November 1, 2010
Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.
April 1, 2010
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects more than eight million Americans and can be an early sign of blocked arteries in the body that can lead to heart attacks. Find out how you can spot PAD in clients and how you should advise them.
September 1, 2009
Because alopecia areata is known to make an appearance on the nails, techs should be aware of this emotional, and often life-altering, disease.
August 10, 2009
Chemist Doug Schoon discusses fear-based marketing in the beauty industry.
August 1, 2009
Help your clients look young again with these anti-aging and rejuvenating treatments.
Nail technicians should be aware of Raynaud's Disease which produces a stark change in the look of fingers and toes.
July 1, 2009
A woman was seriously injured when a bowl of acetone ignited.
June 1, 2009
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may need not only the attention of a good nail tech, but also an appointment with a professional who can help with behavior modification.
May 1, 2009
Woodward Lab's kit helps diagnose toenail and fingernail fungus in the privacy of your own home.
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can be itchy, painful and leave permanent scars.
April 1, 2009
Spoon nails are a common nail abnormality that can be easily overlooked because the mildest cases are hard to recognize. But be observant; early detection can alert clients to the early stages of a more serious medical condition.
It's hard to believe that the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client.
December 22, 2008
Spa Complete One-Step Disinfectant brings hospital-grade cleaning and disinfection to your salon, eliminating the need for other costly and time-consuming products.
October 1, 2008
Melanoma rates have risen 50% among young women in the United States since 1980 and researchers theorize that the trend might be related to an increase in the use of tanning beds along with exposure to the sun.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
Also called a hardener; applied to the natural nail before the base coat.
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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