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CA Botana Donates Products to Angel Faces Charity

September 23, 2010  | 

As an ongoing initiative to help adolescent girls with facial disfigurements, CA Botana donated products from their Doctor D. Schwab, Sea Enzyme, and Ambrosia Aromatherapy lines to the seventh annual Angel Faces Retreat in Encinitas, Calif.,

Keywords: health  

On My Mind: Grades Are Important

September 23, 2010  | 

Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that

Keywords: California   clients   Hannah Lee   health   legislation  

Study Finds No Increased Cancer Risk for Nail Techs

September 22, 2010  | 

Last month, scientists at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) released findings from the largest epidemiologic study of licensed California cosmetologists and nail techs. Despite the workers’ ongoing exposure to chemicals in the workplace, the

Keywords: health  

Client Charged Extra for Mani/Pedi for Being Overweight

August 24, 2010  | 

A Georgian woman was recently charged more for her pedicure because, get this, she was overweight.  Michelle Fonville told that the owners of Natural Nails in DeKalb County, Georgia charged her $5 extra, claiming that

Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health   salon services  

UV Nail Lamps Are Safe, Say Industry Experts

August 18, 2010  | 

Have you heard rumors that UV lamps are unsafe — that they may even cause cancer? Recently three industry chemists got together to test the claims made in a report by two Texas-based dermatologists that the

Keywords: health   salon safety  

Iowa Requires Sterilization for Cuticle Nippers

July 15, 2010  | 

Earlier this year, Iowa mandated the autoclaving of certain implements in the salon. As of March, cuticle nippers (along with tweezers and comedone extractors) must be sterilized by steam, dry heat, or other sterilization equipment.  The

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

Good Morning America Goes the Scare Tactic Route

June 30, 2010  | 

Well, we’ve got another scare tactic story in the national media on our hands. And this time I’m not up in arms about the story not having its facts straight. Rather, the story of a woman

Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health  

Team A.I.I. Bands Together for the Annual Revlon Run/Walk

June 2, 2010  | 

On May 8, employees from American International Industries joined the 17th-annual Revlon Run/Walk event, which raises awareness and funds that are crucial to the fight against women’s cancers. It was held at the Los Angeles Memorial

Keywords: health  

How to Start Going Green

May 26, 2010  | 

Where do you begin once your salon has decided to go green? The Green Spa Network offers these easy-to-implement tips that can help reduce the environmental footprint of your salon. You can start with just a few. •

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What IS the International Pedicure Association?

May 25, 2010  | 

Tomorrow (May 26) at 9 p.m. Eastern, Linda Bond, the executive director of the International Pedicure Association (IPA) will be teaching a free webinar on “IPA Explained: Just What Is the International Pedicure Association”? The approximately

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Get, Give Help Through PBA | NCA Disaster Relief Fund

May 7, 2010  | 

Salon professionals who have been affected by the recent flooding in Tennessee or tornados in Mississippi can apply for assistance from the PBA | NCA Disaster Relief Fund by filling out the Application for Aid available

Keywords: business   health   salon safety  

Mobile Salon Reaches Cancer Patients

April 22, 2010  | 

The beauty industry is known for contributing to worthy causes, whether its donating flip flops (and many other items) to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti or developing and purchasing pink products whose proceeds help fight breast

Keywords: health   On the Road   products   salon services   tradeshows  

Beauty Industry Pitches in for Haitian Earthquake Relief

January 22, 2010  | 

In the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, the beauty industry is living up to its reputation of helping people feel better by organizing a variety of relief efforts. If you

Keywords: Hannah Lee   health   products   salon services  

On My Mind: Fear Factor Doesn’t Fly With Us

January 12, 2010  | 

Many of you are probably aware of the segment that ran on “The Dr. Oz Show” in December. (You know who Dr. Oz is…the latest “guru” who was capitulated to fame, fortune, and his own TV

Keywords: Hannah Lee   health   On My Mind  

Dr. Fish Bites Back

December 14, 2009  | 

In journalism school, one of the oft-repeated maxims we learned about “what is news?” went as follows: “If the story is ‘dog bites man,’ it’s not news. If the story is ‘man bites dog,’ it is.”

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