About nails

Knowledge about fingernails

With our article about nails, we offer you all valuable information about fingernails. On this site you will find interesting topics such as basics of fingernail cosmetics, historical information, cultural and amusing regional characteristics.

For anyone who is interested in the cosmetics of the nails in a private or professional maner in the nail studio, the knowledge about the structure of the nail is important. We describe with photos and descrptions the nail matrix, which is responsible among other things for the keratin production of the nail, the nail bed, the nail plate, the nail root and the cuticle at the edge of the nail. The knowledge about nail art is also useful against nail diseases such as nail fungus, nail bed inflammation or discoloration of the nails

Also Articles about the modeling of the nails with gel, which is hardened by the light curing technique on the surface of the nail, or the right nail care you will find here soon. You will also find helpful hints and tricks against the detachment of the gel layer from the fingers very soon.

You are interested in creative nail designs? You can find them in our category nail art instructions. For nail freaks and all women who value well-groomed and styled fingernails we have more than 300 instructions that you can imitate with some practice with nail polish and other products.

Nail art: From antiquity to the present
 

Nail art: From antiquity to the present

Even in ancient times, nail art was a fashionable trend. Learn how it all started.
Basic knowledge of fingernail cosmetics
 

Basic knowledge of fingernail cosmetics

The structure of the fingernail from the free nail edge to the nail root (Nail matrix).