December 1, 2010
Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation.
November 1, 2010
The findings by three nail industry scientists contradict the conclusions of a medical report that warns of an increased risk of cancer on the hands after exposure to a UV nail light.
Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.
October 18, 2010
Using OPI Nail Lacquer in Pink of Hearts is a great way to contribute to cancer research.
Elle’s It List for October supports Breast Cancer Awareness month with all things pink, such as OPI Nail Lacquer in Pink of Hearts.
OPI’s Nail Lacquer in Pink of Hearts is part of Shape magazine’s Products That Give Back for October.
August 1, 2010
In and of themselves, thick nails pose no danger to a client, but they often indicate a larger problem. Techs can protect themselves and their clients if they proceed with caution.
April 20, 2010
Rainbow of Hope is a color display of 20 China Glaze nail lacquers selected to coincide with the “awareness colors” used to represent the different forms of cancer.
April 12, 2010
A demonstration of Estelina's Treatment Manicure.
Estelina explains Reflexology of the hands.
April 1, 2010
Bright designs, fun florals, and cute sayings make eye masks eye-catching. They are a cure for bright bedrooms, provide a respite for the overworked, and even relieve discomfort and headaches.
April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects more than eight million Americans and can be an early sign of blocked arteries in the body that can lead to heart attacks. Find out how you can spot PAD in clients and how you should advise them.
March 10, 2010
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil, says Jimm Harrison, author of Milady’s Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics. This is one reason most aromatherapy experts recommend against using undiluted oils on the skin.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
A condition in which a clot of blood forms under the nail plate; the clot is caused by injury to the nail bed and can vary in color from maroon to...
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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