July 11, 2016
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the effects of chemotherapy on the nail and the precautions you should take if a client has cancer.
Keywords: cancer chemotherapy clients with cancer onycholysis Something to Talk About
August 4, 2015
A new study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery asserts that more breast cancer patients can now qualify for a complex nipple-saving surgery.
Keywords: breast cancer awareness cancer healthy working
December 29, 2014
It’s hard to know the etiquette for supporting a client — or coworker — in her battle against cancer.
Keywords: breast cancer awareness cancer client health
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
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.
Keywords: cancer client health
April 16, 2014
After almost three decades, a rare diagnosis prompts one nail tech to ask the question, “Is this related to my work?” In an effort to shed some light on difficult questions, we did some digging and asked some questions of our own.
Keywords: cancer health healthy working
February 21, 2014
Look Good Feel Better, the free, global program that helps people address the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment, has launched new web and mobile makeover tools designed specifically for people undergoing cancer treatment and recovery.
May 17, 2013
Be a bright spot in the lives of clients undergoing cancer treatments with these tips on how to care for these customers, body and soul.
Keywords: cancer charity continuing education special needs clients waterless manicures
March 22, 2013
Look Good Feel Better, which provides beauty services to women with cancer, offers these tips for hand, foot, and nail maintenance for clients with cancer. Learn more at http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org.
Keywords: at-home maintenance cancer
February 19, 2013
UV nail lamps do not appear to significantly increase the lifetime risk of keratinocyte carcinoma — a type of non-melanoma skin cancer — in consumers, reports a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
Keywords: cancer product safety skin cancer UV light safety UV lights
August 22, 2012
In May, a team of American International Industries (A.I.I.) employees, friends, and family members joined over 30,000 participants for the EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women.
Keywords: American International Industries cancer charity
August 21, 2012
Look Good…Feel Better is a free, non-medical, national public service program dedicated to helping women with cancer cope with the appearance-related side effects of the illness and treatment.
July 23, 2012
In April, Nontoxique and non-profit Spa4ThePink completed the first of many planned manicurist oncology trainings.
Keywords: cancer education
April 19, 2011
As service providers in the beauty industry, you have the opportunity to touch your clients' (and their familes') lives. Editor Hannah Lee shares her personal story.
Keywords: cancer client health customer service Mother's Day On My Mind