February 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage.
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May 1, 1998
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?
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November 1, 1997
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.
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March 1, 1997
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.
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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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March 1, 1994
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.
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February 1, 1994
Paul Kechijian answers questions on nail infections, how to deal with unpleasant fungus and a frequent nail-biter.
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April 1, 1992
Fungal infections of the fingernail are relatively rare and can only be treated with internal prescription medications.
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February 1, 1992
Every month, our nail doctor answers readers' questions about any health-related issue.
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February 1, 1990
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.
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June 1, 1983
What causes troublesome infections, and what to do about them.
Keywords: allergic reactions CND Dr. Stuart Nordstrom fungus health