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Flip-Flop Flubs

August 1, 2009  | Article

Foot-related injuries due to flip-flop wear are on the rise, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association. “There are many flip-flops on the market that offer little to nothing in terms of arch support, stability, and shock absorption,” says the APMA’s Dr. Ross Taubman. “Opting to wear a pair of cheaply constructed flip-flops puts the wearer at risk for injuries such as arch pain, tendinitis, and sprained ankles.”

Keywords: educating clients   foot disorders  

Entity Beauty: Nanovive and Rainforest Skin Care Systems

July 23, 2009  | Video

Entity Beauty featured on Life & Leisure TV.

Keywords: Entity Beauty   manicures   skin care  

NSI Nailpure Plus

July 22, 2009  | Product

NSI’s Nailpure Plus prepares the natural nail for any enhancement.

Keywords: nail prep   NSI  

Genieye Systems Inc. GeniJet

July 17, 2009  | Product

GeniJet is a specialized pedicure basin jet that uses pipe-free technology to eliminate fungi and bacteria in the basin.

Keywords: pedicure equipment   pipeless pedicure spa chairs  

Don't Do Anything Stupid

July 1, 2009  | Article

A woman was seriously injured when a bowl of acetone ignited.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   client health   CND   Doug Schoon   working safely  

Mistakes, Mishaps, and Malpractice

July 1, 2009  | Article

With the combination of cuticle nippers, chemicals, and customers, there is always the risk of an accident — and a lawsuit. The best defense is to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

Keywords: customer service   insurance   salon safety  

Dr. G Clear Nail Antimicrobial Solution

July 1, 2009  | Product

Dr. G’s Clear Nail Antimicrobial Solution kills the germs that can cause nail infections.

Keywords: antifungals   Dr. G's  

What Is Onychophagy?

June 1, 2009  | Article

Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may need not only the attention of a good nail tech, but also an appointment with a professional who can help with behavior modification.

Keywords: client health   nail biting   nail diseases  

Nailturals Soy-Based Polish Remover

May 14, 2009  | Product

Nailtural's Soy-Based Polish Remover moisturizes and hydrates the nail bed while safely removing polish without harsh chemicals.

Keywords: natural nail care  

Woodward Launches At-Home Screening Test for Nail Fungus

May 1, 2009  | Article

Woodward Lab's kit helps diagnose toenail and fingernail fungus in the privacy of your own home.

Keywords: client health   fungus treatments   nail diseases   Woodward Labs  

What Is Lichen Planus?

May 1, 2009  | Article

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can be itchy, painful and leave permanent scars.

Keywords: client health   lichen planus  

Doesn't This Smell Bother You?

May 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: Aerovex Systems   Air Impurities Removal Systems   healthy working   salon furnishings   ventilation  

Tips Before and After Seeing a Nail Tech

April 28, 2009  | News

Shape magazine tells readers how to prepare for a trip to the nail salon, and what to do after.

Keywords: consumer press   heel creams   OPI products   pedicures   top coats  

Pregnant Clients: Essential Oils to Avoid

April 14, 2009  | News

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.

Keywords: essential oils   pregnant clients  

What Are Spoon Nails?

April 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: client health   koilonychia   nail diseases   spoon nails  

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