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All About Adhesion: How Nail Products Stick to the Nails

What factors contribute to how well a nail coating bonds to the nail — and how can we improve that adhesion?

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Damage vs. Dehydration

Holly explains the difference between nail damage and nail dehydration.

The Aging Foot

Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.

Nail Strengtheners: What’s in the Bottle?

One of the best-selling retail items in most salons, nail strengtheners remain a bit of a mystery to clients and nail techs alike. Here we tell you how the different types of strengtheners work and when you should use them.

Just Add Water to Care for Brittle Nails

Caused by dehydration, brittle nails are the bane of the modern woman. Put to rest the old wives’ tales of gelatin and calcium supplements while teaching clients the tips and tricks that really work.

The Nail Doctor

The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage.

The Nail Doctor

The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting.

Strong Hope For Brittle Nails

Trauma to the nail plate and excessive hand-washing are the primary causes of brittle nails. Simple remedies can produce healthy results.

Biotin Supplements Strengthen Weak Nails

Two independent studies have shown that the vitamin biotin thickens weak nails and reduces splitting. In just six to eight weeks, your clients may be able to finally grow strong, healthy nails.