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Tune-up Your Manicure Techniques

November 28, 2011  | News

SELF Magazine, in the November 2011 issue, put together a list of ways to pump up manicures and maximize results for your clients. According to Maridel Reyes, it's always good to tune-up your technique.

Keywords: client health   customer service   nail diseases   nail strengtheners   tips  

Under the Microscope: Ingrown Toenails

November 21, 2011  | Article

Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.

Keywords: feet   ingrown toenails   nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

Schoon Scientific Doug Schoon’s Brain DVD

November 18, 2011  | Product

Watch and listen while industry scientist Doug Schoon walks you through 10 episodes of the educational series “Doug Schoon’s Brain.”  

Keywords: Doug Schoon   nail diseases  

Under the Microscope: Beau’s Lines

November 4, 2011  | Article

Beau’s lines are ridged or grooved lines that run horizontally across the nail.

Keywords: Beau's lines   nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

diabetic clients

October 4, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Keywords: diabetic clients   nail diseases   special needs clients  

Under the Microscope: Brittle Nails

September 30, 2011  | Article

Sometimes called onychorrhexis or onychoschizia, brittle nails peel, split, and break easily.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis   onychoschizia  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Doctor

August 19, 2011  | Article

A New York City-based dermatologist specializing in nails, Dr. Dana Stern takes us on a tour of her day — complete with melanomas, onycholysis, paronychia, and more.  

Keywords: dermatologists   Dr. Dana Stern   medical pedicures   nail diseases   working with doctors  

Under the Microscope: Onycholysis

June 24, 2011  | Article

Onycholysis is a condition that causes nails to separate from the nail bed. If addressed quickly, this common nail disorder poses no danger to clients.

Keywords: nail diseases   onycholysis   Under the Microscope  

alopecia areata

June 15, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Because Alopecia Areata can appear on the nails, techs should be aware of this emotional, and often life-altering disease. The nail changes associated with alopecia usually accompany the hair loss, but may or follow the onset of alopecia by months or years.

Keywords: alopecia areata   nail diseases  

allergic contact dermatitis

June 15, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin and often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   contact dermatitis   nail diseases  

Under the Microscope: Splinter Hemorrhages

May 19, 2011  | Article

A splinter hemorrhage is a small area of bleeding under the fingernails or toenails that usually requires no treatment.

Keywords: nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

carpal tunnel syndrome

April 4, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome includes pain, numbness, and muscular weakness in the thumb, index, and middle fingers, caused by compression of a major sensorimotor nerve at the wrist, usually due to inflammation, trauma, or injury caused by repetitive motion; nail technicians are prone to this condition because of the repetitive nature of their work, but it can be prevented or alleviated with proper work habits. Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress disorders can be prevented.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   nail diseases  

New Laser Technique Tackles Onychomycosis

March 22, 2011  | Article

Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist, offers her patients a new treatment, an in-office laser called the CoolTouch CT3 plus CoolBreeze, that treats discolored, thickened, fungal toenails.

Keywords: fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments   nail diseases   onychomycosis  

Nail Dilemmas

March 7, 2011  | News

Glamour offers advice on four types of nail dilemmas and which warning signs to be on the lookout for.

Keywords: health   nail diseases  

longitudinal grooves

March 5, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Not to be confused with Beau's lines (which are horizontal grooves), longitudinal grooves are vertical grooves that are caused by trauma to a specific area of nail growth.

Keywords: Beau's lines   nail diseases  

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