October 4, 2011
Achy shoulders, numb thumbs, sore muscles, and persistent exhaustion. Sometimes aches and pain seem like an unavoidable by-product of doing nails. One nail tech disagrees.
Keywords: ergonomics exercise
September 16, 2011
These two unique patented products remove callus with a curved surface to work around the contours of the feet.
Keywords: foot files pedicure products
September 9, 2011
This month, InStyle produced a list of 10 ways to look more polished — "maintaining your manicure" made it to the top, at number four.
Keywords: manicures polish
August 29, 2011
What would it look like if all magazines were nail magazines? We re-imagined 11 popular consumer magazines — from Modern Bride to Natural Health to Smart Money — to predict what they might look geared toward the nail world.
August 5, 2011
Think you know a lot about protecting the planet and being eco-conscious in the salon? Take this quiz to see what your green report card looks like.
Keywords: environmentally friendly salons green business green salons recycling
July 26, 2011
Working on the hands and feet can cause skin to become dry, so Frais Towelettes are perfect for nail technicians because they instantly rehydrate the skin back to its natural beauty.
Keywords: all-natural dry skin skin care vegan products
July 26, 2011
The Restorer Salon Air Cleaner from CCT Industries reduces gases and odors produced by nail and hair services.
Keywords: air filtration air purification
July 26, 2011
Help is at hand for techs who suffer from overworked, tired, and sore muscles. The Hand, Foot & Body Massage Tools Professional Kit from The Nail Superstore is comprised of nine ergonomically correct massage tools to be used during manicures, pedicures, or body massage.
Keywords: ergonomic products implements massage massage products
June 24, 2011
Sure, human trafficking might not be a subject you expect to see in the pages of NAILS, but it is happening in some nail salons right here in the United States. And thanks to one New York-based salon owner who is shedding light on the sad situation, maybe as an industry we can take a stand and do something about it.
Keywords: nail techs doing good On My Mind working safely
June 22, 2011
It is estimated that during the years of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade 12 million people were enslaved. Today, the estimate is 27 million worldwide. Some of those slaves are working in nail salons, and one nail tech has had enough.
Keywords: nail techs doing good working safely
June 22, 2011
Shape featured a woman’s story about her battle with MRSA.
Keywords: MRSA salon sanitation staph infections sterlize
May 21, 2011
When it comes to improving salon ventilation, Salon Pure Air/Air Impurities Removal Systems offers products such as the Salon Pure Air, which captures air contaminants directly at the source and safely removes them before clean air is released into the room.
Keywords: air filtration Air Impurities Removal Systems ventilation
May 20, 2011
A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.
Keywords: pedicure equipment pedicure safety pedicure sanitation pedicure spas
May 19, 2011
Sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to potential hazards associated with work in the nail industry. With persuasive voices on both sides of the issue, we wondered how many of you feel you are jeopardizing your health by working in the salon.
Keywords: allergic reactions chemical safety chemicals healthy working ventilation
April 19, 2011
For optimum ergonomics, efficiency, and function, the Eat My Dust nail vent from Nail Innovationz increases workspace and mobility by connecting through the underside of the desk top.
Keywords: air filtration air purification ventilation working safely