May 1, 2000
At a time when the nail industry needs them most, professional associations are having a tough time getting, and keeping, membership. I think it’s a shame that people can’t or won’t see the benefit to the greater good of banding together.
April 1, 2000
The Safety and Standards Committee of the Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) has issued its final report on ethyl methacrylate (EMA), the chemical most common in acrylic monomers.
March 1, 1999
November 1, 1998
Explain to your clients that acrylic vapors aren't harmful to them; they just smell bad.
September 1, 1997
The nail industry is beginning to understand the dangers of methyl methacrylate. But more nail technicians need to take action.
October 1, 1996
Whether you call it “dental acrylic,” “porcelain,” or methyl methacrylate (its proper name), there should be no question any longer that MMA does not belong on human fingernails.
June 1, 1995
Consumer beauty editors got a chance to speak to nail authorities directly and see “The Magic of Makeovers” at the NMC press event in New York.
February 1, 1995
According to the Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) Safety & Standards Committee, OSHA published a proposal for an indoor air rule that would require employers to set up and implement an indoor air plan.
March 1, 1994
The challenge was a lawsuit brought by the consumer action group As You Sow against companies that use the solvent toluene in their nail polish.
December 1, 1993
The next two years promise to be busy for the NMC’s new board of directors and committee chairpersons as they set goals and plan programs to advance the professional status of the nail industry.
July 1, 1993
A California court must decide whether toluene in nail polish poses a sufficient health hazard to consumers and nail technicians to require warning labels.
October 1, 1991
Nail technicians, who continue their educations actually earn more money on services than technicians who do not take classes.
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