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Raynaud’s Syndrome

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Raynaud’s Syndrome is a condition characterized by blood vessels in the hands and feet that spasm and temporarily cut off blood flow to the digits, most commonly found among otherwise healthy women ages 20-40; people with Raynaud’s have a higher risk for infection due to poor circulation in their extremities during a spasm.

Keywords: nail diseases   Raynaud's Disease   skin conditions   skin diseases   special needs clients  

contact dermatitis

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Contact dermatitis (sometimes called allergic contact dermatitis) is caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin,. Allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when suff erers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   chemicals   contact dermatitis   ingredients   nail diseases  

Under the Microscope: Exfoliative Keratolysis

January 31, 2012  | Article

Exfoliative keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels due to a breakdown in the keratin that forms the epidermal tissue.

Keywords: skin conditions   skin diseases  

Under the Microscope: Psoriasis

March 22, 2011  | Article

Psoriasis is a chronic recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin.

Keywords: psoriasis   skin conditions   skin diseases  

Understand Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp, and Hair

February 25, 2011  | Article

Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp and Hair: A Quick Reference for Licensed Beauty Professionals was written to help those in the beauty industry provide better, more knowledgeable care to their clientele and to develop a greater understanding of how to safely service clients while protecting themselves.

Keywords: client health   hair care   skin conditions   skin diseases  

What Are Myxoid Cysts?

November 1, 2010  | Article

Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.

Keywords: client health   educating clients   ganglion cysts   Myxoid cyst   skin conditions  

What Is Allergic Contact Dermatitis?

September 1, 2010  | Article

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

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   allergic reactions   nail diseases   skin care   skin conditions  

What Is Onychauxis?

August 1, 2010  | Article

In and of themselves, thick nails pose no danger to a client, but they often indicate a larger problem. Techs can protect themselves and their clients if they proceed with caution. 

Keywords: applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   nail diseases   onychauxis   skin conditions  

Health: What Is Exfoliative Keratolysis?

February 1, 2009  | Article

Exfoliative Keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels.  Though there's no cure all for the treatment of EK, a proper and consistent management strategy could give clients relief.

Keywords: health   skin conditions   skin sensitivity  

Clients and Chemotherapy

December 1, 2008  | Article

When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.

Keywords: customer service   health   natural nail care   skin conditions   special needs clients  

What Are Ingrown Nails?

December 1, 2008  | Article

Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care. Techs can recommend treatment, but ingrown nails, also called onychocryptosis, could likely require a trip to the doctor.

Keywords: nail diseases   skin conditions  

Black Henna Tattoos Can Cause Serious Skin Reactions

November 1, 2008  | Article

Dermatologists are warning that harmless-looking henna tattoos could contain a harmful chemical.

Keywords: allergic reactions   henna   skin conditions   temporary tattoos  

What Is Eczema?

August 1, 2008  | Article

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red, itchy, swollen rashes on the skin.

Keywords: client health   eczema   nail diseases   skin care   skin conditions  

Hey, Look Me Over

August 1, 2008  | Article

It’s tanning season and that means it’s prime time to remind clients of the importance of examining their skin for any early signs of skin cancer.

Keywords: client health   skin cancer   skin care   skin conditions   sun protection  

What Are Plantar Warts?

May 1, 2008  | Article

Somewhat unsightly and decidedly painful, plantar warts are an annoying, persistent nuisance. But early, consistent treatment could be all it takes to eliminate this common virus.

Keywords: foot disorders   skin conditions  
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