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Stop Hand Pain

January 1, 1999  | Article

Stop Hand Pain Before It Stops You

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   repetitive motion injuries   work-related injuries  

Managing Your Stress

November 1, 1998  | Article

Lessen anxiety and maximize job enjoyment by overcoming five basic stressors.

Keywords: minimizing stress  

Can I Work While I’m Pregnant?

November 1, 1998  | Article

Research is still inconclusive regarding a link between chemicals used in the salon and certain birth defects, but don’t take chances. Experts agree that common- sense precautions substantially reduce any potential risks.

Keywords: working while pregnant  

Protecting Working Hands

November 1, 1998  | Article

Protecting oneself against chemical absorption at the salon starts with the simple practice of wearing gloves, or applying a barrier cream, or both.

Keywords: hand care   working safely  

Contacts Pose Special Problems

November 1, 1998  | Article

Filing dust, clippings, aerosol sprays, and especially chemical splashes and vapors make wearing contact lenses in the salon potentially hazardous. How can you protect your precious eyesight?

Keywords: eye safety   healthy working  

To Mask or Not to Mask?

November 1, 1998  | Article

Explain to your clients that acrylic vapors aren't harmful to them; they just smell bad.

Keywords: masks   Nail Manufacturers Council   working safely  

Still Beating the Odds - A Nail Technician Fighting Cancer

October 1, 1998  | Article

This October, Lesa Perry and her sister Vickie Johnson will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their salon, For Your Nails Only, in Brentwood, Tenn. But Perry will also be celebrating the gift of life — her own.

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, So Be Aware!

October 1, 1998  | Article

For the occasion of the City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award, honoring Jan Nordstrom Arnold and Jim Nordstrom of Creative Nail Design, everyone wore at least a hint of pink -- even the guys.

Keywords: As I See It   breast cancer awareness   CND   Develop 10   Galaxy Nail Products  

The Nail Doctor

September 1, 1998  | Article

This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.

Keywords: allergic reactions   antifungals   effects of medications on nails   fungal infections   peeling nails  

The Nail Doctor

June 1, 1998  | Article

The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting. 

Keywords: bacterial infections   circulation disorders   elderly clients   fungal infections   lunula  

The Nail Doctor

April 1, 1998  | Article

The Nail Doctor explains what those white nails spots mean, and the causes of brittle nail syndrome. 

Keywords: brittle nail syndrome   brittle nails   leukonychia   The Nail Doctor  

The Battle Against Burnout

April 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: combatting burnout   preventing burnout  

Calm Yourself During Stress Awareness Month

April 1, 1998  | Article

NAILS asked a group of nail technicians what they do to unwind and keep stress at bay.

Keywords: combatting burnout   minimizing stress  

I Hurt All Over? It Might Be Fibromyalgia

April 1, 1998  | Article

At first she thought she might have a cold or the flu, but when her symptoms persisted, and then it got worse, Bricker visited her doctor. After many visits, she was finally diagnosed.

Keywords: women's health  

MSDS Intelligence

March 1, 1998  | Article

If you are a salon owner and don’t have proper MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) documentation, not only are you doing yourself and your clients a disservice, but you also risk getting into hot water with your local OSHA agency.

Keywords: MSDS  

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