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Know the Difference Between the Cuticle, Eponychium, and Pterygium

In this episode of Face to Face, Doug Schoon explains the real difference between the cuticle, eponychium, and pterygium.

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How to Create a Natural Nail Manicure

Suzie Moskal shares some tips on how to do a natural nail manicure.

The Anatomy of a Finger and Nail

Nail Lingo: Learn to speak fluent nail by knowing your anatomy. This illustration will help you know all the proper names and locations of the parts that make up a single nail tip.

Is There A Doctor In the House?

Eponychium, Hyponychium, Onychodermal Band...only 3 out of 15 essential parts of the nail structure! Paronychia, Onychia, Onychoptosis...just to name a few of some of the more common nail diseases! Corrugations, Kolionychia, Pterygium...fall into the nail disorder

Ready to Paint the Town Red

Last week I was tested on deep anatomy of the skin, skin health, aging, disorders, and prevention of skin problems in the salon. I passed with 100%. A good instructor (Miss Bethany) really makes a world

Help! Where Has My Life Gone?

Hi everyone, the 2nd testing over anatomy went well — not great, but I got an 88%. Anatomy of the skin, skin structure and growth is my area of focus and next testing. So far it’s

Week 9: Anatomy, Skin, Disease and Electricity

I am sorry I didn’t post last week. Everyone at school was sick with either pneumonia, strep throat or the cold. I was out for most of the week due to having walking pneumonia and a

Week 4: Infection Control and Anatomy

This week has been more of a classroom week. Now that I have started working on the floor, it has been hard to sit still in a classroom. The good thing is I was on the

Am I a Doctor or a Nail Tech?

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

A Bridge Over Bitten Nails

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.