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.
Keywords: Aerovex Systems Air Impurities Removal Systems Alfalfa Nail Supply Americanails Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives
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.
Keywords: UV lights
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?
Keywords: OSHA salon safety working safely
December 5, 2012
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
November 30, 2012
Nail Props Inc. explains the uses and benefits of their client arm rest.
Keywords: salon furnishings
November 21, 2012
With more than 17 color options, the towels can blend in perfectly with any design scheme.
November 21, 2012
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
November 20, 2012
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
November 19, 2012
Erica of EricasATA Inc. shares how to assemble and use the company's nail vacuum system.
Keywords: electric file safety Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives ventilation
November 2, 2012
Science and Light Technology has developed a new sterilization system that utilizes UV light to purge 99.99% of bacteria, mold, and viruses from salon implements.