August 19, 2013
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You might be ready to put flu season and the hyper-vigilance behind you, but before you do, consider the places that some nasty bacteria and viruses hang out waiting to make a comeback.
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August 19, 2013
If filing debris has you down, Erica’s ATA may have just the thing. Its NV210 is a portable vacuum system that can be easily moved around the salon from nail station to pedi tub.
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August 17, 2013
Though more than 100 types of arthritis exist, two are most familiar: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic autoimmune disease. Osteoarthritis, on the other hand, is often referred to as a “wear-and-tear” disease. Because of the repetitive nature of their work, nail techs are at risk to develop this form of arthritis over the course of their careers.
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August 16, 2013
Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.
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August 14, 2013
Check out these four ways to get your mojo back when you’re singing the blues. Your body and mind will thank you, and you’ll be able to enjoy your career in the nail industry for years to come.
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August 5, 2013
The company’s new Generation III table model delivers a smaller solution for harmful dust and odors.
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July 29, 2013
A nail technician and artist for 33 years, Tina Panariello has written about her struggles to succeed in this industry in an autobiography.
June 20, 2013
On top of a full day at the salon, we ride in the car, sit at the computer, watch TV, and interact with our phones. It’s a full day of poor posture, where our shoulders are pulled forward instead of held straight. Avoid the pain that is likely to develop by strengthening and stretching the upper back muscles.
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June 18, 2013
Founded in 2004 by the late Dr. Dennis Arnold, the International Pedicure Association advocates safe pedicuring through education and support for its members. Membership in the organization demonstrates to your clients and peers your commitment and dedication to providing safe professional pedicuring services.
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June 17, 2013
Since 1988, Aerovex Systems has developed innovative products to provide proper ventilation appropriate for all salon chemical services. Now Aerovex is unveiling two new state-of-the-art Salon Source Capture Ventilation Systems featuring “Healthy Air” technologies. The new “Healthy Air” source capture ventilation systems combine eHEPA technology with enhanced activated carbon filtration.
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June 17, 2013
The Pampered Perch hand and foot support was developed by nail tech Theresa Cantu to hold clients’ hands and feet in position while she worked on their manicures and pedicures free from back, neck, and arm stress.
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June 1, 2013
Shoulder pain is a common complaint among techs due to the nature of our posture: In a typical day, we can spend hours hunched over a desk or a pedi tub.
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April 30, 2013
Any time you see “itis” attached to a word, you know it means “inflamed” or “swollen.” Wrist tendonitis, then, is the inflammation of the tendons in the wrist. Though painful and potentially restrictive, tendonitis is reversible with adequate commitment to treatment and time.
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April 14, 2013
Candice Everest, owner of Panache Nail Studio in Stanwood, Wash., bowls clients over with her sanitation-conscious procedures — not to mention her organizational abilities.
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March 26, 2013
The Pampered Perch improves the technician’s hand position, helping prevent conditions such as ganglion cysts or carpal tunnel syndrome in wrists.
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