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Just My Opinion: Nail Techs and Doctors Working Together

October 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: working with doctors  

Lab Reports

January 1, 2000  | Article

Bonn vs. MMA: She’s going the distance

December 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

Class Act Cleanliness

June 1, 1999  | Article

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  

To Mask or Not to Mask?

November 1, 1998  | Article

Explain to your clients that acrylic vapors aren't harmful to them; they just smell bad.

Keywords: masks   Nail Manufacturers Council   working safely  

Do Hormones Cause Artificial Nails to Lift?

September 1, 1998  | Article

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  

Getting to Know You

July 1, 1998  | Article

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  

NIOSH Studies EMA

November 1, 1997  | Article

Artificial nail products are composed of various chemicals. The main ingredient for most artificial nail products is ethyl methacrylate (KMA). In 1974 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned a similar chemical, methyl methacrylate (MMA), for use in nail products because of its harmful effects during application. Despite the FDA ban, MMA is still found in trace amounts in some products.

Keywords: chemical safety   ventilation   work-related injuries  

Tip Of The Month

August 1, 1997  | Article

Rebecca Byrne of At Your Fingertips in San Mateo. Calif., noticed that many of her clients’ hands and cuticles had become unusually rough and dry over the past winter.

Keywords: dry skin   dry skin services   winter services  

Eating Carrots Will Make Your Nails Stronger ... and Other Nail Myths

March 1, 1997  | Article

There are just about as many myths circulating about nail care as there are Elvis’ whereabouts. As a nail technician you have a responsibility to your clients to know what constitutes good nail care practice … and what is just plain hogwash.

 

Keywords: CND   fungus   nail diseases   polish  

Blowing the Whistle on Methyl Methacrylate

February 1, 1997  | Article

The Food and Drug Administration has re-affirmed its stand against the use of methyl methacrylate (MMA) in nail products. All nail technicians should not hesitate to report MMA usage to the proper authorities.

Application Made Easy

April 1, 1996  | Article

Tips For Nail Biters

April 1, 1996  | Article

Are Artificial Nails Safe?

April 1, 1996  | Article

NAILS offers common questions and answers that you can share directly with your clients.

Keywords: educating clients  

Hypoallergenic: What Does It Really Mean?

December 1, 1995  | Article

Some nail products are truly hypoallergenic, but don’t consider the term a guarantee against allergic reactions. Pay as much attention to client reactions as you do to product labels.

Keywords: allergic reactions  

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