August 1, 2012
Raynaud’s Syndrome is a constriction of the blood vessels brought on by cold or stress that causes a discoloration of the fingers and toes.
July 23, 2012
In April, Nontoxique and non-profit Spa4ThePink completed the first of many planned manicurist oncology trainings.
Keywords: cancer education
July 17, 2012
Over the past three years, Dermelect Cosmeceuticals has been hard at work creating its first collection of colored nail lacquers utilizing ProSina, a protein-peptide derived from New Zealand sheep’s wool, to treat brittle, weak, and dry nails that are prone to chipping and splitting.
Keywords: anti-aging Dermelect polish
July 16, 2012
A component of Thai massage, Thai foot massage was born out of the Ayurvedic medical system in India thousands of years ago.
Keywords: ayurveda massage reflexology
July 2, 2012
Take this quick quiz to see where you stand on sanitation. Pencil ready? Get set. Go.
July 2, 2012
A rare disorder, yellow nail syndrome could indicate a serious health concern involving the respiratory or lymphatic systems.
Keywords: yellow nail syndrome
June 29, 2012
Advertising itself as “four-free,” Knocked Up Nails contains no toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, or camphor.
Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP) formaldehyde-free products pregnant clients toluene
June 28, 2012
OPI's George Schaeffer discusses his involvement with City of Hope, a comprehensive cancer center that also leads in the fight to conquer diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. On July 21, 2012, the City of Hope will present the Spirit of Life Award to Schaeffer for his outstanding philanthropic and business contributions.
OPI's Schaeffer Raising Millions for Diabetes Research
Keywords: George Schaeffer OPI products
June 18, 2012
Glamour magazine, in it's June 2012 issue, helps a troubled tweeter make her feet more attractive with simple DIY solutions.
Keywords: client health Feet foot care pedicures
June 11, 2012
This patent-pending bald-on-top rounded bit may improve e-file safety.
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May 26, 2012
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may benefit from the attention of a good nail tech.
Keywords: nail biting onychophagy Under the Microscope
May 18, 2012
Gel manicures and pedicures have been available, and safely used, in salons for more than three decades, says the PBA’s Nail Manufacturer’s Council.
Keywords: gels NMC PBA UV light safety UV lights
May 18, 2012
A one-month treatment, Gehwol Med Callus Cream guarantees the rapid and gentle removal of excess calluses on the feet.
Keywords: callus foot care Gehwol retailing
April 27, 2012
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect the nails as well as most other parts of the body.
Keywords: lichen planus nail diseases
April 25, 2012
Allure magazine's April 2012 issue provided readers with a list of the top five most common manicure wreckers.
Keywords: client health manicures peeling nails polish