Cosmetically induced disorders of the nail with update on contemporary nail manicures

Evan A. Rieder, Antonella Tosti

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-44
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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