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Never Be Fined Again

April 24, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: MMA   pedicure spa cleaning   salon violations   state licensing   unlicensed salons  

methyl methacrylate (MMA)

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

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.

Keywords: chemicals   MMA  

Let Your Elected Officials Know How You Feel

December 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: legislation   MMA   Professional Beauty Association   salon finances   taxes  

Utah Increases Licensure Hours, Bans MMA

March 11, 2005  | News

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.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   MMA   state licensing  

Salon of the Year Runner-Up, Perfecct 10 Nail Salon & Day Spa

February 1, 2002  | Article

Keywords: MMA   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards  

Take It All Off - Acrylic Removal

March 1, 2001  | Article

Keywords: MMA   product removal  

Behind the Scenes: Tracey Revis

August 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   MMA   OPI Products   Tracey Revis  

The State Of Nails Up North: Canadian Nail Industry

February 1, 2000  | Article

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.

Keywords: Canada   Debbie Krakalovich   international   licensing   MMA  

Bonn vs. MMA: She’s going the distance

December 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

Tech Takes Action on MMA

May 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: discount salons   MMA  

CIR Re-Examines Ethyl Methacrylate/ Methacrylate Acid

March 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: EMA   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council  

Just My Opinion: MMA, New York State, and Me

February 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm   MMA  

States Begin to Tackle MMA

September 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

New MMA Testing Kit Available

August 1, 1998  | Article

OPI makes it easier to find out whether your acrylics contain MMA with a salon kit.

Keywords: MMA   OPI Products  

Nail Association Seeks Industry Preservation

May 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: associations   licensing   MMA  
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