Barrier Breach: How To Prevent Paronychia in Your Nail Salon

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As every nail tech knows, the cuticle serves as the security force protecting the nail, nail folds and underlying skin. When that secure barrier is breached, often due to picking or biting at dry skin around the nail, bacteria can sneak in and plant a flag of infection.

Although nail techs should never offer clients medical advice, here are health experts’ advice for people at risk for this type of infection:

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