April 1, 2001
Heating up acetone in a microwave causes a fire that damages the salon and injures a nail technician.
July 1, 2000
NAILS has learned from correspondence from the U.S.-based Nail manufacturers Council and an interview with industry chemist Dough Schoon that an ingredient commonly found in acrylic systems called benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is under scrutiny in several European countries because of a regulatory classification issue.
September 1, 1998
Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.
March 1, 1998
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.
September 1, 1997
The nail industry is beginning to understand the dangers of methyl methacrylate. But more nail technicians need to take action.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
Where the nail growth begins; it is embedded underneath the skin at the base of the nail.
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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