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A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Nails and Chemotherapy

July 11, 2016  | Article

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  

Nipple Sparing Reconstruction

August 4, 2015  | Video

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  

How to Support a Client With Cancer

December 29, 2014  | Article

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  

Teal Is the Color of Ovarian Cancer Awareness

August 28, 2014  | Article

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. How about hosting a fundraiser?

Keywords: cancer   fundraising   hosting events   women's health  

New Line Targets Clients With Compromised Health

August 25, 2014  | Article

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  

Client of the Month: The Cancer Patient

July 7, 2014  | Article

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  

Is Ours a Risky Business?

April 16, 2014  | Article

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  

New Mobile and Web Makeover Tool for Cancer Patients

February 21, 2014  | News

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.

Keywords: cancer  

Clients with Cancer

May 17, 2013  | Article

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  

Nail Advice for Clients with Cancer

March 22, 2013  | Video

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

Keywords: at-home maintenance   cancer  

UV Nail Lamps Do Not Increase Skin Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

February 19, 2013  | Article

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  

A.I.I. Puts its Best Foot Forward

August 22, 2012  | Article

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  

Look Good…Feel Better

August 21, 2012  | Article

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.

Keywords: cancer  

Oncology Training Available for Techs

July 23, 2012  | Article

In April, Nontoxique and non-profit Spa4ThePink completed the first of many planned manicurist oncology trainings.

Keywords: cancer   education  

On My Mind: A Personal Story About Personal Touch

April 19, 2011  | Article

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  

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