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Psoriatic Nails And Nail Salons

Psoriatic Nails And Nail Salons

Does anyone have bad psoriatic nails and go to a nail salon? If so, how did you find one that wouldn't freak out when they looked at the nails? Any recommendations for any in Southern Maine?

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Pay the premium price for a broad diamond file, nail scissors with long handles and get some Epsom or magnesium salt. A good foot soak accompanied by great film and DIY. When you get the hang of it you will do a better, gentler job yourself. There are some brilliant long lasting nail varnishes and it won’t cost £££. My nails are heavily ingrown, pitted and some are a good half inch thick if left . The salts protect from infection and you feel 100% better after, worth the effort for sure.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I go to a podiatrist. They may not do pedis but he has helped to clear up my nails. Then I get a pedi!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I get acrylics because it keeps my nails thick and they don't break the skin as easily. And it makes me feel good!!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I gave up on my nails years ago, but I do get massages. True professionals are not phased and will always ask you what you can tolerate.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I go to salons with english speaking workers and have not had a problem. I did have some Vietnamese look at my hands and legs and not know about psoriasis. Not worth it.. I also worry about sterile facilities so i probably pay a little more.

posted about 3 years ago
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