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Beauty Bus Foundation Needs Your Vote!

December 9, 2010  | 

We’ve written a lot recently about The Beauty Bus Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for terminally or chronically ill individuals and their caregivers with free in-home beauty treatments. That’s because

Keywords: Hannah Lee   health  

Beauty Bus Foundation Offers Volunteer Training at ISSE

November 29, 2010  | 

The Beauty Bus Foundation — a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for terminally or chronically ill individuals and their caregivers with free in-home beauty treatments — invites beauty professionals to its Beauty

Keywords: health  

Local Nail Ordinance Captures National Attention

November 15, 2010  | 

The New York Times recently reported on the greening of San Francisco’s nail salons. In October, the City of San Francisco passed the country’s first Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance. In what its backers call “a

Keywords: health   legislation  

Local Healthy Nail Ordinance Captures National Attention

November 15, 2010  | Article

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  

Purple Polish Helps Fight Alzheimer’s

November 9, 2010  | 

The girl-treprenuers of NailEZEE — Ryan, Jordan, and Erin Wolf — recently launched a trio of purple polishes to help fight Alzheimer’s. The colors — (from lightest to darkest) Lovie Dovie, Pamper Me Purple, and Power to

Keywords: health   products   salon services  

Dr. Murad’s Original Art Raises $25K for Charity

October 29, 2010  | 

Steven A. Napolitano, deputy, LA County supervisor, presented a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the County of Los Angeles to Dr. Murad (left) at a recent charity art auction, acknowledging Dr. Murad’s philanthropic contributions at

Keywords: health   products   salon decor/design  

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 WSBtv.com 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. •

Keywords: health  

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