Spot The Difference Between Healthy and Damaged Nails
Better serve your customers by being able to instantly spot the difference between healthy, dry, weak, thin, and damaged nails.
Looks Like: Pink and shiny; flexible; rarely break; smooth; no signs of splitting, peeling or breaking.
The Right Treatment: Hydrating treatment and/or strengthener to keep nails healthy, waterless manicure.
Looks Like: Vertical ridges; flaking at the free edge; brittle and easily break.
The Right Treatment: Hydrating conditioners and moisturizers, warm oil soak, waterless manicure, moisture wrap services, paraffin.
Looks Like: Very thin; splitting and peeling; layering of the free edge that usually extends beyond the free edge.
The Right Treatment: Hydrating and moisturizing strengtheners, waterless manicure, warm oil soak, file gently in one direction and avoid buffing the nail.
Looks Like: Excessive splitting and peeling at the free edge.
The Right Treatment: Hydrating strengtheners, waterless manicure, file gently in one direction and avoid buffing the nail.
Looks Like: Thin and weak; flake or split easily; free edges disintegrate when filed, slow growth, if any.
The Right Treatment: Consistent hydration, waterless manicure, avoid over filing or buffing the nail, apply cuticle oil daily.