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The Chemistry of Acrylics

July 1, 2009  | Article

Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   acrylics   CND   Doug Schoon   liquid-to-powder ratio  

Don't Do Anything Stupid

July 1, 2009  | Article

A woman was seriously injured when a bowl of acetone ignited.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   client health   CND   Doug Schoon   working safely  

INTA Appoints Doug Schoon Chief Scientific Advisor

December 1, 2008  | Article

With more than 30 years experience in the beauty and personal care industry, Doug Schoon is tapped to advise the 800-member association.

Keywords: America's Beauty Show   CND   Doug Schoon   International Nail Technicians Association  

INTA Appoints Doug Schoon as Chief Scientific Advisor

September 15, 2008  | News

The International Nail Technicians (INTA) has appointed of Doug Schoon to serve as its chief scientific advisor.

Keywords: associations   Doug Schoon   International Nail Technicians Association   nail chemistry  

Use Cuticle Removers With Care

September 1, 2008  | Article

Cuticle remover must be rinsed off thoroughly or it could weaken the nail plate.

Keywords: cuticle remover   Doug Schoon  

The Truth About Hormones and Nails

July 1, 2008  | Article

There’s a theory floating around that suggests hormones can wreak havoc on nails, causing the product to lift and nails to “fall off .” Is there any truth to the tale or are the affects of hormones the stuff of urban legends?

Keywords: applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   brittle nails   Doug Schoon   effects of medications on nails   hormones  

Health Tip: Use Smaller Portions

April 1, 2008  | Article

Scooping your products into smaller containers helps avoid waste and prevents cross contamination.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   healthy working   product contamination   salon sanitation  

My Other Life: Doug Schoon, astronomy enthusiast

March 1, 2008  | Article

Doug Schoon, industry chemist and chief scientific adviser for CND. In his other life: astronomy enthusiast.

Keywords: CND   Doug Schoon  

Three San Diego Beauty Academies Cooperate to Form Nail Technician Program

September 14, 2007  | News

Poway, Je Boutique, and Bay Vista academies are launching the nation's first Spa Nail Technician Program.

Keywords: CND   Doug Schoon   schools  

Brush Care: It’s a Personal Thing

August 1, 2007  | Article

Here’s how your fellow techs clean and store their brushes, and what the experts have to add to the debate.

Keywords: AII   brush care   business cards   CND   Doug Schoon  

Animal, Vegetable, or Chemical?

June 1, 2007  | Article

Why do we swallow the rubbish that is dished up not only by product manufacturers but also by so-called consumer activists whose interests are supposedly to protect people?

Keywords: chemical understanding   Doug Schoon  

Going Primerless

June 1, 2006  | Article

When acrylic nail systems first became available on drugstore shelves, and statistics came out stating the number of children accidentally burned by primer — more than 500 over four years — the manufacturers noticed.

Keywords: CND   Doug Schoon   EZ Flow   Gari-Dawn Tingler   primers  

No Pinching

April 1, 2005  | Article

Simple tip to keep the creation of a great C-curve from hurting the client. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   C-curves   Doug Schoon  

Help Desk

March 1, 2003  | Article

The panelists answer your tricky questions! In this edition we cover flat nails, calluses and more.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   Dr. Ivar Roth   The Help Desk  

The Help Desk

November 1, 2002  | Article

"What can I do for a client with dry, rough, cracked hands?" asks our first reader. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   cracked skin   Doug Schoon   dry skin   fills  

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