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.
February 1, 2009
These professional kits for nail technicians contain two of the same Poshé lacquer in two sizes.
January 31, 2009
Sanitation-conscious patrons may prefer to be able to inspect the pedicure basin’s cleanliness and see you draw fresh water just for them.
January 30, 2009
A survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association crunches the numbers on how much we suffer, and why we wear, high-heeled shoes.
January 1, 2009
Texas and Washington State banned fish pedicures due to safety concerns.
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A regular service required to maintain artificial nails; sometimes called a rebalance.
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