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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March 20, 2013
While the strain on the neck may be an unavoidable drawback to the job, neck pain doesn’t need to be.
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March 14, 2013
Ultronics’ Ultracare for Hands is an alcohol-free, waterless antiseptic handwash that is non-drying and non-irritating for sensitive hands.
Keywords: handwashing Ultronics
March 1, 2013
Due to long hours in a seated position, often straining forward or at a twisted angle, it’s likely you will suffer lower back pain at some point in your nail career.
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February 28, 2013
Though it’s no laughing matter, when you are ready to pull your hair out and run screaming from the salon, it’s time to rethink your strategy. Take this quick quiz to find new ways to deal with day-to-day stressors in the salon.
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February 22, 2013
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
February 19, 2013
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.
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February 19, 2013
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
February 6, 2013
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.
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January 22, 2013
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
January 19, 2013
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
January 4, 2013
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
December 26, 2012
Affordable and reliable, UV Gel Curing Bulbs from Purely Products are high-quality lamps for gel nail dryers and UV-curing lamps.
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December 7, 2012
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
December 7, 2012
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?
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