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A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: July 2014

June 26, 2014  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern encounters patients dealing with psoriasis; red, spotted lunula; lichen planus; myxoid cyst; and chemotherapy affecting the nails.    

Keywords: chemotherapy   Dr. Dana Stern   lichen planus   lunula   psoriasis  

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 conditions   UV lights  

Personal Trainer: Ganglion Cysts

October 15, 2013  | Article

Ganglion cysts, also called wrist cysts or dorsal tendon cysts, are fluid-filled lumps that form along the lining of the joints or tendons.

Keywords: Personal Trainer   skin conditions  

Myxoid Cysts

September 16, 2013  | Article

Myxoid cysts are small, rounded, mucous-filled deformities that occur around the fingers and toes.

Keywords: skin conditions  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Melanoma

September 15, 2013  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about melanoma and the nail tech’s role in referring clients to a physician.

Keywords: dermatologists   Dr. Dana Stern   skin conditions  

Position Hands Properly

June 17, 2013  | Article

The Pampered Perch hand and foot support was developed by nail tech Theresa Cantu to hold clients’ hands and feet in position while she worked on their manicures and pedicures free from back, neck, and arm stress.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics   skin conditions  

Under the Microscope: Skin Cancer

December 18, 2012  | Article

Learn to recognize changes in the skin that could indicate skin cancer and educate your clients about the importance of early treatment.

Keywords: cancer   skin conditions  

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 conditions  

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   skin conditions  

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  

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: skin conditions  

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  

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 conditions  

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  

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 communication   client health   skin conditions  

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