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Nail Knowledge – How it Came About

2 years in the planning and making. A chance conversation between Marian Newman and Kevin Nicholls. Kevin said:”what about animated learning?” Marian replied: “Ooo, that could work!”


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We bring you the latest tips, trends, and expert advice on all things nails! Whether you’re a professional, student or enthusiast or simply looking to improve your nail health, we’ve got you covered.

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Nail Conditions: What Can You Do?

Every day on social media platforms there are countless nail professionals posting pictures of a whole variety of nail conditions and asking for help with a diagnosis. They usually get a LOT of comments with a whole variety of diagnosis

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Nail products, allergies and Health issues.

The message seems to be getting out in the industry that allergies to certain ingredients/monomers has a wide impact on other health issues. Not just the health of the nail plate and the skin, not to mention eyes, lungs etc.!

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Regulated vs Unregulated Qualifications

In the UK we have no real regulations that define our industry sector. But, we do have a number of regulations that we need to adhere to! E.g. Health & Safety Cosmetic regulations More recently and temporary, COVID 19 regulations.

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The Nail unit

What is The Nail Unit?

The Nail Unit is the current term for describing the complicated structure at the end of fingers and toes that grows fingernails and toenails. Nails are needed to protect the last bone of the fingers and the toes from damage.

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