July 1, 1995
Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.
May 1, 1995
Various bills have been introduced that, if passed, would affect nail technicians and salon owners in several states.
April 1, 1995
February 1, 1995
As of December 31, 1994 nail technicians practicing in Illinois without a cosmetology license need to have a nail technician’s license.
October 1, 1994
Manufacturers who sell artificial nail products to the general public are putting the user’s safety, the viability of the professional industry, and the reputation of their own company at risk.
The Palm Beach County, Fla., School Board has cancelled the nail program in its vocational schools until ventilation problems are resolved.
Current state law says private cosmetology schools can have as many as 25 students per instructor.
Proposed new language spells out whether it’s okay to war blouses, shirts, sweaters, smokes, dresses, pants, jeans, T-shirts, and Bermuda, walking, and jeans shorts.
August 1, 1994
If ever the time was ripe for a national standard for nail technician licensing, it is now.
July 1, 1994
Manicurists in Delaware are now called nail technicians
May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
In a partial victory for professional polish manufacturers, the California State Attorney General’s office ruled in late February that professional polish manufacturers are not required by California’s Proposition 65 to warn retail consumers and salon customers that nail polish contains toluene.
March 1, 1994
The challenge was a lawsuit brought by the consumer action group As You Sow against companies that use the solvent toluene in their nail polish.
March 1, 1993
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
A family of monomers used in several types of nail enhancement systems.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
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