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Nail Health

16 Tips For Growing Stronger, Healthier Nails

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.08.2016 | Style

Raise your hands (or maybe not) if you've broken a nail in the past few days. Or noticed that your fingernails are starting to fray and split way too ...

7 Things That Might Happen If You Stop Getting Manicures

PureWow | Posted 02.01.2016 | Style
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There's something so dang satisfying about having perfectly trimmed and polished nails. But if you're trying to save a few bucks or have noticed that ...

What The Heck Is Acetone, And How Does It Affect Your Nails?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style

"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting ...

Do Nails Need To 'Breathe' Between Manicures?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.23.2015 | Style

We live by the mantra: "A manicure a week keeps chipped nail polish at bay." But are we doing more harm than good to our nails by not giving them time...

What Your Nails Are Saying About Your Health

OWN | Posted 06.12.2014 | OWN

When was the last time you gave your finger and toenails a good, hard look? It's probably been a while, especially if you keep them covered in polish....

Why You Should Start Wearing Sunscreen To The Nail Salon

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.30.2014 | Style

The nail salon industry isn't going to be happy about this news. We've already written about how gel manicures can pose serious health risks, and ...

The Truth About Gel Manicures

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style

Sure, we love celebrities' manicures (who doesn't love some good Mani Cam action?) and fancying up our own phalanges, but it made us think about the ...

VIDEO: What Your Nails Say About Your Health

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

During a routine checkup, most patients expect to have their blood drawn, step on a scale, then open up and say, 'ahhh.' But one doctor suggests that ...

15 Things You Never Knew About Your Nails

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Aside from the occasional manicure, broken fingernail or stubbed toe, most of us tend to take our nails for granted, not giving them much beyond a pas...

Want Stronger Nails? Don't Do This

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.07.2013 | Style

Have you ever gotten a manicure and noticed a split nail form a day or two later? Or that the skin surrounding your cuticles has become dry and flaky?...

11 Signs You Should Get The Heck Out Of The Nail Salon

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.01.2013 | Style

The nail salon is a relaxing refuge (that is, when you're not seated at a manicure station next to a loud cell phone talker). It's one of the few plac...

7 Things Your Nails Can Tell You About Your Health

Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jene Luciani for Shape.com You spend so much time trimming, shaping, buffing and painting your nails (or having someone else do all of that for ...