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Coping With Serious Illness: A Balancing Act in the Salon

December 19, 2014  | Article

When nail tech Erin Snyder Dixon found herself in a long battle with a life-threatening disease, she knew she had to make changes so she could continue to do the work she loves — but finding the best course of action was never easy.  

Keywords: health   nail technician  

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  

New Guidelines Aim to Protect Your Respiratory Health

November 20, 2014  | Article

When it comes to healthy salon air, the new magic number is three. The Nail Manufacturers Council recently updated its guidelines to recommend a three-zone protection approach for nail salons.

Keywords: HEPA   NMC   ventilation  

The Nail Superstore's Nail Dust Collector

November 18, 2014  | Video

Brenda Skermont shows The Nail Superstore's Nail Dust Collector.

Keywords: air filtration   air purification   air quality   The Nail Superstore  

Tammy Taylor: How to set up a nail station

November 5, 2014  | Video

Mary Stokas, director of education at Tammy Taylor Nails, shows how she sets up her manicure table.

Keywords: organization   organizing supplies   Tammy Taylor Nails   workstations  

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  

Doug Schoon Talks Nail Fungus, Nail Dehydrators

October 30, 2014  | Video

Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail.

 

If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail [email protected]. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   fungal infections   health   mold  

Vicki Peters Joins Medinail Advisory Board

October 28, 2014  | Article

Medinail Learning Center Welcomes Vicki Peters to its Advisory Board.

Keywords: Vicki Peters  

Mia Secret Offers Compact Dust Vacuum

October 28, 2014  | Article

Compact and easy to clean, the Nail Dust Vacuum Machine and Armrest from Mia Secret allows you to file and clean up dust residues at the same time.

Keywords: Mia Secret  

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  

Doug Schoon on Proper Salon Ventilation

October 24, 2014  | Video

Doug Schoon lays out in simple terms how to properly ventilate your salon. For more info on the PBA and NMC ventilation guidelines, click here for a PDF handout.

For more Doug Schoon videos please visit - http://facetofacewithdougschoon.com/

Keywords: air quality   Doug Schoon   ventilation  

New Rules for Utah Acrylic Techs

September 24, 2014  | News

Utah is phasing in a law requiring a source capture system at workstations where acrylics are applied.

Keywords: Utah   ventilation  

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  

Emotional Intelligence

August 20, 2014  | Article

What is it? Do you have it? Why does it matter in the salon?   

Keywords: mental health  

Personal Disability Insurance: Ask the Right Questions

July 25, 2014  | Article

Your ability to generate an income is precious. Personal disability insurance can help you retain that ability even if you’re sidelined by injury or illness. 

Keywords: disability insurance   insurance  

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