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lichen planus

October 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that aff ects men, women, and children. It can be itchy, painful, and leave permanent scars.

Keywords: lichen planus   nail diseases   skin diseases  

NAILS' 10 Most-Viewed Questions Answered

December 27, 2013  | Article

Straight A’s for Our Top Q’s: With topics ranging from private label retail to proper mix ratios, nailsmag.com’s 10 most-viewed questions cover a lot of ground.

Keywords: glitter   nail discoloration   nail diseases   skin diseases   UV lights  

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  

psoriasis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A chronic skin condition characterized by inflamed, red, raised areas that develop silvery scales; also causes pitting, splitting, and discoloration of the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   psoriasis   skin diseases  

Hand Protection Without Gloves

September 17, 2012  | Article

Gloves In A Bottle is a shielding lotion — it bonds with the outer layer of your skin and helps lock in your natural oils and moisture.

Keywords: gloves   skin care   skin diseases  

Under the Microscope: Alopecia Areata

August 31, 2012  | Article

Alopecia areata is a highly unpredictable autoimmune skin disease resulting in hair loss. In rare instances, it affects the nails.

Keywords: alopecia areata   skin 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: Eczema

August 4, 2011  | Article

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

 

Keywords: eczema   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  

Under the Microscope: Pterygium

February 28, 2011  | Article

Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   pterygium   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  

skin ulcer

December 30, 2010  | Encyclopedia

One of the many bad side effects of diabetes is that sufferers develop skin ulcers.

Keywords: diabetic clients   skin diseases   special needs clients  

ringworm

December 30, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Ringworm is a type of fungal infection, often picked up while traveling.

Keywords: fungal infections   ringworm   skin diseases  

skin cancer

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

While all types of skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma, can be found on the foot, the most common is the most serious form, melanoma.

Keywords: cancer   nail diseases   skin cancer   skin diseases  

eczema

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

An inflammatory condition of the skin characterized by redness, itching, and oozing vesicular lesions, which become scaly, crusted, or hardened.

Keywords: eczema   nail diseases   psoriasis   skin care   skin diseases  
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