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Stress Fractures In Nails

Stress Fractures in Nails Stress Fractures In Nails Have you ever been making the bed and bent a nail? I have. Way too many times. Simply put, a stress fracture in nails is when you accidentally bend the nail but it doesn’t break. Instead, you’re left with a bunch of keratin nail cells that won’t […]

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ASK ANA: Nail Clippers – Are They Safe?

Nail Clippers. ASK ANA: Is it safe to use nail clippers to cut your nails? ~Bethany ANSWER This is such a great question and a topic I have wanted to address for a long time. Safe? Is it safe to cut your hair? Finger nails and hair are simply dead keratin cells. Technically, using nail clippers […]

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Does Picking Polish Cause Damage?

Polish Picking Damage Does Picking at Polish Cause Damage? They say a picture is worth a thousand words . . . The Answer? Uhhhh—big fat yes! Really? I Did That? We all have little things that we get OCD about…especially when it comes to our nails. Whether it’s picking, biting, or nipping, it can be […]

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NAIL ANATOMY – Different Parts of Fingernail

Nail Anatomy Authors: Doug Schoon and Ana Seidel Nail Anatomy – The Different Parts of the Fingernail Do you know where your cuticle is? Or your hyponychium? Most people don’t. Not only is the general public confused about the names for the parts of the natural nail, but many nail technicians are not able to […]

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