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The Nail Doctor

February 1, 1999  | Article

The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage. 

Keywords: biotin   brittle nail syndrome   effects of medications on nails   elderly clients   formaldehyde-free products  

The Lab Reports Panel Answers Your Technical Questions

May 1, 1998  | Article

First question is: Is it okay to clean your brush in acetone instead of monomer, or soak it in acetone if build-up is present?

Keywords: brush care   formaldehyde   fungus   The Help Desk   toluene  

Green Monsters

November 1, 1997  | Article

Fungal infections of the nails are to nail salons what Elvis sightings are to the National Enquirer — rumored to be everywhere but with no documented proof.

Keywords: antifungals   fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments  

Eating Carrots Will Make Your Nails Stronger ... and Other Nail Myths

March 1, 1997  | Article

There are just about as many myths circulating about nail care as there are Elvis’ whereabouts. As a nail technician you have a responsibility to your clients to know what constitutes good nail care practice … and what is just plain hogwash.


Keywords: CND   fungus   nail diseases   polish  

Identifying and Understanding Common Skin Disorders

June 1, 1995  | Article

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.

Keywords: athlete's foot   eczema   effects of medications on nails   fungus   melanoma  

Salon Sanitation: For The Health Of Your Business

March 1, 1994  | Article

Salon sanitation is the biggest issue facing you as a professional today. If you do not abide by the codes of sanitation outlined by your state board, you risk losing not only your license but your reputation and clients as well.

Keywords: AIDS   Backscratchers   disinfection   Flowery   fungus  

Can Fungal Infections be Passed from Client to Client?

February 1, 1994  | Article

Paul Kechijian answers questions on nail infections, how to deal with unpleasant fungus and a frequent nail-biter. 

Keywords: acetone/removal products   fungal infections   fungus   nail biting   The Nail Doctor  

Debunking the Fungus Myth

April 1, 1992  | Article

Fungal infections of the fingernail are relatively rare and can only be treated with internal prescription medications.

Keywords: fungus   fungus treatments   The Nail Doctor  

Ask the Nail Doctor

February 1, 1992  | Article

Every month, our nail doctor answers readers' questions about any health-related issue.

Keywords: allergic reactions   antifungals   effect of UV light   fungus   home remedies  

Unmasking a Menace: Fungus in the Salon

February 1, 1990  | Article

Fungus, the dastardly, insidious villain that plaques many artificial nail users, has gained a bad reputation around town, and is casting shadows on the reputation of the nail industry across the nation.

Keywords: fungus   fungus treatments   onycholysis  

Understanding Nail Infections

June 1, 1983  | Article

What causes troublesome infections, and what to do about them. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   CND   Dr. Stuart Nordstrom   fungus   health  

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