December 28, 2013
Supporting findings made in earlier studies, the latest independent, peer-reviewed study demonstrates that UV lamps commonly used for hardening gel-polish are safe and do not increase the risk of developing skin cancer.
May 18, 2012
Gel manicures and pedicures have been available, and safely used, in salons for more than three decades, says the PBA’s Nail Manufacturer’s Council.
March 17, 2012
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.
November 18, 2011
The Nail Manufacturers’ Council offers nail professionals these basic tips to prevent or eliminate the injuries, pain, and discomfort sometimes associated with salon work. Working ergonomically can eliminate muscle strain, benefitting both your physical and psychological health.
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A substance used to dry or harden adhesives, wraps, no-light gels, acrylics, and UV light gels; all types of systems require a curing agent.
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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