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Not-So-Nice Nails

Sara Cole submitted a nail disease photo and won a Clear Nail retail display and Callus & Cuticle Removers from Dr. G’s in a random drawing.

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5 Things Your Client’s Skin May Reveal About Her Health

The condition of our skin can tell us something about what’s going on with our overall health.

Client of the Month: The Hyper-Sensitive

As a nail tech, you’re sure to have at least one client who’s the sensitive type. From onycholysis to itchy, dry cuticles, symptoms caused by allergies to common ingredients can range from mild to severe. Learn to spot these aggravating symptoms and treat them accordingly.

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

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about some of the conditions that cause the appearance of stripes, bands, and ridges on the nails.

Be a Nail Know-It-All

Did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? It’s true, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

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

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

NAILS' 10 Most-Viewed Questions Answered

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.

Personal Trainer: Ganglion Cysts

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

Myxoid Cysts

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

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Melanoma

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