September 2, 2008
By and large nail techs score pretty well in the work-life balance department. You consistently cite flexible scheduling as one of the best perks of the profession and according to our last Big Big Book survey,
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 salon sanitation
August 25, 2008
The Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) is a group of nail manufacturers that have come together to help educate techs and salon owners about different issues affecting nail care products and services. The NMC is part of
August 8, 2008
Have you checked out the newest NAILS blog, Healthy Tech Talk? NAILS editor Hannah Lee (that’s me) and a group of committed CND team members are taking to the blogosphere to share their trials and tribulations
Keywords: Hannah Lee health
July 30, 2008
Melanoma rates have risen 50% among young women in the United States since 1980, while melanoma rates have remained steady among young men, reported the Los Angeles Times. Researchers theorized that the trend might be related
June 24, 2008
I have to say I was happily surprised this morning when I logged on to the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners and saw how easy it was to navigate.
Keywords: Hannah Lee health legislation North Carolina salon safety
June 23, 2008
“We are walking because breast cancer destroys lives,” says CND’s Doug Schoon, who, along with his teammates, will be participating in the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk on Nov. 21-23. “Our team, called ‘Beauty and the Breast,’
June 13, 2008
I just wrote an article about salon safety for our upcoming August issue. While researching it, I found some interesting things that didn’t make it into the print edition. The article focuses on the simple, first-step
Keywords: health legislation salon safety
April 22, 2008
As a nod to Earth Day, I decided to check out a cool new eco-chic nail salon in Los Angeles: Recess. Only five weeks old, the environmentally-friendly salon boasts that it’s in the process of LEED
Keywords: health On the Road products salon decor/design salon services
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
September 1, 2005
Although this skin condition cannot be cured, there are ways to keep it under control. Keeping hands, feet, and nails well moisturized and well groomed can help alleviate the itchiness and scaliness associated with psoriasis.
Keywords: client health dry skin health psoriasis skin diseases
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