April 24, 2013
Just one citation from your state board could have you floundering for cash (and turning red in the face from the humiliation of signing the violation form). NAILS contacted the U.S. states with the largest numbers of nail salons to find out what the most common violations are — and how you can make sure your salon is in the clear.
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December 27, 2010
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is an acrylic monomer found by the FDA in 1978 to be unsafe for use in nail products because of the health risk posed to manicurists by its use and because of its potential danger to clients beacause of its extreme adhesion.
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December 1, 2008
Find out how the Professional Beauty Association is advocating for the beauty industry at all levels of government and sign up for their newsletter to stay informed.
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March 11, 2005
Beginning January 1, 2006, would-be nail technicians in Utah will have to stay in school a little longer. The state passed legislation increasing licensure hours from 200 to 300. In addition, the state banned MMA and also clarified the definition for nail techs to work on the hands, feet, and nails.
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August 1, 2000
Tracey Revis, owner of Tracey’s Place in Encino, Calif., has just done her third NAILS cover shoot.
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February 1, 2000
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
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December 1, 1999
February 1, 1999
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September 1, 1998
August 1, 1998
OPI makes it easier to find out whether your acrylics contain MMA with a salon kit.
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