September 1, 1997
The nail industry is beginning to understand the dangers of methyl methacrylate. But more nail technicians need to take action.
Gels are highly sensitive and tricky to produce. Keeping strict control over temperature and environment is critical for product quality.
August 1, 1997
Thanks to technology old heavy UV lamps have given way to today's sleek and quick models. Their production is subjected to rigorous quality control.
May 1, 1997
How much can there be to manufacturing a tiny nail decal or a thin sliver of striping tape? Take a look—you’ll be surprised.
July 1, 1995
Alpha hydroxy acids are in all kinds of skin care products, but what can they do for nail care? NAILS found out.
May 1, 1995
Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?
December 1, 1994
The cuticle is more delicate and more important to healthy nails and fingers than previously thought.
September 1, 1994
In a recent column. Dear Abby was asked to put an old rumor to rest.
July 1, 1994
Despite years of legal wrangling and the instigation of new scientific studies, the safety risk of toluene is not yet clear. NAILS talks to the parties involved in the lawsuit about this important industry issue.
July 1, 1993
A California court must decide whether toluene in nail polish poses a sufficient health hazard to consumers and nail technicians to require warning labels.
January 1, 1993
October 1, 1992
The EPA and FDA play important roles in monitoring chemical use in the United States, but they may not offer as much protection as you think.
November 1, 1991
Only 32% of nail technicians have Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for the products they use.
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