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Nail Salon Industry Statistics and Resources

May 13, 2015  | Article

We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.

Keywords: client health   health   healthy working   industry research   nail technician health  

Crowdsourcing: How do you achieve a good work/life balance?

October 1, 2014  | Article

This month we asked nail techs: How do you achieve a good work/life balance?

Keywords: crowdsourcing   healthy working   work life balance  

Whistle While You Work

February 21, 2014  | Article

Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.

Keywords: customer service   ergonomics   healthy working   learning new techniques   Personal Trainer  

Nail Techs Share What They're Thankful For

November 16, 2011  | Article

To celebrate Thanksgiving and get in the holiday spirit, NAILS asked nail techs on our Facebook page (www.faceboook.com/nailsmag): What, in your professional lives, are you thankful for? Your responses ranged from your boss to your clients to the flexibility and creativity that come with being a nail tech. We, at NAILS, are thankful for all of you who are dedicated to the industry.

Keywords: client relationships   employee issues   healthy working  

Milady Offers Online Instruction on Infection Control

November 1, 2010  | Article

A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.

Keywords: continuing education   disinfection   healthy working   Milady   salon sanitation  

For the Good of the Team

January 1, 2010  | Article

Sure we love our clients and the work we do, but it’s our relationships with coworkers that can make the difference between a so-so work environment and a place we look forward to returning to day after day. NAILS asked readers: What do you do that’s special or unique at your salon to foster team spirit?

Keywords: healthy working   motivation   reader surveys   salon atmosphere   staff management  

Wrist-Assist Provides Relief for Muscle Fatigue

October 1, 2008  | Article

Increase your client's comfort while reducing your muscle fatigue with this innovative product.

Keywords: client health   ergonomic products   healthy working   manicure accessories   nail trends  

Can Doing Nails Make You Fat?

June 1, 2008  | Article

Staying active has to be a conscious effort. We can’t hold our jobs totally responsible for our weight issues, but they do play a role. I’ve seen from personal experience the effect of a sedentary job.

Keywords: As I See It   exercise   healthy working   wellness   work life balance  

Caring for the Elderly

June 1, 2008  | Article

Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.

Keywords: building your clientele   customer service   elderly clients   fungus   healthy working  

Health Tip: Use Smaller Portions

April 1, 2008  | Article

Scooping your products into smaller containers helps avoid waste and prevents cross contamination.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   healthy working   product contamination   salon sanitation  

My Biggest Challenge Is…

November 1, 2006  | Article

A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.

Keywords: allergic reactions   communicating with customers   continuing education   cosmetology schools   customer service  

Community Lends a Helping Hand

January 1, 1998  | Article

My “girls gossip network” of caring clients provided me with a life-saving connection.

Keywords: charity   health   healthy working   networking  

Know the Warning Signs of Chemical Sensitivity

May 1, 1993  | Article

Tired and cranky? Bothered by headaches, nausea, or blurred vision? It may be you’re sensitive to the chemicals you work with. Short of entering a plastic bubble, learn how to protect yourself from chemical overexposure.

Keywords: allergic reactions   chemical safety   healthy working   work related injuries  

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