August 18, 2014
Even after all the research confirms they’re safe, UV lamps still cause concern among clients. Let’s talk about what you can do to ease their fears.
August 4, 2014
Fashion-forward clients who love their stilettos can suffer a variety of foot problems ranging from calluses to neuromas. Educate yourself about these conditions to ensure your “well-heeled” clients are a shoe-in for foot health.
August 3, 2014
Are your clients’ nails weak, damaged, and fragile? Read what Faina Ritz, the chemist and “nail doctor” behind Duri Cosmetics, makers of the Rejuvacote line of nail strengtheners, has to say about making nails stronger and more resilient.
August 1, 2014
Sole Goddess is a blister-protection foot balm targeting women who wear heels.
July 28, 2014
What happens when a client wants beautiful nails, but she’s always in the water or digging in the dirt? Is there any way for her to have it all or must she choose between activity and beauty?
July 23, 2014
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason
July 7, 2014
While cancer patients can benefit greatly from receiving nail services, chemotherapy and radiation can cause serious side effects that you as a nail tech need to be aware of. Read on to learn more about how to provide safe, skillful, compassionate nail services to your clients who are battling cancer.
July 6, 2014
The National Aesthetics Spa Network (NASN) is offering scholarships for advanced education courses to spa professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and skills.
July 2, 2014
With summer in full swing, it’s time to cast off heavy socks and shoes in favor of open-toed shoes and sandals. As your clients’ feet emerge from hibernation, share these tips for summer foot care.
June 26, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern encounters patients dealing with psoriasis; red, spotted lunula; lichen planus; myxoid cyst; and chemotherapy affecting the nails.
June 25, 2014
At the intersection of nippers and nails, accidents can happen. Learn how to respond to avoid damage from an awkward and tense situation.
June 10, 2014
The towels are lint-free, strong, disposable, and absorbent.
June 4, 2014
It takes a bit of know-how to put the “man” in a mani/pedi. Just in time for Father’s Day, we’ve spotlighted some issues men face when it comes to their hands and feet so you can provide services that are man-tastic!
June 3, 2014
Can a nail cleanser act as a fungus preventer? NAILS spoke to a formulation chemist from Elixery to find out.
May 28, 2014
Did you know that over-curing a nail or leaving the UV gel coating on longer than recommended is likely to increase removal time?
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