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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  

Whistle While You Work

February 21, 2014  | Article

Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.

Keywords: customer service   ergonomics   healthy working   learning new techniques   Personal Trainer  

Supercharged Nutrition

February 13, 2014  | Article

For many nail techs, busy days filled with caring for clients leaves little time for self-care. But with a little know-how and a bit of planning, you can boost your energy and dramatically improve your health by eating right.

Keywords: healthy working   nutrition   women's health  

Yoga for Nail Techs

December 6, 2013  | 

Another great offering at the Beaches BFF Event was meditation, yoga, and information on Ayurveda. The seaside morning meditation was simply bliss. One of my favorite places to relax and let things go is with the

Keywords: healthy working  

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  

Eat No Dust

August 19, 2013  | Article

If filing debris has you down, Erica’s ATA may have just the thing. Its NV210 is a portable vacuum system that can be easily moved around the salon from nail station to pedi tub.

Keywords: Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives   healthy working  

Under the Microscope: Allergic Contact Dermatitis

August 16, 2013  | Article

Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis   allergic reactions   contact dermatitis   dermatitis   healthy working  

Personal Trainer: Neck Pain

March 20, 2013  | Article

While the strain on the neck may be an unavoidable drawback to the job, neck pain doesn’t need to be.

Keywords: healthy working   Personal Trainer  

What Is Nail Patella Syndrome?

March 15, 2013  | 

Sara is a professional I met online who had such an amazing story that I have asked her to share it with you. She is a wonderful inspiration. — Holly As a child, I dreamed of growing

Keywords: client issues   healthy working  

The Truth About Gel Manicures

January 4, 2013  | News

InStyle magazine dispelled a couple long-standing misconceptions about gel manicures this month and provided remedies on how to keep gel nails healthy.

Keywords: CND   gels   healthy working   OPI Products   Orly  

OSHA Guide: Stay Healthy When Giving Manis and Pedis (with Proper Ventilation)

September 17, 2012  | Article

Be sure to download “Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures,” a recently released 20-page booklet created by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

Keywords: healthy working   OSHA   ventilation  

Lower Your Exposure to Salon Chemicals

April 23, 2012  | Article

Since most regulations are intended to protect the salon-going public rather than the nail technicians themselves, Seattle’s Healthy Nail Salon Project reaches out to salon workers to offer education and training on safe practices.

Keywords: healthy working   ventilation  

Nail Manufacturers Council Site Expands Content

March 17, 2012  | Article

The new web page for the Professional Beauty Association’s Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) contains even more educational reference materials designed for beauty professionals and consumers.

Keywords: healthy working   NMC  

NOSK NOSK air filtration device

December 27, 2011  | Product

NOSK was originally designed by top ear, nose, and throat specialists to provide a natural aid to allergy and asthma sufferers, but the tiny personal air filtration device is being adapted for the nail industry.

Keywords: air filtration   healthy working  

Nail Techs Share What They're Thankful For

November 16, 2011  | Article

To celebrate Thanksgiving and get in the holiday spirit, NAILS asked nail techs on our Facebook page (www.faceboook.com/nailsmag): What, in your professional lives, are you thankful for? Your responses ranged from your boss to your clients to the flexibility and creativity that come with being a nail tech. We, at NAILS, are thankful for all of you who are dedicated to the industry.

Keywords: client relationships   employee issues   healthy working  
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