May 1, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the second step toward sculpting an almond-shaped nail using pink acrylics, filing the nail.
Almond-Retto Design Part 1
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting acrylics almond learning new techniques nail biting
April 24, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the first step toward sculpting an almond-shaped nail using pink acrylics, applying forms to short, bitten nails.
Almond-Retto Design Part 2
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May 26, 2012
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may benefit from the attention of a good nail tech.
Keywords: nail biting onychophagy Under the Microscope
August 12, 2011
Allure offers tips and trends on virtually every aspect of everyday nail care.
Keywords: Bio Sculpture Gel CND consumer press Essie gel-polish
December 16, 2010
Onychophagy is a medical term for nails that have been bitten enough to become deformed.
Keywords: nail biting nail diseases onychophagy
December 16, 2010
Nail biting is just what it sounds like, but its effects on a client's personal and nail health can be long-term and damaging. Starting usually as just a bad habit, nail biting can often turn into a psychological disorder, where clients bite their nails so far down that they draw blood, damage the nail matrix, and cause the nail bed to be completely unprotected.
Keywords: nail biting
August 16, 2010
Orly’s Nailtrition Leaves Nails Strong and Healthy
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April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
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February 2, 2010
Good Housekeeping revisits nail care tips from as far back as 1948, and names today's product equivalent.
Keywords: consumer press history of nail care nail biting natural nail care OPI Products
February 1, 2010
Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.
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December 1, 2009
Adding nail enhancements to bitten nails can be a rather complicated and tricky procedure.
Keywords: acrylics enhancements extending the nail bed nail biting
October 7, 2009
Nail biting not only looks ugly, but can injure the nail matrix and lead to infection. Shape magazine tells readers how to break the biting habit.
Keywords: consumer press nail biting