May 13, 2015
We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.
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February 25, 2015
We’ve all had those mortifying moments in (and out of) the salon. A few brave techs shared their most embarrassing at-work situations with us and experts weighed in on how to do proper damage control. Don’t let the following happen to you.
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December 29, 2014
It’s hard to know the etiquette for supporting a client — or coworker — in her battle against cancer.
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December 23, 2014
You might think that another nail tech would be critical of your work, but performing services on her shouldn’t be intimidating as long as you follow the same procedure you would with any valued client. Review these common nail tech health and nail issues, and follow some helpful tips so your client can relax and be on the receiving end of an enjoyable, soothing nail service for a change.
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December 12, 2014
Sinful Colors is asking fans to paint their thumbnails red as a reminder to drive safely.
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December 1, 2014
As our population ages, chances are you are already seeing an increase in the number of older clients coming to you for services. From nail issues such as dryness and brittleness to compromised health, elderly clients often face special challenges. Learn to identify your mature clients’ health concerns to help provide them with a beneficial and enjoyable nail service.
Keywords: client health elderly clients
November 1, 2014
With all the nail salon “horror stories” in the news recently, you may be seeing more clients who have sanitation concerns. These concerns can range from mild worry to full-blown germaphobia. Learn how to put your clients’ fears at ease and help them enjoy a safe and healthy nail service.
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October 30, 2014
Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail.
If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail [email protected]. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.
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October 1, 2014
One in four women and one in nine men who walk through your salon door are potential victims of domestic violence. Read on to find out how can you spot it and what you should do about it.
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September 30, 2014
This video demonstration shows you how to apply IBX and IBX Repair on your gel-polish clients to help toughen natural nails.
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September 1, 2014
Clients who suffer from onychophagia (nail biting) can sustain a variety of problems ranging from infections to weakened teeth. Educate yourself about these conditions to help your clients take a bite out of their bad habit.
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August 25, 2014
This nail polish changes colors when exposed to the date rape drug.
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August 4, 2014
Fashion-forward clients who love their stilettos can suffer a variety of foot problems ranging from calluses to neuromas. Educate yourself about these conditions to ensure your “well-heeled” clients are a shoe-in for foot health.
Keywords: client health foot care foot disorders pedicures
July 7, 2014
While cancer patients can benefit greatly from receiving nail services, chemotherapy and radiation can cause serious side effects that you as a nail tech need to be aware of. Read on to learn more about how to provide safe, skillful, compassionate nail services to your clients who are battling cancer.
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July 2, 2014
With summer in full swing, it’s time to cast off heavy socks and shoes in favor of open-toed shoes and sandals. As your clients’ feet emerge from hibernation, share these tips for summer foot care.
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