June 1, 2008
Exciting new treatment strategy could help the body defend against potentially lethal strains of antibiotic-resistant Staph, also known as MRSA.
They get their name from their resemblance to a little splinter wedged under the nail. In most cases, these small thin lines are harmless. But techs should be aware they could signal a larger problem.
What you need to know about your Material Safety Data Sheets.
Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.
May 9, 2008
Attractive curved front, available in hundreds of colors, matte or gloss finishes, access from the back. When you place your order, our customer service department will contact you to assist in your selection of unit color and finish. Visit www.backscratchers.com (Resources/Downloads page) to download the Salon Vac brochure.
See how to apply Backscratchers' Glass Glaze system and how to use the Salon Aseptic system
May 1, 2008
The job of nail tech poses a few special challenges when it comes to your health. The good news is, little changes go a big way toward ensuring a long and healthy career.
Read how nail technicians and salon owners keep their clients' confidence and dispel their fears by making safety and sanitation in the salon an open book.
It’s most important to wear a mask when filing artifi cial nails. “Especially if you use an electric file,” says Schoon.
April 28, 2008
Feet by OPI pedicure system is a system of professional products developed to transform ordinary pedicures into extraordinary spa services. It's a system so simple, it's perfect.
April 1, 2008
New and improved formula is healthier since it no longer contains phthalates.
April 1, 2008
Scooping your products into smaller containers helps avoid waste and prevents cross contamination.
Offering pedicure services to foot care patients in the doctor's office provides ideal setting for the foot shy.
Psoriasis is a chronic, recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin. These patches frequently occur on the elbows and knees, but can affect any area including the fingernails and toenails.
Salons are carving out a niche by catering to expectant mothers. Moms-only menus, specialized massage, and targeted retail goodies are just the beginning. With some planning and training you can add to the joy — and relieve the discomforts — during the nine months before birth.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
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What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new 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?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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