September 17, 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded two Seattle non-profit groups $100,000 to help nail salons become more conscious of the toxicity of some of the chemicals used during business.
October 19, 2005
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that will require cosmetics manufacturers to disclose which of their products contain chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive harm, or developmental toxicity.
September 22, 2005
The California Assembly passed the California Safe Cosmetics Act of 2005 (SB 484). Now only Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger needs to sign the bill for it to become law.
May 1, 2005
More than just color, nail polish is the finishing touch, the final step in a nail service. What’s in this product staple and how has it changed over the years?
March 1, 1998
If ingredients sound good enough (and safe enough) to eat, then most people assume they’re good enough to be used on the body…including nails.
November 1, 1997
I have learned one thing about nail technicians: They want the truth about the products they use and they can tell when they're getting it.
September 1, 1997
ICMAD encourages consistency with federal legislation, not at individual state levels.
October 1, 1996
Whether you call it “dental acrylic,” “porcelain,” or methyl methacrylate (its proper name), there should be no question any longer that MMA does not belong on human fingernails.
August 1, 1992
Finding the right system for your salon is an exhausting process—But the result is clean salon air and comfortable and safe salon workers.
Arty Hand Displays: Cool or Creepy?7 photos
Nails That Rock: Geode Nail Art13 photos
A product made by bonding together two or more layers of materials; v. to unite layers of material with adhesive.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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