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.
Keywords: acrylics applying enhancements to unhealthy nails CND eponychium filing techniques
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.
Keywords: acetone/removal products chemical safety Doug Schoon industry research nail biting
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
June 1, 2009
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may need not only the attention of a good nail tech, but also an appointment with a professional who can help with behavior modification.
Keywords: client health nail biting nail diseases
March 13, 2009
By Gina Silvestro using Akzentz Gels.
Keywords: acrylics Akzentz glitter gels nail art nail biting
August 1, 2008
Nailtural is an eco-friendly line that uses organic ingredients.
Keywords: cuticle treatments eco-conscious products nail biting nail treatments
June 1, 2008
Although nails are constantly growing, different factors affect how fast.
Keywords: nail biting nail growth
February 1, 2008
Cosmetics marketer in the Netherlands says he's found a cure to habitual nail biting.
Keywords: nail biting onychophagy
July 1, 2005
Like any habit, biting the nails is tough to stop. Some people never completely conquer the urge. But you can help, with a regular program of manicures and a supportive attitude. Here are two programs you can try — tailor them to the needs of your women, men, and children clients.
Keywords: nail biting
November 1, 2001
Nail biting clients can be the most challenging, difficult, and frustrating clients a nail technician encounters. Instead of throwing in the towel and letting them continue to chew and pick, you can help your clients to reform while creating a loyal, long-term customer in the process.
Keywords: male clients nail biting nail makeovers nail reconstruction nail repairs
September 1, 2001
An estimated one in every four people bite their nails. While most often dismissed as a bad habit, the reasons for nail nibbling could run deeper than sheer routine. Understanding the reasons why your clients bite can be beneficial to all nail techs in helping clients break their nasty habit.
Keywords: nail biting
June 1, 1997
Clients have their reasons for wanting to go au naturel—with their nails, that is. You can keep your former acrylic clients loyal to you with a good removal and post-removal care.
Keywords: acrylics customer service nail biting natural nail care removing acrylics
February 1, 1997
Keywords: men's services nail biting