For the average nail technician, necessary supplies include files, cuticle nippers, buffers, cutters, brushes, cuticle pushers and sanitizing solution. A specialty nail technician needs all these basic tools, plus manicu... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

Most nail technician programs cannot be completed entirely online because hands-on work to demonstrate skills is an important part of the program, notes One online program is through the Academy of Nail Design... More » Education Colleges & Universities

ITT Tech is a nationally accredited school, which means its credits do not transfer to most colleges and universities in the United States. Not all employers consider ITT Tech degrees to be legitimate. Many people consid... More » Education Colleges & Universities
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Pre-soften overgrown cuticle skin to loosen it from the nail plate, and push it back gently. Never cut off excess cuticle skin, as it could expose the underlying nail matrix to germs and infection, advises WebMD. More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care

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Vertical or lengthwise ridges in the nail extending from the cuticle to the tip are primarily attributed to aging, but they also can result from trauma or an underlying medical condition, according to MedicineNet. These ... More » Beauty & Fashion Nail Care