Any substance that contains the element carbon; nearly every product used in nail care is organic; this term does not imply any degree of safety.
From tosylamide/formaldehyde resin to stearalkonium bentonite, ingredient names can sound more like a top secret formula for NASA than a recipe for regular old nail polish. Each of these ingredients, however, has a purpose and plays a part in the overall performance of the polish.
Sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to potential hazards associated with work in the nail industry. With persuasive voices on both sides of the issue, we wondered how many of you feel you are jeopardizing your health by working in the salon.
Four Truffles natural and organic body care brand joined a select group when it was awarded the Ladies Home Journal (LHJ) “Do Good” Stamp for its philanthropic efforts, which include creating a circle of giving for women. LHJ celebrates corporations and brands that are committed to giving back to the community.
As a nail tech, you spend a large part of the day surrounded by chemicals. Now that you’re pregnant, is there anything that needs to change?
In opening Tierra Mia Organic Nail Spa, Justin Mitchell and Karina Restrepo bring water-based polish, Latin flair, and a designer’s keen eye to the Philadelphia nail world.
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