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We Have Liftoff - Troubleshooting Lifting Causes

January 1, 2004  | Article

We’ve compiled the many possible causes of lifting along with some handy solutions to take some of the guesswork out of your work.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   lifting  

Nail Separation Anxiety

June 1, 2003  | Article

Onycholysis - separation of the nail plate from the nail bed - may appear innocuous at first, but caution clients against a “wait and see” approach. While you can’t diagnose the condition or its cause, arm yourself and your clients with information.

Keywords: fungal infections   lichen planus   lifting   nail separation   onycholysis  

The Help Desk Panel Answers Your Questions

February 1, 2003  | Article

This month our guest panelists deal with lifting, allergic reactions, and the difference between a "classic pedicure" and a spa-type pedicure. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   deluxe pedicures   electric file safety   lifting   spa pedicures  

The Help Desk

November 1, 2002  | Article

"What can I do for a client with dry, rough, cracked hands?" asks our first reader. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   Doug Schoon   dry skin   fills   lifting  

Stamp Out Lifting

April 1, 2002  | Article

It isn't always easy to figure out why a client is lifting. Work through these steps to rule out some common causes. 

Keywords: Australian nail techs   CND   lifting   nail prep  

Troubleshooter: Prepping to Prevent Lifting

March 1, 2002  | Article

The most common problem nail technicians face with nail enhancement application — especially those just starting out —: is lifting. If it isn’t the client’s fault, it may be a simple problem like improper preparation.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   Canadian nail techs   lifting   Troubleshooter  

The Help Desk Has Answers to Your Questions

January 1, 2002  | Article

This month readers want to know about triple-priming, how hydrogen peroxide works, and why polish stays longer on acrylics than natural nails.

Keywords: acrylics   Doug Schoon   lifting   polish adhesion   primers  

The Help Desk

December 1, 2000  | Article

Get advice on dealing with fill lines and the effects of sunscreen on enhancements. 

Keywords: acrylic maintenance   backfills   electric filing techniques   fills   lifting  

The Nail Doctor

October 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: acrylic allergy   acrylics   lifting   splitting nails   The Nail Doctor  

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  

Nail Techs Answer Colleagues' Technical Questions

October 1, 1998  | Article

Sometimes the best answers to technical questions are from your peers. In this bimonthly column, respected nail veterans from across the country tackle reader questions ranging from how to prevent a gel-cure burn to advice for chronic nail pickers to etching the natural nail.

Keywords: gel curing   lifting   primers   tip application  

Do Hormones Cause Artificial Nails to Lift?

September 1, 1998  | Article

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  

The Help Desk

August 1, 1998  | Article

Sometimes the best answers to technical questions are from your peers. In this bimonthly column, respected nail veterans from across the country tackle reader questions ranging from the cause of problem lifting to chronic nail pickers to proper paraffin equipment.

Keywords: acrylics   circulation disorders   lifting   nail discoloration   paraffin  

The Nail Doctor: Grooved Nails and Lifted Plates

June 1, 1997  | Article

The Nail Doctor tackles your pressing questions on nail injuries and arthritis. 

Keywords: arthritic clients   fungal infections   lifting   nail injuries   ringworm  

Lifting Opens a Pandora's Box of Bad Habits

January 1, 1996  | Article

If just a few clients have lifting, look to their lifestyles for the solution. If the numbers are higher, however, the cause probably can be traced back to your technique.

Keywords: lifting   nail prep  

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