Is manicure and pedicure contraindicated for hangnail?

When we have a client with the following condition: hangnail

Signs and symptoms for hangnail

  • Swelling around the fingernail or toenail
  • Redness
  • Pus collection
  • Pain and tenderness to touch Continue Reading
HANGNAIL contraindications In beauty therapy


This is a condition whereby the cuticle around the nail plate splits leaving loose, flaky pieces of dry skin.

It is caused by extreme dryness of the cuticle and from not keeping the cuticle free from the nail plate, so that it is stretched forward as the nail plate grows and eventually snaps leaving hangnails.

Is hangnail contagious?
No, "hangnail" is NOT contagious!

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