Cosmetic Approach for Healthy and Damaged Nails

  • Robertha NakamuraEmail author
  • Renata Brandão Villa Verde
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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD, volume 1)


Nowadays, nail care is an important concern for the population. Therefore, the dermatologist needs to know the desired and adverse effects of onychocosmeceutical, because they are increasingly being used by the population. This chapter will discuss the nail beautification and nail care professionals, different types of nail polish, nail polish removers, cuticle removers and softeners, moisturizers for nails, stretchers nail, and oral vitamins used for nails.


Nail Cosmeceutical Health care Nail diseases 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robertha Nakamura
    • 1
    Email author
  • Renata Brandão Villa Verde
    • 1
  1. 1.Nail Center Study of Institute of Dermatology Professor Rubem David AzulaySanta Casa da Misericórdia Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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