cracked, flaking, and peeling skin between the toes.
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January 2, 2011
An infection on the foot caused by fungus. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot exists on floors (think locker rooms) and it spreads easily through contact.
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April 28, 2009
Workout woes include damaged toenails, and Shape magazine talks about prevention and treatment.
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February 1, 2008
This common infection of the feet is most often characterized by cracked, flaking, peeling skin between the toes. In the majority of cases, it responds well to self care.
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June 1, 2004
Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.
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September 1, 2003
The Help Desk answers all your questions. Today readers ask about deep cracks in feet and the difference between dry skin and athlete's foot.
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September 1, 2003
Think someone wiht athlete's foot would never come in for a pedicure? Think again. What you and your clients desdribe and treat as dry skin might actually be a mild, but still contagious, case of athlete's foot.
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June 1, 2002
Active, sports-minded clients put extra wear and tear on their hands and feet and need more attention than the average client. Learn to cater to them and help keep their nails and skin inactive working condition.
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June 1, 1995
Skin problems come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. You may not be a dermatologist, but you can still handle these problems with confidence and without risk to yourself or your business.
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January 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor answers your pressing questions about nail health, salon safety, and more.
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December 1, 1993
Athlete’s foot and eczema may produce the same symptoms, but their causes and treatments are very different.
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