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Podiatrist-Owned CleanSpa Sets a Shining Example

February 22, 2013  | Article

CleanSpa is a partnership of a podiatrist and nail technicians in a new spa setting — the foot spa. Here, nail technicians have the opportunity to perform pedicures for people who not only need their services, but appreciate their special expertise.   

Keywords: podiatrists   salon profiles   salon sanitation  

Fancy Footrest Is Ergonomic

February 19, 2013  | Article

The new Gulfstream footrest is ergonomically designed with contoured footrest pads and an adjustable center pad to gently elevate the client’s feet, creating ease for both the technician and client.

Keywords: ergonomic furnishings   ergonomic products   ergonomics   Gulfstream Plastics   pedicure equipment  

San Francisco Recognizes Healthy Nail Salons

February 19, 2013  | Article

San Francisco’s Healthy Nail Salon Program aims to reward nail salons that make safer choices for their employees, customers, and the environment.

Keywords: chemical safety   product safety   working safely  

You Are Now Entering the Breathing Zone: Salon Ventilation Guide

February 6, 2013  | Article

The invisible beachball-sized sphere of air that surrounds your face in all directions is a great place to start implementing efficient salon ventilation. NAILS walks you through all of the things you need to know, from what to look for in a ventilation system to how the components work to a few tweaks you can make in your day-to-day habits for extra protection. Get ready to breathe easy.

Keywords: Aerovex Systems   Air Impurities Removal Systems   Alfalfa Nail Supply   Americanails   Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives  

Personal Trainer: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

January 22, 2013  | Article

Addressed early, there are at-home prevention and management techniques for carpal tunnel syndrome, though in certain cases, surgery may be needed.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   Personal Trainer  

Learn to Be a Podiatric Assistant

January 19, 2013  | Article

The American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine (ACFAOM), a medical specialty society affiliated with the American Podiatric Medical Association, recently began  partnering with Medinail Learning Center (MLC), an online training system, to offer a comprehensive training and certification program for Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistants.

Keywords: medispa services   podiatrists  

You Have Our Word

January 4, 2013  | Article

In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.

Keywords: Dashing Diva   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation  

Bulbs — Plus Germ Killer

December 26, 2012  | Article

Affordable and reliable, UV Gel Curing Bulbs from Purely Products are high-quality lamps for gel nail dryers and UV-curing lamps.

Keywords: UV lights  

Sustainability Guide

December 7, 2012  | Article

If you’re serious about bringing sustainability to the salon, the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas (NAEFSS) can help.

Keywords: green salons   NAEFSS  

How to Request an OSHA On-Site Consultation

December 7, 2012  | Article

OSHA  recently provided salons with a handy guide called "Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures," but did you know that you can also request a free on-site consultation for your salon?

Keywords: OSHA   salon safety   working safely  

No More Looking Down

December 5, 2012  | Article

Success came at a price for nail tech Carrie Bomar. After spending countless hours each day looking down at clients’ hands, her neck began to hurt, a result of the posture most nail technicians assume.

Keywords: ergonomic furnishings   ergonomic products   ergonomics   manicure tables  

Client Armrest by Nail Props Inc.

November 30, 2012  | Video

Nail Props Inc. explains the uses and benefits of their client arm rest.

Keywords: salon furnishings  

American Dawn Colored Altima Nail Towels

November 21, 2012  | Product

With more than 17 color options, the towels can blend in perfectly with any design scheme.

How Ventilation Reduces Solvents in Nail Salons

November 21, 2012  | Video

This video, from the Local Hazardous Waste Program in King County, Washington, shows the measurement levels of common nail salon solvents in the air, both with and without source-capture ventilation.

Watch move videos on salon ventilation.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   chemical safety   ventilation  

Less Stress

November 20, 2012  | Article

Along with an increase of goodwill, the holidays often usher in an elevated level of anxiety. This year, take steps to create a season filled with more merry and less stress.  

Keywords: minimizing stress   stress   stress relief   stress-free holidays  

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