May 26, 2015
Indented in the center and flared on the sides, spoon nails can be the result of trauma to the nail or something more serious, such as a systemic health problem. Is the solution enhancement services…or a trip to the doctor?
October 14, 2014
Koilonychia is an an abnormality of the nail that causes the nail to be flat or concave and the outer edges of the nail to fl are out; also known as spoon nails.
July 8, 2013
In her second column, Dr. Stern covers spoon-shaped nails, Mee’s lines, habit tic, and more.
March 29, 2012
Also known as spoon nails, koilonychia is an abnormality of the nail that causes it to be flat or concave and the outer edges of the nail to flare out.
January 3, 2011
A deformity in the nail bed that results in a concave indent of the nail plate, causing the outer nail to turn out; also called spoon nail.
April 1, 2009
Spoon nails are a common nail abnormality that can be easily overlooked because the mildest cases are hard to recognize. But be observant; early detection can alert clients to the early stages of a more serious medical condition.
August 1, 2006
Spoon nails are so common, techs may not even recognize the mildest cases. Although they may indicate a more serious problem, spoon nails often are nothing more than an aesthetic nuisance that can be made beautiful with an overlay.
May 1, 1991
Problem nail challenge a technician’s skills, but the reward is professional satisfaction for the technician and boosted self-esteem for clients.
Nail Art at ISSE Long Beach 201624 photos
ISSE Long Beach 2016104 photos
Characterized by brittle, splitting, peeling, or cracking nails; often caused by dehydration; sometimes linked to health conditions such as...
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Featured Products & Promotions | Advertisement
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
VietSalon is a Vietnamese-language magazine and the sister publication to NAILS. Click the link below to sign up for a FREE one-year subscription.
Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift