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Never Be Fined Again

April 24, 2013  | Article

Just one citation from your state board could have you floundering for cash (and turning red in the face from the humiliation of signing the violation form). NAILS contacted the U.S. states with the largest numbers of nail salons to find out what the most common violations are — and how you can make sure your salon is in the clear.

Keywords: MMA   pedicure spa cleaning   salon violations   state licensing   unlicensed salons  

Iowa Targets 550 Salons in Inspection Campaign

March 1, 2007  | Article

The most common violation  was unlicensed service providers, says state board inspectors. 

Keywords: inspections   Iowa   MMA   salon inspections   salon violations  

Salon Infections Prompt Warnings, Rule Changes in Several States

May 1, 2006  | Article

iIn South Carolina, the Board of Cosmetology issued an alert to licensees, reminding them of the proper disinfecting procedures for footbaths after two salon patrons received skin infections from whirlpool pedicure spas in two different salons.

Keywords: MMA   salon sanitation   Texas   Texas salons  

Utah Increases Licensure Hours, Bans MMA

March 11, 2005  | News

Beginning January 1, 2006, would-be nail technicians in Utah will have to stay in school a little longer. The state passed legislation increasing licensure hours from 200 to 300. In addition, the state banned MMA and also clarified the definition for nail techs to work on the hands, feet, and nails.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   MMA   state licensing  

Actively Involved

March 1, 2004  | Article

There’s more to the nail industry than just doing nails. Take it from these four nail technicians who have pushed industry activism to a whole new level. Whether getting involved with their state board, working to ban MMA, or pushing for licensing, they all have one thing in mind: to better the industry for all.

Keywords: legislation   MMA  

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

December 1, 2001  | Article

A jury in Roanoke, Va., didn’t cane that the owners of a nail salon said they didn’t know they were using MMA and slapped them with a $150,000 judgment. If a “reasonable” nail tech would do it, you’d better be doing it too, or you could be held liable.

Keywords: California   client health   lawsuits   legalities   MMA  

Bonn vs. MMA: She’s going the distance

December 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

Tech Takes Action on MMA

May 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: discount salons   MMA  

CIR Re-Examines Ethyl Methacrylate/ Methacrylate Acid

March 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: EMA   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council  

Just My Opinion: MMA, New York State, and Me

February 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm   MMA  

Delaware Bans MMA, Forms Task Force

December 1, 1998  | Article

The Delaware State Legislature passed two of approximately 14 proposed bills that would impact cosmetologists, barbers, and nail technicians.

Keywords: MMA   state legislation  

States Begin to Tackle MMA

September 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

New MMA Testing Kit Available

August 1, 1998  | Article

OPI makes it easier to find out whether your acrylics contain MMA with a salon kit.

Keywords: MMA   OPI Products  

Nail Association Seeks Industry Preservation

May 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: associations   licensing   MMA  

Salon Owners Take Aim Against MMA Use

February 1, 1998  | Article

Fed up with nails damaged by the use of MMA, 40 salon owners launch a grassroots campaign to educate consumers.

Keywords: MMA   Renee Borowy  

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