October 31, 2012
At just 12 years old, Alanna J. Wall and her group of volunteers have banded together to put some polish in the lives of those who need it most.
Keywords: health Orly
January 3, 2012
As nail professionals we all have a bad day now and then, heck even as humans that happens. But imagine if you had a challenge to live with every day that made your job more of a struggle — some might even call it a disability. Meet some nail professionals who take dedication to a career we all love to the next level just by going to work each day.
March 31, 2011
Chronic myofascial pain means muscle pain.“Myo” means “muscle,” so literally CMP is pain in the soft fascia tissue that surrounds the muscles.
Keywords: health healthy working posture
March 7, 2011
Glamour offers advice on four types of nail dilemmas and which warning signs to be on the lookout for.
Keywords: health nail diseases nail health
November 15, 2010
San Francisco’s newly passed Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance is intended to address occupational health hazards among the city’s more than 200 nail salons and 1,800 nail technicians. This ordinance establishes a voluntary recognition program for salons that use polishes and top and base coats that are “three-free.”
Keywords: health ingredients legislation
February 1, 2009
Exfoliative Keratolysis is a condition where the top layer of the skin perpetually peels. Though there's no cure all for the treatment of EK, a proper and consistent management strategy could give clients relief.
Keywords: health skin conditions skin sensitivity
December 1, 2008
When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.
Keywords: customer service health natural nail care skin conditions special needs clients
September 1, 2008
Your client is the type who believes everything she hears. If it’s published on the Internet, it must be true, right? Luckily, you know better. Educate your clients on the truth behind 10 common nail misconceptions with this convenient handout.
Keywords: disinfection health nail diseases sanitation
July 1, 2007
Balancing work and home life can be a tough task in many professions, and nail techs are often susceptible to last minute appointments and closing time squeeze-ins. NAILS asked salon professionals if it is possible to maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life, and if so, how have they managed to do it.
Keywords: health healthy working preventing burnout stress time management
June 1, 1993
Although structurally small, the cuticle plays an important role in maintaining the integrity and function of the nail and its surrounding tissues.
Keywords: cuticle treatments cuticles fungal infections health