July 1, 2009
A woman was seriously injured when a bowl of acetone ignited.
June 1, 2009
Clients who suffer from chronic onychophagy — or severe nail biting — may need not only the attention of a good nail tech, but also an appointment with a professional who can help with behavior modification.
May 1, 2009
Woodward Lab's kit helps diagnose toenail and fingernail fungus in the privacy of your own home.
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can be itchy, painful and leave permanent scars.
April 1, 2009
Spoon nails are a common nail abnormality that can be easily overlooked because the mildest cases are hard to recognize. But be observant; early detection can alert clients to the early stages of a more serious medical condition.
It's hard to believe that the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client.
December 22, 2008
Spa Complete One-Step Disinfectant brings hospital-grade cleaning and disinfection to your salon, eliminating the need for other costly and time-consuming products.
October 1, 2008
Melanoma rates have risen 50% among young women in the United States since 1980 and researchers theorize that the trend might be related to an increase in the use of tanning beds along with exposure to the sun.
Increase your client's comfort while reducing your muscle fatigue with this innovative product.
August 1, 2008
The Alen A375UV Air Purifier contains two UV lamps, a titanium dioxide filter, dust/odor sensors, remote control, and increased activated carbon for improved odor removal.
August 1, 2008
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red, itchy, swollen rashes on the skin.
It’s tanning season and that means it’s prime time to remind clients of the importance of examining their skin for any early signs of skin cancer.
July 1, 2008
Michael Megna, CEO and co-founder of Backscratchers Salon Systems, discusses salon sanitation issues and the trend toward disposable products.
June 1, 2008
Exciting new treatment strategy could help the body defend against potentially lethal strains of antibiotic-resistant Staph, also known as MRSA.
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
A gooey layer on freshly cured artificial nails that is caused when oxygen prevents proper surface curing.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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