February 6, 2013
The invisible beachball-sized sphere of air that surrounds your face in all directions is a great place to start implementing efficient salon ventilation. NAILS walks you through all of the things you need to know, from what to look for in a ventilation system to how the components work to a few tweaks you can make in your day-to-day habits for extra protection. Get ready to breathe easy.
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February 1, 2013
A demo on how to properly apply and remove Hand and Nail Harmony's VitaGel.
Keywords: Gelish Hand & Nail Harmony
January 28, 2013
A corn is a horny growth of thickened skin, often with a central seed of hardened, dead skin cells.
Keywords: corns Under the Microscope
January 19, 2013
The American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine (ACFAOM), a medical specialty society affiliated with the American Podiatric Medical Association, recently began partnering with Medinail Learning Center (MLC), an online training system, to offer a comprehensive training and certification program for Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistants.
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January 18, 2013
When it comes to anti-aging products, “active ingredients can do more harm than good when too much is used.
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January 15, 2013
Alanna J. Wall is profiled in our February issue for the work she has done helping others. This video gives us a glimpse into her organization, Polished Girlz, and their efforts to provide manicures to girls who need it most.
January 4, 2013
In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.
Keywords: Dashing Diva pedicure sanitation salon sanitation
January 4, 2013
InStyle magazine dispelled a couple long-standing misconceptions about gel manicures this month and provided remedies on how to keep gel nails healthy.
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January 2, 2013
With pincer nails, an excessive curvature of the nail plate causes the nail to pinch into the soft tissue of the surrounding skin.
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December 26, 2012
Affordable and reliable, UV Gel Curing Bulbs from Purely Products are high-quality lamps for gel nail dryers and UV-curing lamps.
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December 26, 2012
According to a new informational brochure from the Nail Manufacturers Council on Safety, UV gel manicure products should only be applied to healthy nail plates and are best avoided if nail plates are overly thin, weak, or damaged.
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December 18, 2012
Learn to recognize changes in the skin that could indicate skin cancer and educate your clients about the importance of early treatment.
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December 5, 2012
It’s a manicure treatment in a glove and a pedicure treatment in a sock. Keratin Gloves and Socks from Bodipure contain an intensive emulsion formula to moisturize hands, soften cuticles, and strengthen nails in a small eco-friedly pouch.
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November 26, 2012
As winter approaches, it's important to keep hands hydrated. Redbook Mag's November 2012 issue put together a list of tips for soothing and smoothing when the temperature drops.
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November 21, 2012
This video, from the Local Hazardous Waste Program in King County, Washington, shows the measurement levels of common nail salon solvents in the air, both with and without source-capture ventilation.
Watch move videos on salon ventilation.
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