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San Francisco Passes Healthy Nail Salon Recognition Ordinance

February 1, 2011  | News

In October, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee passed the Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance at the urging of advocacy groups California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, Environment California, and Asian Law Caucus.

Keywords: California   California state regulations   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   toluene  

How Nails Changed My Life

January 19, 2011  | Article

The beauty business is more a calling than a job for most nail techs. For many it provides the freedom to make your own schedule and be your own boss. For others it enables you to raise others’ spirits through your care and your artistry. We asked readers to tell us: How has the beauty industry changed your life?

Keywords: motivation   nail technician  

Study Finds No Increased Cancer Risk for Nail Techs

December 1, 2010  | News

Scientists at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) recently released findings from the largest epidemiologic study of licensed California cosmetologists and nail techs.

Keywords: healthy working  

Local Healthy Nail Ordinance Captures National Attention

November 15, 2010  | Article

San Francisco’s newly passed Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance is intended to address occupational health hazards among the city’s more than 200 nail salons and 1,800 nail technicians. This ordinance establishes a voluntary recognition program for salons that use polishes and top and base coats that are “three-free.”

Keywords: health   ingredients   legislation  

Milady Offers Online Instruction on Infection Control

November 1, 2010  | Article

A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.

Keywords: continuing education   disinfection   healthy working   infection control   Milady  

SW Pearlescent Gloves

September 23, 2010  | Product

Designed with the specific needs of salon professionals in mind, SW Pearlescent nitrile disposable gloves boast a unique, glossy exterior that lets users stand apart.

Keywords: gloves   working safely  

Get a Doctor in Your Corner

September 1, 2010  | Article

Medical and beauty professionals need not be at odds with each other. Instead, techs can help create a bridge between professions, with multiple benefits to both tech and doctor.

Keywords: business tools   diabetic clients   nail diseases   networking  

Posture Primer

August 1, 2010  | Article

If you’re like many nail techs, you go home after a long day with aches and pain in your hands, shoulders, and back. Proper posture and improved ergonomics can help reduce these symptoms that are often viewed as an unavoidable side effect of being a nail tech.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics   manicure areas   pedicure areas  

RadaPro Ergonomic Pedicure File

July 29, 2010  | Product

New from RadaPro, the Ergonomic Pedicure File relieves wrist strain and promotes good salon hygiene.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics   FILES   pedicure products   pedicures  

R. S. Innovations Wrist-Assist

July 29, 2010  | Product

R.S. Innovations has introduced a new version of the Wrist-Assist with a larger cushion.

Keywords: ergonomic products   manicure accessories   nail trends  

Controlling Odors in the Salon

July 1, 2010  | Article

The amount of odor is directly related to how quickly a liquid evaporates. That means preventing the rapid evaporation of liquids can lower the odor in the environment.

Keywords: air filtration   air quality   client complaints   manufacturers educators   NSI  

Pregnancy and the Nail Tech

June 1, 2010  | Article

As a nail tech, you spend a large part of the day surrounded by chemicals. Now that you’re pregnant, is there anything that needs to change?

Keywords: chemicals   Mother's Day   working while pregnant  

Massage Pregnant Pedicure Clients With Caution

May 1, 2010  | Article

A massage might seem just the thing to bring relief to pregnant clients’ swollen feet and legs, but there are acupressure points around the lower legs and feet that, when aggressively worked, can bring on contractions.

Keywords: feet   massage   Mother's Day   pedicures   pregnant clients  

Use Caution With Certain Essential Oils

March 10, 2010  | News

Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil, says Jimm Harrison, author of Milady’s Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics. This is one reason most aromatherapy experts recommend against using undiluted oils on the skin.

Keywords: essential oils  

Playing Defense with Disease

March 1, 2010  | Article

Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.

Keywords: career handbook   healthy working   nail diseases   newbie   referrals  

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