Topic : ergonomic products

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Position Hands Properly

June 17, 2013  | Article

The Pampered Perch hand and foot support was developed by nail tech Theresa Cantu to hold clients’ hands and feet in position while she worked on their manicures and pedicures free from back, neck, and arm stress.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics   ganglion cysts  

Pampered Perch Ergonomic Arm and Foot Rest

March 26, 2013  | Product

The Pampered Perch improves the technician’s hand position, helping prevent conditions such as ganglion cysts or carpal tunnel syndrome in wrists.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics  

ISSE Is the Total Beauty Event

March 7, 2013  | Photo Gallery

The International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) Long Beach, held January 26-28, is billed as the West Coast’s largest and most influential total beauty event. Produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), the ISSE concept has evolved beyond the traditional “hair” show to really incorporate a diverse exhibitor base covering hair, nails, cosmetics, esthetics, wellness, massage, and advanced education. More than 400 beauty brands were on display for nearly 40,000 beauty professionals in attendance. ISSE Long Beach 2014 will be held January 25-27.

Keywords: Artistic Nail Design   Atwood Industries   Belava   Bio Creative Labs   Bio Sculpture Gel  

Fancy Footrest Is Ergonomic

February 19, 2013  | Article

The new Gulfstream footrest is ergonomically designed with contoured footrest pads and an adjustable center pad to gently elevate the client’s feet, creating ease for both the technician and client.

Keywords: ergonomic furnishings   ergonomic products   ergonomics   Gulfstream Plastics   pedicure equipment  

No More Looking Down

December 5, 2012  | Article

Success came at a price for nail tech Carrie Bomar. After spending countless hours each day looking down at clients’ hands, her neck began to hurt, a result of the posture most nail technicians assume.

Keywords: ergonomic furnishings   ergonomic products   ergonomics   manicure tables  

Wrist-Assist Redesigned

June 27, 2012  | Article

The newly redesigned Wrist-Assist has threaded end discs that allow for interchangeable cushion sizes and cushion replacement.

Keywords: ergonomic products  

Raise Clients Level of Comfort

February 21, 2012  | Article

The RaisEase rest was designed by veteran nail tech Jan Siegel to use with her own pedicure clients.

Keywords: ergonomic products   pedicure products  

Acupressure Tools Reduce Muscle Exhaustion in Techs

July 26, 2011  | Article

Help is at hand for techs who suffer from overworked, tired, and sore muscles. The Hand, Foot & Body Massage Tools Professional Kit from The Nail Superstore is comprised of nine ergonomically correct massage tools to be used during manicures, pedicures, or body massage.

Keywords: ergonomic products   implements   massage   massage products  

TempleClean PediStil

February 1, 2011  | Product

Lightweight and portable, the PediStil Foot and Leg Rest from TempleClean is a unique foot and leg rest that conforms to the rim of a pedicure tub so it positions the client’s leg comfortably and securely over the tub.

Keywords: ergonomic products   pedicure products  

ergonomics

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Ergonomics is the study of how equipment and furniture can be arranged in order that people can do work or other activities more efficiently and comfortably (according to Google). In the photos above, the technician on the left is sitting improperly and is likely going to have back and neck pain as a result.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics   healthy working  

Products by Nail Techs, For Nail Techs

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

Proving that necessity is indeed the mother of invention, these nail techs have created a wide array of products that are perfect for the salon. This gallery is an expanded version of the article in the January 2010 issue of NAILS Magazine.

Keywords: aromatherapy   colored acrylics   colored gels   competition products   ergonomic products  

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  

Hurting Hands

November 1, 2009  | Article

What if no doctor or medical study could confirm it, but through a network of your peers you learned many nail techs develop similar pain in their wrists, fingers, and thumbs? Would you choose to proactively reduce your risk of pain based only on anecdotal evidence?

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomic products   ergonomics  
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