The nail carries a significant cosmetic impact and plays an integral role in the multi-billion dollar salon industry. This review focuses on nail disorders that are induced by nail cosmetics via procedures, equipment, or materials that are intended to beautify or adorn the nail. The authors give specific attention to clinical presentations that are common, novel, and underreported, but may be misdiagnosed easily by the competent dermatologist. They also provide an update on the controversies surrounding contemporary nail cosmetic procedures, such as acrylic and gel manicures. (J Clin Aesthet Dermatol.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2016|
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