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Nail care secrets


General nail care

12 nail changes a dermatologist should examine

Have you noticed a change to any of your nails lately? If you notice any changes to a fingernail or toenail, it’s time to see a board-certified dermatologist.

Biting your nails? How to stop

Nail biting typically begins in childhood and can continue through adulthood, and the side effects can be more than cosmetic. To help you stop biting your nails, dermatologists recommend these tips.

How to trim your nails

To properly trim your nails, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.

Quiz: Can you keep your nails looking their best?

Are you doing everything you can to have healthy looking nails? Take this quiz and find out.

Tips for healthy nails

Nails reflect our overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important. Here are dermatologists’ tips for keeping your nails healthy.


Manicures and pedicures

Artificial nails: Tips for reducing nail damage

Artificial nails can lengthen short nails, making your fingers look long and slender. They can also be hard on your nails. These tips from dermatologists can help you reduce the damage.

Gel manicures: Tips for healthy nails

Although gel manicures can be beautiful and long-lasting, they can be tough on nails. To keep your nails healthy before, during and after gel manicures, dermatologists recommend these tips.

Manicure and pedicure safety

Having beautiful nails is less a matter of luck and more a matter of caring for them correctly. Here are dermatologists’ top manicure and pedicure tips.

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