May 16, 2014
Ah, the elusive goal of balance. How do we achieve it? Instead of epic goals and aggressive life change, let’s look at what you can do now…today.
Keywords: health scheduling work life balance
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
November 22, 2013
Aerovex Systems' Nails Source Capture System with new Healthy Air Technology is the next generation in nail salon ventilation technology. The new portable air ventilation system is built to protect the breathing zones of nail technicians and prevent overexposure to monomer, acetone, and associated acrylic vapors and dusts.
Keywords: Aerovex Systems air filtration client health health healthy working
November 15, 2010
San Francisco’s newly passed Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance is intended to address occupational health hazards among the city’s more than 200 nail salons and 1,800 nail technicians. This ordinance establishes a voluntary recognition program for salons that use polishes and top and base coats that are “three-free.”
Keywords: health ingredients legislation
February 1, 2009
Exfoliative Keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels. Though there's no cure all for the treatment of EK, a proper and consistent management strategy could give clients relief.
Keywords: health skin conditions skin sensitivity
December 1, 2008
When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.
Keywords: customer service health natural nail care skin conditions special needs clients
September 1, 2008
Your client is the type who believes everything she hears. If it’s published on the Internet, it must be true, right? Luckily, you know better. Educate your clients on the truth behind 10 common nail misconceptions with this convenient handout.
Keywords: disinfection health nail diseases salon sanitation
July 1, 2007
Balancing work and home life can be a tough task in many professions, and nail techs are often susceptible to last minute appointments and closing time squeeze-ins. NAILS asked salon professionals if it is possible to maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life, and if so, how have they managed to do it.
Keywords: health healthy working preventing burnout stress time management
February 1, 2007
Spa goers want to see cosmetic and health benefits from their beauty treatments.
Keywords: health medical pedicures skin care spas
September 1, 2005
Although this skin condition cannot be cured, there are ways to keep it under control. Keeping hands, feet, and nails well moisturized and well groomed can help alleviate the itchiness and scaliness associated with psoriasis.
Keywords: client health dry skin health psoriasis skin diseases
May 1, 2003
Should nail files be disinfected or tossed after one use? That’s been a hotly debated subject for some time. A group of scientific and nail industry experts may finally have the answer.
Keywords: health implement disinfection nail files
October 1, 2000
“I’d estimate that nine out of 10 of my diabetic patients have found relief from foot pain by wearing magnetic insoles.”
Keywords: health healthy working working with doctors
July 1, 2000
Overweight? Get too little exercise? Eat more fatty foods than you know you should? Smoke? Cholesterol a little (or a lot) high?
Keywords: eating healthy health healthy working hearts women's health
June 1, 1993
Although structurally small, the cuticle plays an important role in maintaining the integrity and function of the nail and its surrounding tissues.
Keywords: cuticle treatments cuticles fungal infections health