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Three Oils Combine to Fight Fungus

New from Backscratchers Salon Systems, Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer combines oregano oil, tea tree oil, and cinnamon oil to create a natural, powerful agent that attacks nail fungus.

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Prevent Fungus in the First Place

Dr. Danzeisen and his partners developed Nourish, a line of enriched, anti-fungal nail lacquers and a nail treatment.

New Laser Technique Tackles Onychomycosis

Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist, offers her patients a new treatment, an in-office laser called the CoolTouch CT3 plus CoolBreeze, that treats discolored, thickened, fungal toenails.

Olan Celebrates Its 30 Year Anniversary

A family-owned company, Olan Laboratories has made its mission to provide the best quality beauty products and service to its customers.

What Is Onycholysis?

Onycholysis is when the nail separates from the nail bed. It’s a very common condition, and one that, if treated quickly, poses no danger to clients.

Spread the News About Onychomycosis

As nail techs, our interest in how to treat onychomycosis seems insatiable. We want to stay informed and update our client on new ways to treat this persistent problem. You’ll be glad to know topical treatments are already in the testing phase, and NAILS has all the details.

Exposing Onychomycosis

Better known as a fungal infection, this unsightly nail condition can cause nails to become brittle, yellow, and worse, even cause pain. Find out what causes it and what you can do in the salon to help minimize the risk of your clients getting it.

Nail Separation Anxiety

Onycholysis - separation of the nail plate from the nail bed - may appear innocuous at first, but caution clients against a “wait and see” approach. While you can’t diagnose the condition or its cause, arm yourself and your clients with information.

Getting a Step Ahead of Onychomycosis

Once deemed almost impossible to treat, newer antifungal medications are claiming cure rates of 80% and higher.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Fungus But Were Too Disgusted to Ask

Almost 30 million Americans—approximately 13% of the population—has a fungal infection of the nails (also known onychomycosis).