|Nail permeated by with red dye
together with untreated nail.
|Nail care||Nail care products contain lipids, vitamins, minerals, other nutrients,
film forming polymers and humectants.
|Common formulations are stick, cream, ointment, gel or lacquer.|
|Nail diseases||Permeation of an active drug through nail is severely restricted by
nail structure. Often a permeation enhancer has to be added.
|Formulations may also contain agents that
limit water evaporation from the nail.
|Microscope photograph of a cut surface from of a partially
nail clip. The nail outer surface is shown upwards.
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