May 1, 2009
Woodward Lab's kit helps diagnose toenail and fingernail fungus in the privacy of your own home.
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can be itchy, painful and leave permanent scars.
As nail techs, we’re often asked about the dangers of the smells in the salon — but it’s not the smells that should cause us concern. Learn the facts on air purification, and then take steps to protect yourself and your clients.
April 28, 2009
Shape magazine tells readers how to prepare for a trip to the nail salon, and what to do after.
April 14, 2009
It’s hard to believe the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client, but in fact some essential oils — called “emmenagogues” — are known to induce menstruation or other types of bleeding.
April 1, 2009
Spoon nails are a common nail abnormality that can be easily overlooked because the mildest cases are hard to recognize. But be observant; early detection can alert clients to the early stages of a more serious medical condition.
It's hard to believe that the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client.
For those rare occasions when one of your clients has to remove her acrylics on her own, outside of the salon, make sure she is prepared and does it correctly so she does not damage her nails. Here’s a tear-out do-it-yourself sheet for your clients and some tips from fellow nail techs on how to handle this subject with your clients.
March 11, 2009
Sunflower II catches nail dust at the source, helping you create a fresh air environment for you and your employees. Visit http://www.aerovexsystems.com/ for more information.
March 4, 2009
OPI’s Nail Envy Natural Nail Strengthener strengthens nails and maintains them with hydrolyzed wheat protein and calcium.
March 3, 2009
Naturally Clean by Essie is a complete nail care system that cleanses hands and nails while restoring hydration.
Abrioné has two brand new body cleansers out this season.
March 1, 2009
Oh, that dreaded feeling that comes over a tech when she picks up a client’s hand and spots her green nemesis.
February 23, 2009
Florida has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the callused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.
February 1, 2009
Exfoliative Keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels. Though there's no cure all for the treatment of EK, a proper and consistent management strategy could give clients relief.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
Any of the bones in the fingers or toes; there is one in each finger, two in each thumb, totaling 14 bones.
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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