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cuticle

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

The cuticle is a layer of colorless skin that is constantly shed from the underside of the proximal nail fold and attaches to the nail surface as it grows out. The word “cuticle” is often wrongly used when referring to the eponychium — which leads to much confusion.

Keywords: cuticle care   nail anatomy  

Am I a Doctor or a Nail Tech?

August 17, 2010  | Blog Post

August 10, 2010So my blog postings have been sporadic at best these last two weeks. Why, you ask? Because I have been studying like I am in medical school. I’ve been studying carpals, phalanges, the digestive

Keywords: nail anatomy   student tests  

A Bridge Over Bitten Nails

April 1, 2010  | Demo

When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.

Keywords: acrylics   applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   cnd   filing techniques   learning new techniques  

Where's the Cuticle?

August 10, 2009  | Video

Chemist Doug Schoon on the importance of knowing the anatomy of the nail.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   nail anatomy   nail chemistry  

What Do We Want Our Nails To Be?

August 10, 2009  | Video

Chemist Doug Schoon discusses understanding the proper meaning of nail industry terms.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   nail anatomy   nail chemistry  

Now Entering a Nail Construction Zone

August 10, 2009  | Video

Chemist Doug Schoon discusses why nail techs should study the natural nail.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   nail anatomy   nail chemistry   natural nail care  

Do Hormones Cause Artificial Nails to Lift?

September 1, 1998  | Article

Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   effect of menopause on nails   effects of medications on nails   hormones  

Nails Under The Microscope - Understanding Nail Anatomy & Disorders

June 1, 1996  | Article

Nail technicians should know as much about the inside of the nail as the outside. Here’s an anatomy lesson on the onychium. Pay attention – there’s going to be a test at the end.

Keywords: diabetic clients   effects of medications on nails   nail anatomy   onychomycosis   psoriasis  

Nail Anatomy 101

March 1, 1992  | Article

Nails don’t breathe, they don’t sweat, they don’t eat, and they don’t need a regular rest from artificial extensions.

Keywords: lunula   matrix   nail anatomy  
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