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Do You Read the Directions?

August 19, 2011  | 

Do you ever read the directions on nail products? Maybe a glimpse to be sure you’re using it properly or just full steam ahead because how hard could it really be anyway? Sometimes you can get

Keywords: client issues   healthy working   troubleshooting  

Be Your Own Cheerleader -- For an Entire Month

July 27, 2011  | 

What makes you special? Why should someone come to you for services? What are some of your best qualities as a person? As a professional? All too often I hear techs getting down on themselves for

Keywords: healthy working   tech-to-tech sharing  

Tech-to-Tech: How Do You Balance It All?

July 6, 2011  | 

If we are all honest, there comes a time when you have so much going on that something has to give. When you get there, what gives? Do you take time out of family time? Cut

Keywords: healthy working   tech-to-tech sharing  

Are You Risking Your Health?

May 19, 2011  | Article

Sometimes it can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to potential hazards associated with work in the nail industry. With persuasive voices on both sides of the issue, we wondered how many of you feel you are jeopardizing your health by working in the salon.

Keywords: allergic reactions   chemical safety   chemicals   healthy working   ventilation  

What Do You Do When You're Having a Bad Day?

May 18, 2011  | 

Ever had a bad day? Not a wimpy bad day like you ran out of Fruit Loops and had to eat Cheerios bad day, but the kind where the alarm goes off in the middle of

Keywords: client issues   healthy working   tech-to-tech sharing  

Tech-to-Tech Sharing: What Are Your Favorite Resources?

April 5, 2011  | 

Have you ever heard the tip debates asking if we prefer to be thought of as a waitress or as a doctor-type person? I’m not touching the whole tipping debate with a 10-foot pole today, but

Keywords: client issues   healthy working   tech-to-tech sharing  

chronic myofascial pain

March 31, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Chronic myofascial pain means muscle pain.“Myo” means “muscle,” so literally CMP is pain in the soft fascia tissue that surrounds the muscles.

Keywords: health   healthy working   posture  

Valentino Beauty Pure

March 29, 2011  | Product

The Valentino Beauty Pure is a nail dust collector and an at-the-source air filtration system in one. All nail dust and odors are eliminated after being pulled down through a state-of-the-art filter, leaving nothing but clean air, says the company.

Keywords: air purification   healthy working  

Help for Hand, Arm Pain

February 10, 2011  | 

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Keywords: healthy working  

ergonomics

December 16, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Ergonomics is the study of how equipment and furniture can be arranged in order that people can do work or other activities more efficiently and comfortably (according to Google). In the photos above, the technician on the left is sitting improperly and is likely going to have back and neck pain as a result.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics   healthy working  

Study Finds No Increased Cancer Risk for Nail Techs

December 1, 2010  | News

Scientists at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) recently released findings from the largest epidemiologic study of licensed California cosmetologists and nail techs.

Keywords: healthy working  

Milady Offers Online Instruction on Infection Control

November 1, 2010  | Article

A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.

Keywords: continuing education   disinfection   healthy working   infection control   Milady  

Playing Defense with Disease

March 1, 2010  | Article

Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.

Keywords: career handbook   healthy working   nail diseases   newbie   referrals  

Daylight Compact Lamp Reduces Eyestrain

January 1, 2010  | Product

This portable lamp comes with an ingenious "easy twist" shade for maximum light angle and maximum work space.

Keywords: Daylight   healthy working  

For the Good of the Team

January 1, 2010  | Article

Sure we love our clients and the work we do, but it’s our relationships with coworkers that can make the difference between a so-so work environment and a place we look forward to returning to day after day. NAILS asked readers: What do you do that’s special or unique at your salon to foster team spirit?

Keywords: healthy working   motivation   reader surveys   salon atmosphere   staff management  

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