“Doug’s information, from a scientific point of view, is critical to every nail technician’s continuing education. His passion to share his knowledge with us…has single-handedly raised the level of professionalism in the nail industry.”
— Vicki Peters, Master Nailtech

“Doug Schoon provides the scientific information that should be required reading for nail professionals; it’s that important and belongs in every salon and beauty school.”
— Jaime Schrabeck, Ph.D., Precision Nails

“We give every student Nail Structure and Product Chemistry!”
— Karin Schön, President KN Nail Products Sweden

“Old or new to the industry, Doug’s book and DVD should be on your don’t skip list. Even with 22 years in the industry, these both held my attention.”
— Debbie Doerrlamm, Webmaster,

“This is the Bible for nail professionals serious about success…This book is brilliant, it’s like having Doug on tap. This book should be required reading in every single classroom.”
— Sam Sweet, Co-Founder of Sweet Squared, UK

“Doug Schoon’s phenomenal book and the series of “Doug Schoon’s Brain in 3-D” will give you many of those “Light Bulb Moments” when you have been unable to solve problems in the salon. Thanks for helping me to become an expert in my field as an educator and nail artisan.”
— Gig Rouse, High Priestess of Nails in the European Union

purchase publications

Enhance your knowledge with the purchase of the following must-have informative resources by Doug Schoon. Purchase these items on this page.

  • New Item! “Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon” – Audio CD
  • “Nail Structure and Product Chemistry” – Book
  • “Doug Schoon’s Brain in 3D” – DVD

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“Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon” – Audio CD

f2f-cd-coverListen as scientific nail expert Doug Schoon answers more than 60 questions submitted by nail professionals from around the world; addressing common myths/misinformation with fact-based expertise and knowledge. This audio version contains the first 16 episodes of his video series, “Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon.” Over four hours of Doug Schoon at your fingertips.

Be among the first 75 to order “Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon” and get a personally signed, first edition copy sent to you from this world leading authority on nails and nail products.

NOTE: The Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon Audio CD will play on any computer, CD player or DVD player manufactured after 2005. It will NOT play in automobiles made earlier than 2005, if they have their OEM CD player. CD players must have been manufactured after 2005 to play this CD.

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book-nail-structure-160h“Nail Structure and Product Chemistry”

The definitive book of fact-based information about natural or artificial nails. Easy-to-read and understand, this text brings together authoritative information from diverse fields including dermatology, toxicology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, and materials science.

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“Doug Schoon’s Brain in 3D” – DVD

dsb-dvd-cover-160hWatch and listen while internationally-known scientist, Doug Schoon, walks you through ten episodes of the educational series “Doug Schoon’s Brain.” See highly-magnified natural nails in eye-popping 3D and learn what causes nail thinning, splitting, weakness, slow growth, white spots and much more.

The DVD includes two pairs of red/cyan 3D glasses, ten episodes of “Doug Schoon’s Brain” and many additional videos and articles.

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Additional Red/Cyan 3D Glasses

Required for viewing Doug Schoon's Brain videos in spectacular 3D. Two pairs are included with the DVD.

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