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Maintaining Healthy Nails

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Maintaining healthy nails

Maintaining healthy nails is essential not only for beauty but they also provide a true portrait into your personal health. Considering this, it is important to devote some time to take care of the nails of your hands and feet. So how do you keep your nails healthy and beautiful? Follow an all-around healthy lifestyle plus apply the following tips as a DIYer or find a competent nail technician to ensure

Choosing an Ethical Nail Salon

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How to Choose an Ethical Nail Salon

Health violations and mistreatment of employees is prevalent in nail salons and the beauty industry as a whole throughout North America. The New York Times report on health violations and abuses in nail salons gives you another perspective on the industry. It is important that

Home Remedies for Eczema Nails

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Eczema is a form of skin disorder that causes itchiness, dryness bleeding and blisters that may ooze and scab over causing the skin to appear scaly. It can be very painful and troublesome although it is not contagious. Eczema of the nail affects around and under the nail bed and can be triggered…

Manicures and Pedicures for Men

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Manicures for Men

Most men believe that manicure and pedicure is for the ladies and so they do their best to avoid the nail salons. What they focus on is their couture, which is to get a nice shirt and tie, trousers and a pair of shoes. However, this is rapidly changing as many men a slowly gravitating towards manicures and pedicures for men, especially they are noticing that many of the popular figures such as politicians, musicians, athletes and other celebrities

LED Vs UV: The Gel Manicure Phenomenon

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The Gel Manicure Phenomenon

For so many years, the UV lamp nails were so popular and got to enjoy their monopoly until the emergence of the LED gel lamps that really took the fashion and nail manicure industry by storm. Both of these methods can be a little confusing and that is why this article will take the time and opportunity to differentiate the two to the level best. To get a clear picture on the LED vs UV lamps…

Black Nail Polish, Are You Brave Enough?

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The emergence of the black nail polish surprised and shocked a lot of people as they wondered who in their right mind would embrace a dark nail polish, but today the story has changed. Many ladies (and some men) are slowly going after these black polishes especially…

Ingrown Toenail Treatment

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Most people say that prevention is better than the cure. This sentiment is especially right, when it comes to an ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails can be incredibly painful and can lead to infection, which can be catastrophic for people who are diabetic. In order to prevent an ingrown toenail from happening, it’s important to understand how it occurs and how to spot it.