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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  

Study Confirms Findings That UV Nail Lamps Do Not Cause Cancer

November 20, 2013  | 

The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Nail Manufacturers Council on Safety (NMC) announced its support for the latest independent, peer-reviewed study demonstrating that UV (ultraviolet) lamps commonly used for hardening gel-polish are safe and do not increase the

Keywords: health  

CVS Reconsiders Its Stance on Acetone IDing

August 20, 2013  | 

Poor acetone. It’s a nail product that people love to hate. Whether it’s a nail tech who gets burned by the flammable liquid (don’t put acetone in the microwave, people!) or a client who feels the

Keywords: California   Hawaii   health   salon safety   West Virginia  

French Agency Recommends Regulations for Fish Pedicures

May 3, 2013  | 

I haven’t seen fish pedicures in the news for a while in the U.S., but apparently they are gaining popularity in France. A French agency for occupational health and safety is calling for “strictly regulating” the

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

“I Am a Professional. I Am Licensed.” Campaign Launched by PBA

April 25, 2013  | 

We’ve been talking quite a bit about beauty professional licensing and the threat of deregulation lately. Many of you know my opinion on the subject already, but for the record, I want to say again that

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

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