August 29, 2011
What would it look like if all magazines were nail magazines? We re-imagined 11 popular consumer magazines — from Modern Bride to Natural Health to Smart Money — to predict what they might look geared toward the nail world.
August 5, 2011
Think you know a lot about protecting the planet and being eco-conscious in the salon? Take this quiz to see what your green report card looks like.
Keywords: environmentally friendly salons green business green salons recycling
July 26, 2011
Working on the hands and feet can cause skin to become dry, so Frais Towelettes are perfect for nail technicians because they instantly rehydrate the skin back to its natural beauty.
Keywords: all-natural dry skin Frais skin care vegan products
July 26, 2011
The Restorer Salon Air Cleaner from CCT Industries reduces gases and odors produced by nail and hair services.
Keywords: air filtration air purification CCT Industries
July 26, 2011
Help is at hand for techs who suffer from overworked, tired, and sore muscles. The Hand, Foot & Body Massage Tools Professional Kit from The Nail Superstore is comprised of nine ergonomically correct massage tools to be used during manicures, pedicures, or body massage.
Keywords: ergonomic products massage massage products tools
June 24, 2011
Sure, human trafficking might not be a subject you expect to see in the pages of NAILS, but it is happening in some nail salons right here in the United States. And thanks to one New York-based salon owner who is shedding light on the sad situation, maybe as an industry we can take a stand and do something about it.
Keywords: nail techs doing good On My Mind working safely
June 22, 2011
It is estimated that during the years of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade 12 million people were enslaved. Today, the estimate is 27 million worldwide. Some of those slaves are working in nail salons, and one nail tech has had enough.
Keywords: nail techs doing good working safely
June 22, 2011
Shape featured a woman’s story about her battle with MRSA.
Keywords: MRSA salon sanitation sanitation staph infections sterlize
May 21, 2011
When it comes to improving salon ventilation, Salon Pure Air/Air Impurities Removal Systems offers products such as the Salon Pure Air, which captures air contaminants directly at the source and safely removes them before clean air is released into the room.
Keywords: air filtration Air Impurities Removal Systems Salon Pure Air ventilation
May 20, 2011
A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.
Keywords: pedicure equipment pedicure safety pedicure sanitation pedicure spas
May 19, 2011
Sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to potential hazards associated with work in the nail industry. With persuasive voices on both sides of the issue, we wondered how many of you feel you are jeopardizing your health by working in the salon.
Keywords: allergic reactions chemical safety chemicals healthy working ventilation
April 19, 2011
For optimum ergonomics, efficiency, and function, the Eat My Dust nail vent from Nail Innovationz increases workspace and mobility by connecting through the underside of the desk top.
Keywords: air filtration air purification ventilation working safely
March 29, 2011
The Valentino Beauty Pure is a nail dust collector and an at-the-source air filtration system in one. All nail dust and odors are eliminated after being pulled down through a state-of-the-art filter, leaving nothing but clean air, says the company.
Keywords: air purification healthy working
February 27, 2011
Cuccio Naturalé’s 24-hour time-released body butters will not only delight clients suffering from dry, flaky, and chapped skin, they will ease the discomfort of nail techs and hairstylists who are often more prone to skin irritations because of the wet work and the multitude of chemicals that are involved with the job.
Keywords: body butter Cuccio Naturale dry skin
February 15, 2011
Join Doug Schoon and friends on an amazing journey in the fight to end breast cancer. The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure is a 60-mile walk over the course of three days.
Keywords: breast cancer awareness Doug Schoon