October 28, 2014
Your client wants to know what the white spots are on her nails, and you know they may have been caused by something you did. How do you respond?
Keywords: leukonychia Something to Talk About white spots
October 2, 2014
The nail toughening and repair product is being used by nail techs to treat cancer patients’ brittle nails, a side effect of chemotherapy.
Keywords: damaged nails IBX natural nail care
October 1, 2014
As a nail tech, you’re sure to have at least one client who’s the sensitive type. From onycholysis to itchy, dry cuticles, symptoms caused by allergies to common ingredients can range from mild to severe. Learn to spot these aggravating symptoms and treat them accordingly.
Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis contact dermatitis sensitive clients skin sensitivity
October 1, 2014
One in four women and one in nine men who walk through your salon door are potential victims of domestic violence. Read on to find out how can you spot it and what you should do about it.
Keywords: client health domestic violence Professional Beauty Association
October 1, 2014
This video demonstration shows you how to use and apply IBX and IBX Repair to give your polish-loving clients beautiful, smooth, and stronger natural nails.
Keywords: IBX nail repairs nail strengtheners natural nail care natural nail repairs
September 30, 2014
This video demonstration shows you how to apply IBX and IBX Repair on your gel-polish clients to help toughen natural nails.
Keywords: client health demo gel-polish IBX nail repairs
September 29, 2014
Is nail fungus contagious? NAILS spoke to former pharmacist and now podiatrist, Dr. Bill Danzeisen, to get to the sole of the matter.
Keywords: antifungals chemist's corner Dr. Bill Danzeisen feet nail diseases
September 23, 2014
Offering a solution to dry, over-stressed hands, feet, lips, and body, SpaRitual has introduced the Moisture Care Balm.
Keywords: moisturizer shea butter SpaRitual
September 19, 2014
You talk to your clients about nearly everything — but this is different. How do you talk to a client about foot odor? Well, now we’re getting personal.
Keywords: foot care foot odor foot soaks
September 16, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about some of the conditions that cause the appearance of stripes, bands, and ridges on the nails.
Keywords: Beau's lines Dr. Dana Stern erythronychia lichen planus Mee's lines
September 1, 2014
Clients who suffer from onychophagia (nail biting) can sustain a variety of problems ranging from infections to weakened teeth. Educate yourself about these conditions to help your clients take a bite out of their bad habit.
Keywords: client health nail biting
August 28, 2014
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. How about hosting a fundraiser?
Keywords: cancer fundraising hosting events women's health
August 25, 2014
A manicurist, educator, and holistic skin care manufacturer, Sheila Fredriksen recently launched FredieGirl, a hand and foot care brand built around the needs of clients with compromised health.
Keywords: cancer holistic natural ingredients
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.
Keywords: gel-polish UV light safety UV lights
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.
Keywords: client health foot care foot disorders pedicures