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Now’s a Great Time to Join Beauty Bus

April 18, 2013  | 

While working on a story for our June issue about caring for nail clients with cancer, I reached out to nonprofit Beauty Bus for a sidebar about volunteer organizations serving this demographic. The Beauty Bus Foundation

Keywords: Beauty for Good   health   mobile salons   salon services  

94% of U.S. Voters Support Required Licensing for Beauty Professionals, PBA Finds

April 18, 2013  | 

An overwhelming majority (94%) of general election voters from across the U.S. overwhelmingly support the required licensing of beauty professionals and feel these licenses protect the public and improve both the quality and safety in the

Keywords: Florida   health   Indiana   legislation   Michigan  

Suzi Weiss-Fischmann to be Honored at Delete Blood Cancer Gala

January 30, 2013  | 

Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder and artistic director of OPI Products Inc., will be the honoree at the Delete Blood Cancer Gala. The gala is being held at Cipriani Wall Street on May 1, 2013 to honor those

Keywords: health  

ISSE 2013: Ergonomic Client Handrest from Pampered Perch

January 28, 2013  | 

UPDATED 2/28/13: We have seven Pampered Perch hand/footrests to give away! Leave a comment in our blog comments section along with your city, state, and e-mail address for a chance to win. We will

Keywords: health   products   salon safety   techniques  

3 Ventilation Success Stories

January 14, 2013  | 

While working on a feature story about salon ventilation for NAILS Magazine’s February issue, I came across several salon owners who are an inspiration to all of us in their installation of proper ventilation systems. Though

Keywords: health   products   salon safety  

5 Tips for Winter Hand and Foot Care

December 27, 2012  | 

Tara O'Keeffe, pharmacist and founder of skincare manufacturer O'Keeffe's Company, says, "Each year, when the temperature and humidity drop, skin becomes easily susceptible to dryness and irritation. The hands and feet become particularly vulnerable, since they're

Keywords: health  

San Francisco Recognizes Eight Nail Salons for Healthy Practices

December 14, 2012  | 

While working on a nail salon ventilation story for the February issue of NAILS Magazine, I was happy to discover some U.S. cities and counties reward salons for improving their work environments. In King County (home

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

UV Nail Lamps Do Not Increase Skin Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

December 12, 2012  | 

“UV nail lamps do not appear to significantly increase the lifetime risk of KC [keratinocyte carcinoma]” in consumers, reports a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Authors Alina Markova of Massachusetts General Hospital, the

Keywords: health   salon safety   salon services  

Polished Girlz Launches L.A. Chapter

October 31, 2012  | News

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  

Free Webinar: Doug Schoon on UV Gel Nails

September 19, 2012  | 

Want to learn the facts about the controversy surrounding UV nail lamps and products? Are you struggling to answer clients’ questions regarding the safety of UV nail services? The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is sponsoring a

Keywords: health   salon safety  

How to Request an OSHA On-Site Consultation

August 27, 2012  | 

OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Labor) recently provided salons with a handy guide called Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures, but did you know that

Keywords: health   salon safety  

Cosmoprof NA: Innovative Pedi Spa Changes Afoot at Gulfstream

July 24, 2012  | 

Gulfstream showcased two especially neat pedicure spa improvements at Cosmoprof North America.One is this convenient pull-out storage area on its La Lili 5. Handy, right?The other is this upgraded footrest style, which allows you to elevate

Keywords: health   products   salon services   techniques   tradeshows  

Make America’s Foot Pain Your Gain

July 23, 2012  | 

Of course it’s not a good thing that so many Americans suffer from foot-related maladies, but for pedicurists, it’s not entirely a bad thing either. To learn the extent of the problem, the Institute for Preventive Foot

Keywords: health  

Cosmoprof NA: Beauty Bus Opens First National Pop-Up Salon

July 23, 2012  | 

Nonprofit Beauty Bus has been providing free beauty services -- including nails (the #1 requested service), hair, and make-up -- and, along with that pampering, a sense of hope, touch, and normalcy to terminally or chronically

Keywords: Beauty for Good   clients   health   Nevada   products  

OSHA Guide: Stay Healthy When Giving Manicures and Pedicures

June 19, 2012  | 

I encourage all of you to download the just-released “Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures” 20-page booklet created by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration). It contains some helpful information and reminders

Keywords: health   salon safety  

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