February 24, 2018

You may have nail fungus if one or more of your nails are:

  • Thickened

  • Whitish to yellow-brown discoloration

  • Brittle, crumbly or ragged

  • Distorted in shape

  • A dark color, caused by debris building up under your nail

  • Smellling slightly foul


February 2, 2018

Make sure to trim your toenails regularly, and if possible, go for pedicures every month to really look after your feet. Moisturize your feet regularly, including your toenails – coconut oil does the trick!

Get shoes that fit, too small and your feet with touch the end,...

January 26, 2018

Did you notice some white scuff marks on your nails? Are they peeling or causing ridges to occur? White scuffed nails can be caused by trauma to your nail bed. In most cases, when white spots appear on a single or a couple of fingers or toes, the most common cause is i...

December 5, 2017

Always tell your nail technician or any spa-service provider that you have diabetes. This lets them know to use extra care while pampering you, even if you don’t feel anything is wrong.

Clients with diabetes often have special health challenges in addition to diabetes,...

November 29, 2017

UV " ultraviolet" lighting is almost obsolete at this point for gel manicures. In comparison, LED lights take anywhere from 5 to 45 seconds to harden polish whereas the UV lights took 2-3 minutes per hand or even in some cases, 2-3 fingers at a time! The curing process...

November 23, 2017

A callus (or callosity) is a toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Rubbing that is too frequent or forceful will cause blisters rather than allow calluses to form....

November 19, 2017

1. The hard-to-clean area underneath your nail may cause your nails to be extra sensitive, especially if an MMA-based acrylic (Methyl Methacrylate) is used. Though they've been banned for use on nails because of toxicity, some low-end nail salons still it.

2. Acr...

November 14, 2017

Calluses and corns are caused by repeated pressure or friction on an area of skin. The pressure causes the skin to die and form a hard, protective surface. A soft corn is formed in the same way, except that when sweat is trapped where the corn develops, the hard core s...

October 22, 2017

Waterless manicures are found to make your manicures last longer then when you have your nails soaked in water.

When you soak your fingers in water, your nail expands, so if you put polish on after that, before they've started to shrink back to their regular size, the p...

October 19, 2017

Halloween is that one day of the year you can get dressed up and be whoever you want for the day! So why not do the same for your nails?! Put whatever you want to your nails for the day and make a "Nail Statement!"  Be Spooky, Be fancy, Be dark, Be cute, Be sexy, or Be...

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