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The Nail Doctor

February 1, 1999  | Article

The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage. 

Keywords: biotin   brittle nail syndrome   effects of medications on nails   elderly clients   formaldehyde-free products  

Fighting Nail Tech Spread

February 1, 1999  | Article

You’ve been sitting all day serving clients. You don’t have time to grab more than a candy bar for lunch. The gym is not even an option since you need to rush home to make dinner for the kids. Sound familiar? Read on for some in-salon workout tips.

Keywords: ergonomics   healthy working  

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

February 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm   MMA  

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  

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