The nail structure

The skin Adnexa
Sweat gland
sebaceous gland


nail structure
nail matrix, nail root, proximal matrix, nail plate matrix
nail plate, nail body
nail bed, distal matrix, nail bed matrix
white lunula
proximal nail fold
eponychium, cuticle

Nail has similar function of the Stratum corneum in skin. Because this part does't have Melanocyte
 in stratum basale, the nail is transparent. The nail care is like the skin care should to prevent damage the Cormeocyte which is appearance of nail. As it is damaged, It will lose the protection and need   more time to recover than skin.

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