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Coping With Serious Illness: A Balancing Act in the Salon

December 19, 2014  | Article

When nail tech Erin Snyder Dixon found herself in a long battle with a life-threatening disease, she knew she had to make changes so she could continue to do the work she loves — but finding the best course of action was never easy.  

Keywords: health   nail technician  

Take Your Vitamins

December 15, 2014  | 

Maggie’s immune system has let her down.

Keywords: health  

A Pain in the Wrist: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 1, 2014  | Article

Nail techs are especially vulnerable to hand and wrist maladies, particularly carpal tunnel syndrome. Educating yourself about its symptoms and causes can help you prevent, treat, or resolve an existing condition.    

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   health   healthy working  

Doug Schoon Talks Nail Fungus, Nail Dehydrators

October 30, 2014  | Video

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.

Keywords: client health   Doug Schoon   fungal infections   health   mold  

cosmetic drugs

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

products that are cosmetics, but are also intended to treat or prevent disease, or affect the structure or function of the human body

Keywords: cosmetics   health  

corrosive

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

capable of causing rapid and sometimes irreversible damage to human tissue and/or other surfaces

Keywords: health  

cartilage

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

a tough elastic substance similar to bone but without mineral content

Keywords: health  

carcinogen

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

a substance capable of causing cancer in humans or other animals  

Keywords: cancer   health  

anti-inflammatory

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

 something that decreases inflammation or swelling

Keywords: health  

acute exposure

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

single or multiple exposures occurring within 24 hours or less

Keywords: health   healthy working  

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Work/Life Balance

May 16, 2014  | Article

Ah, the elusive goal of balance. How do we achieve it? Instead of epic goals and aggressive life change, let’s look at what you can do now…today.     

Keywords: health   scheduling   work life balance  

Is Ours a Risky Business?

April 16, 2014  | Article

After almost three decades, a rare diagnosis prompts one nail tech to ask the question, “Is this related to my work?” In an effort to shed some light on difficult questions, we did some digging and asked some questions of our own.   

Keywords: cancer   health   healthy working  

Medinail Learning Center Announces Educational Webinars for Nail Technicians

February 10, 2014  | 

Medinail Learning Center (MLC) has launched a series of monthly webinars for nail techs. “Our webinars are designed to enhance the knowledge and success of nail technicians,” says Janet McCormick, vice president of educational development for

Keywords: health  

How to Open a Nail Salon When…

December 21, 2013  | Article

These five tales of survival prove that timing isn’t everything. Hard work and determination
can make almost any reason for delaying the fulfillment of career goals seem like a paltry excuse. Take inspiration from these salon owners to surmount your obstacles in 2014.

Keywords: health   money   salon ownership  

Aerovex Systems' Healthy Air Ventilation System

November 22, 2013  | Video

Aerovex Systems' Nails Source Capture System with new Healthy Air Technology is the next generation in nail salon ventilation technology. The new portable air ventilation system is built to protect the breathing zones of nail technicians and prevent overexposure to monomer, acetone, and associated acrylic vapors and dusts.

Keywords: Aerovex Systems   air filtration   client health   health   healthy working  

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