November 20, 2012
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.
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November 19, 2012
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.
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January 31, 2012
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.
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March 22, 2011
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Psoriasis is a chronic recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin.
February 25, 2011
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
November 1, 2010
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.
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September 1, 2010
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.
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August 1, 2010
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.
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February 1, 2009
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
December 1, 2008
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
December 1, 2008
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 nail health skin conditions
November 1, 2008
Dermatologists are warning that harmless-looking henna tattoos could contain a harmful chemical.
Keywords: allergic reactions henna skin conditions temporary tattoos
August 1, 2008
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red, itchy, swollen rashes on the skin.
Keywords: autoimmune issues client health eczema nail diseases nail health
August 1, 2008
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
May 1, 2008
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 wart removers