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technical term for the nail
protein that forms the base of all horny tissue
whitish and translucent in appearance with the pinkish color of the nail bed showing through
15-25%; affects nail's flexibility
skin where the nail body rests
forms nail cells
care of the finger nails
care of the feet
visible portion of the matrix
nail body; constructed in layers
toughened skin around base of nail; seals area against foreign material
living skin at the base of the nail
thickened skin that lies beneath the free edge; prevents moisture, bacteria, or fungi from getting under the nail
tough band of fibrous tissue that connects bones or holds an organ in place
folds of normal skin surrounding the nail plate
Average nail growth
1/10" per month
What season do nails grow faster?
Which nail grows the fastest?
How long does it take to replace a fingernail?
four to six months
a condition caused by injury or disease of the nail
depressions in the nail that can run lengthwise of across
noticeably thin, white nail plate and are more flexible than normal
caused by dryness
whitish discoloration of the nails caused by injury to the base of the nail
darkening of the nails
indicated by redness, pain, swelling, pus, inflammation. should be referred to a physician
technical term for nail diseases
inflammation of the nail matrix with formation of pus and shedding of the nail
ringworm; highly contagious
Using too much pressure when pushing the cuticle back could damage what part of the nail?
What direction should the nails be filed?
corner to center
What product can be used to remove stains from the nails?
What kind of manicure can be used to treat dry, brittle nails?
hot oil manicure
What kind of polish remover should be used to take polish off artificial nail enhancements?
pre-formed artificial nails applied to the tips of natural fingernails
any wrap, acrylic, or gel applied over the natural nail and nail tip to strengthen the nail and create a more permanent service
A corrective treatment that forms a protective coating for damaged or fragile nails.
gives a smooth, even appearance
a thin, synthetic mesh; strong and durable
durable wrap; requires colored polish
created by combing monomer liquid and polymer powder
a substance made up of many small molecules that are not attached to one another
a hard substance formed by combining many small molecules, usually in a long chain like structure.
How should leftover monomer be disposed of?
mixed with polymer and thrown in the trash
substance that improves adhesion and prepares the nail surface for bonding with the acrylic material.
strong, durable artificial nails that are brushed onto the nail plate
harden when exposed to a special light source
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