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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   common ailments of nail technicians   contact dermatitis   dermatitis  

Personal Trainer: Shoulder Pain

June 1, 2013  | Article

Shoulder pain is a common complaint among techs due to the nature of our posture: In a typical day, we can spend hours hunched over a desk or a pedi tub.

Keywords: common ailments of nail technicians   healthy working   Personal Trainer  

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: common ailments of nail technicians   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  

Personal Trainer: Lower Back and Hip Pain

March 1, 2013  | Article

Due to long hours in a seated position, often straining forward or at a twisted angle, it’s likely you will suffer lower back pain at some point in your nail career.

Keywords: back pain   common ailments of nail technicians   healthy working   Personal Trainer  

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  

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  

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