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Synonyms for cuticle

the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail

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hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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For proper care, it is best to apply cuticle cream or oil twice daily.
The nail and cuticle oil nourishes the nails and surrounding area.
The thick cuticle is with micropapillae and the on the epiderma is seen papillae.
Bari Cosmetics is voluntarily withdrawing its Pure Ice Fixer Upper Cuticle Oil.
We also tested the effectiveness of different methods that pycnogonids may use to control epibionts (grooming, cuticle wettability, and cuticular waxes).
The cuticle is the protective barrier surrounding the nail plate and nail folds.
The effect of diflubenzuron (DFB), a benzoylphenyl urea insecticide, on the cuticle in newly molted fifth-instar nymphs of Schistocerca gregaria was examined.
The outer layer is the protective layer and it is called the cuticle and is composed of flat cells, which join like the layers on the top," said dermatologist Dr.
Extra credit: Rub on a bit of Essie Apricot Cuticle Oil ($9, drugstores) to keep hands looking healthy and super soft.
Kyle White, lead colorist at Oscar Blandi's, who's worked on the tresses of Mariah Carey, Kate Winslet, and Jessica Alba said that PhytoPlage is a must have, as the oil contains a UV blocker of 30 and it also fills the cuticle so it won't absorb chlorine and salt water.
The nails are filed and buffed and cuticles removed after dabbing with cuticle remover to soften them.
Learn proper cuticle care When cuticles are torn and dry, obviously all manicure looks old.
Apply by following the direction of your hair growth - downwards - which will help keep the hair cuticle smooth and increase shine.