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Healthy Living: Yoga for Nail Techs

March 12, 2015  | Article

If your neck is sore, your back is tight, and you’re cranky from sitting all day, it might be time to put a little “om” in your manicure chair.

Keywords: healthy working   yoga  

Stay Fit While You Sit

March 1, 2015  | Article

The latest studies prove it: The more you sit, the less you’re fit. As a nail tech who sits most of the day, you might have come to see your job as a fitness foe. NAILS looks at the research on sitting and suggests ways you can get out of the chair to stand up for your health.

Keywords: chairs   ergonomics   exercise   health   healthy working  

More Harmonious Workplace, Happier You

February 17, 2015  | Article

When taught in a business environment, Transcendental Meditation has been linked to reductions in absenteeism, ill health, and stress, and increases in focus and productivity.

Keywords: healthy working   mental health  

Healthy Living: Salon Stress-Busting

January 28, 2015  | Article

Is your salon atmosphere harrowing and tense? Are you a stress case most of the day? NAILS takes a look at the phenomenon of frenzy and explores some workable solutions.

Keywords: healthy working   minimizing stress   SpaRitual  

Client of the Month:The Nail Tech

December 23, 2014  | Article

You might think that another nail tech would be critical of your work, but performing services on her shouldn’t be intimidating as long as you follow the same procedure you would with any valued client. Review these common nail tech health and nail issues, and follow some helpful tips so your client can relax and be on the receiving end of an enjoyable, soothing nail service for a change.

Keywords: client health   healthy working   tech-to-tech sharing  

Tru-Align Undoes the Day’s Damage

November 26, 2014  | Article

The Tru-Align Body System from Kacelia can be used for 20 minutes at the end of your workday to ease back and neck pain and correct posture and alignment.

Keywords: ergonomic products   healthy working   posture  

A Pain in the Wrist: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 1, 2014  | Article

Nail techs are especially vulnerable to hand and wrist maladies, particularly carpal tunnel syndrome. Educating yourself about its symptoms and causes can help you prevent, treat, or resolve an existing condition.    

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   health   healthy working  

Associated Nail Professionals Is Here to Help

October 28, 2014  | Article

Associated Nail Professionals is a new organization established to support and protect the careers of nail professionals.

Keywords: associations   healthy working   insurance  

Carpal Tunnel Exercise by Vicki Peters

September 16, 2014  | Video

Vicki Peters demonstrates an effective exercise to help alleviate the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   healthy working   Vicki Peters  

Nouveau Nail Premium Nail Care Towels

June 10, 2014  | Product

The towels are lint-free, strong, disposable, and absorbent.

Keywords: client health   healthy working   salon sanitation  

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  

Whistle While You Work

February 21, 2014  | Article

Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.

Keywords: customer service   ergonomics   healthy working   learning new techniques   Personal Trainer  

Supercharged Nutrition

February 13, 2014  | Article

For many nail techs, busy days filled with caring for clients leaves little time for self-care. But with a little know-how and a bit of planning, you can boost your energy and dramatically improve your health by eating right.

Keywords: healthy working   nutrition   women's health  

Personal Trainer: Age-Related Hearing Loss

December 25, 2013  | Article

It may not play a part in your life yet, but age-related hearing loss is likely to affect you or someone you love. Seek treatment early to avoid feelings of isolation and depression.

Keywords: aging nail technicians   healthy working   Personal Trainer   women's health  

Aerovex Systems' Healthy Air Ventilation System

November 22, 2013  | Video

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  
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