December 1, 2003
Good or bad, odor reveals little about salon air quality. Even if your salon rates "sweet" on the smell scale with employees or clients, depend on more reliable measures than your nose to rate your salon's air quality.
Keywords: air quality healthy working masks OSHA salon odors
November 1, 2003
While death is an extreme result of stress-related illness, women are particularly susceptible to developing disease in response to stress--from depression and anxiety disorders to abdominal fat and colds.
Keywords: preventing burnout stress time management work life balance
May 1, 2003
A poll conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that 55% of Americans miss a day of work due to foot problems.
Keywords: foot disorders
December 1, 2002
Wearing tight, closed-toed shoes is an invitation for ingrown toenails. Soreness, irritation, and pain are just a few symptoms clients live with. Here we give you tried-and-true solutions to ease client discomfort.
Keywords: ingrown toenails nail diseases pedicure implements
July 1, 2002
Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome ergonomics massage
March 1, 2002
It’s known as “the change of life” for good reason. Menopause brings many changes to a woman’s body – and not all are welcome. But there are ways you can make your change for the better.
Keywords: aging nail technicians breast cancer awareness hormones women's health
August 1, 2001
Keywords: nail injuries primers
February 1, 2001
The death of Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994 propelled nail tech Sue Yahnian to channel her energy into preventing violence against women. She feels nail techs are in a unique position to recognize signs of abuse and steer clients to resources for help.
October 1, 2000
Keywords: working with doctors
January 1, 2000
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June 1, 1999
Opened this January by Rosemary Weiner, The Brass Rose Spa & Salon houses manicure stations with localized running water, hospital-grade autoclaves, and a negative-pressure nail enhancement room.
Keywords: autoclaves NAILS Salon of the Year Awards
November 1, 1998
Explain to your clients that acrylic vapors aren't harmful to them; they just smell bad.
Keywords: masks Nail Manufacturers Council working safely
September 1, 1998
Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.
Keywords: client health Doug Schoon effect of menopause on nails effects of medications on nails eponychium
July 1, 1998
Doctors, dentists, and many other professionals rely on client consultations to better serve their patients or clients. Nail technicians can increase client loyalty, as well as their own technical skills, by incorporating this important step into their service.
Keywords: client consultation