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Manicures and pedicures

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Dermatologist’s secret for removing gel nail polish at home

Dermatologist Shari Lipner, MD, FAAD, shares her secret for removing gel nail polish at home. Here’s how you can do it safely without damaging your nails.

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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