Cosmetic Corner

Cosmetic Corner: Dermatologists Weigh in on Nail Care Products

Leading dermatologists offered their recommendations on the top nail care products. See what they’re recommending to their patients and why.


 

To improve patient care and outcomes, leading dermatologists offered their recommendations on nail care products. Consideration must be given to:

  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment
    Beiersdorf, Inc

    Recommended by Gary Goldenberg, MD, New York, New York

  • Biotin Oral Supplements
    Manufacturers vary

    “Biotin is a helpful supplement for brittle nails. It may take 6 months to see improvement in the nails.”—Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, New York, New York

    Recommended by Gary Goldenberg, MD, New York, New York

  • Deep Comfort Hand and Cuticle Cream
    Clinique

    “It has good hydration for cuticles with sodium hyaluronate and squalene. It also is fragrance free.”—Anthony M. Rossi, MD, New York, New York

  • Genadur
    Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc

    Recommended by Gary Goldenberg, MD, New York, New York

  • Lanolin-Rich Nail Conditioner
    Elon

    “It’s great for moisturizing and nail hardening.”—Marta Rendon, MD, Boca Raton, Florida

  • Nail Renewal System
    Dr. Dana

    “Developed by dermatologist Dr. Dana Stern, the system combines glycolic acid to improve discoloration and ridging, along with hydrating and strengthening botanicals to improve the look, feel, and overall health of the nails.”— Joshua Zeichner, MD, New York, New York

Cutis invites readers to send us their recommendations. Acne scar treatments, self-tanners, and cleansing devices will be featured in upcoming editions of Cosmetic Corner. Please e-mail your recommendation(s) to the Editorial Office .

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of Cutis or Frontline Medical Communications Inc. and shall not be used for product endorsement purposes. Any reference made to a specific commercial product does not indicate or imply that Cutis or Frontline Medical Communications Inc. endorses, recommends, or favors the product mentioned. No guarantee is given to the effects of recommended products.

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