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Just My Opinion: Autoclave Versus Liquid Disinfectant in Infection Control

Industry veteran Janet McCormick makes the case for autoclaves in the salon.

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American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) Visits White House

On August 19, representatives from the AACS, including Greg Jones, Christine Gordon, Anthony Fragomeni, and Tom Netting, met at the White House with a...

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Chemist's Corner: Quick Dry Drops and Sprays

NAILS spoke to industry scientist, Doug Schoon to find out the basics behind the formulas that speed up the nail polish drying process.

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VietSALON

The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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