AUTHORS: Schoon, Douglas - ©2005
There’s only one place to find easy-to-understand, fact-based information about natural or artificial nails. Nail Structure & Product Chemistry, 2E is the only book of its kind available for those interested in learning more about this interesting topic. Easy-to-read and understand, this text brings together authoritative information from diverse fields including dermatology; toxicology; anatomy and physiology; chemistry; physics; and materials science. Authored by a leading research scientist in this field, the text serves as an informational guide for anyone interested in learning more about how and why professional nail products work; how to troubleshoot, understand and solve most common salon problems; why products sometimes don’t work and how to avoid these problems; how to avoid product-related skin allergies; and more. The text contains an in-depth study of the natural nail, its various parts, and how they function together. In addition, it covers a wide range of topics helpful to the salon professional, including how to give clients trouble-free nails/services; nail polishes and treatments; the use of electric files; understanding and avoiding skin allergies; improving ventilation; and much, much more. This updated text includes discussions of new products, services, problems and misunderstandings in the filed and is a must-have resource for anyone interested in learning more about the science and technology of nails.