Test Yourself: Weak In the Nails


Earn Certificates of Achievement as you test your skills with NAILPRO’s Professional Participation Program. In each issue, you’ll find a multiple-choice test that will allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from Nail Clinic. Read this November 2015’s Nail Clinic, “Weak in the Nails” article about brittle nails in our November digital edition – it has all the info you’ll need to pass this quiz!


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1. Women are affected by brittle nail syndrome ___ as frequently as men.
2. Onychorrhexis is when fine layers peel off the nail plate.
3. Excessive filing can exacerbate dry nails.
4. Taking a ___ supplement has been proven to strengthen nails roughly 33% of the time.
5. Ridges and split ends on toenails and fingernails may be the result of an underlying health condition.
6. Clients with nails that lack moisture should avoid ___.
7. Applying a glycolic acid peel to nails can help smooth ridges.
8. Using ___ during wet tasks is advised for clients with brittle nail syndrome.
9. Brittle nails occur in roughly ___% of the population.
10. Health conditions that may lead to dry, brittle nails include:
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