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The Three Greatest Challenges Facing the Nail Business

February 1, 2009  | Article

From lack of training to sanitation lapses to treating medical conditions, it’s time for nail techs to come together and raise standards in these all-important areas. Industry chemist Doug Schoon discusses what he sees as the three greatest challenges facing our business and what we can do — as an industry — to face them.

Keywords: business tools   CND   disinfection   keeping your business competitive  

Let's Get Healthy

September 11, 2008  | News

Join NAILS editor Hannah Lee as she blogs and journeys her way to "become a healthier person." Swap encouragement, recipes, and experiences with others in the nail industry as we challenge ourselves to live healthier, fitter lives.

Keywords: CND   exercise  

You Can Help Fight Breast Cancer, Starting at ISSE

February 2, 2007  | News

The “Nail Community Cares” campaign to fight breast cancer needs volunteers to help spread the word and peddle its signature pink high-shine buffers.

Keywords: breast cancer awareness   charity   CND   Kupa   OPI Products  

Going Primerless

June 1, 2006  | Article

When acrylic nail systems first became available on drugstore shelves, and statistics came out stating the number of children accidentally burned by primer — more than 500 over four years — the manufacturers noticed.

Keywords: CND   Doug Schoon   EZ Flow   Gari-Dawn Tingler   primers  

In a Female-Dominated Industry, We're Hard Hit by Breast Cancer

May 1, 2000  | Article

One out of every nine women will develop breast cancer, which means one in nine nail techs will probably develop breast cancer too. The beauty industry has rallied behind the cause of awareness and research, but how does our industry of predominantly women address the disease on a personal level?

Keywords: breast cancer awareness   CND   healthy working  

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, So Be Aware!

October 1, 1998  | Article

For the occasion of the City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award, honoring Jan Nordstrom Arnold and Jim Nordstrom of Creative Nail Design, everyone wore at least a hint of pink -- even the guys.

Keywords: As I See It   breast cancer awareness   CND   Develop 10   Galaxy Nail Products  

Back to Nature - Examining "Natural" Ingredients

March 1, 1998  | Article

If ingredients sound good enough (and safe enough) to eat, then most people assume they’re good enough to be used on the body…including nails.

Keywords: antioxidants   chemicals   CND   Doug Schoon   jojoba  

No Animals Allowed

November 1, 1997  | Article

Animals have no business in the salon, and for some beauty manufacturers, they have no business in research laboratories, either.

Keywords: CND   Doug Schoon   eco-conscious products   OPI Products   Orly  

Eating Carrots Will Make Your Nails Stronger ... and Other Nail Myths

March 1, 1997  | Article

There are just about as many myths circulating about nail care as there are Elvis’ whereabouts. As a nail technician you have a responsibility to your clients to know what constitutes good nail care practice … and what is just plain hogwash.


Keywords: CND   fungus   nail diseases   polish  

Creative Gets a “Radical” Patent

October 1, 1996  | Article

After three years of paperwork and examiner reviews, Creative Nail Design Systems has acquired a patent for its Radical Solarnail acrylic system.

Keywords: CND   legislation   patents  

Top Coats: The Crowning Glory

May 1, 1995  | Article

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?

Keywords: CND   fast dry top coats   how products are made   NSI   OPI Products  

Understanding Nail Infections

June 1, 1983  | Article

What causes troublesome infections, and what to do about them. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   CND   Dr. Stuart Nordstrom   fungus   health  

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