December 1, 2006
Most of us have been affected by trauma to the nail — a car door, a hammer, even marathon training. If you haven’t experienced it directly, you’ve more than likely seen a client with a subungual hematoma. Learn when to leave it alone, when you can apply an enhancement, and when to refer the client to a doctor.
Keywords: client health nail diseases nail trauma subungual hematoma
July 1, 2006
These black bands aren’t worn for power. The dark bands on nails, melanonychia, are often harmless, but they can also be signs of cancer.
Keywords: client health melanonychia nail diseases
September 1, 2005
Although this skin condition cannot be cured, there are ways to keep it under control. Keeping hands, feet, and nails well moisturized and well groomed can help alleviate the itchiness and scaliness associated with psoriasis.
Keywords: client health dry skin health psoriasis skin diseases
May 1, 2004
After month of receiving enhancements with no problems, your client develops redness and then swelling around her cuticles.
Keywords: allergic reactions client health salon safety
June 1, 2002
What you don’t know about your clients can hurt them – and you. Know what questions to ask so you can enhance your clients’ beauty and health with services personalized to their individual lifestyles and health histories.
Keywords: client health clients diabetic clients
December 1, 2001
A jury in Roanoke, Va., didn’t cane that the owners of a nail salon said they didn’t know they were using MMA and slapped them with a $150,000 judgment. If a “reasonable” nail tech would do it, you’d better be doing it too, or you could be held liable.
Keywords: California client health lawsuits legalities MMA
September 1, 1998
Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.
Keywords: client health Doug Schoon effect of menopause on nails effects of medications on nails eponychium
September 1, 1996
With the tremendous technological growth in the nail industry, nail technicians are better prepared for their jobs when they are armed with correct, up-to-date information .NAILS has assembled a panel of experts in the fields of chemistry, dermatology, podiatry, and genetics to answer readers ‘ questions as they relate to the chemicals, products, and techniques they use. Led by Richard K. Scher, M.D., the panel of experts will bring the latest, most accurate information to answer nail technicians’ direct questions bimonthly. Here are the most recent findings from the panel.
Keywords: client health nail diseases reader questions
February 1, 1994
Providing pedicures to an elderly client requires special knowledge and skill and the ability to look beyond infirmity.
Keywords: client health elderly clients foot care
April 1, 1993
You know how you want your clients to take care of their nails at home – send these guides home with them to make sure they know.
Keywords: client health educating clients natural nail care