August 26, 2015
The polish you are painstakingly applying to your clients' nails is safe, no matter how many others used the same bottle previously.
Keywords: nail polish NMC product contamination salon safety salon sanitation
July 14, 2015
A group of veteran nail technicians ask the NMC its stand on vital issues facing today’s nail industry.
Keywords: nail education nail tech issues NMC Sunny Stinchcombe
November 20, 2014
When it comes to healthy salon air, the new magic number is three. The Nail Manufacturers Council recently updated its guidelines to recommend a three-zone protection approach for nail salons.
Keywords: HEPA NMC ventilation
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.
Keywords: gels NMC UV light safety UV lights
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.
Keywords: gels NMC PBA UV light safety UV lights
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.
Keywords: healthy working NMC
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.
Keywords: ergonomics NMC posture working safely work-related injuries
January 1, 2002
If you’re a nail technician in California, you’d better dispose of your nail files after using them on your clients, even if the file manufacturer claims they can be disinfected.
Keywords: California state regulations files implement disinfection INM NMC
July 1, 1994
With the decision of a few state boards to require salons to use tuberculocidal disinfectants, manufacturers and industry associations debate whether they are really necessary for use in salons.
Keywords: AIDS Doug School hepatitis implement disinfection NMC
June 1, 1994
Nail manufacturers council members showed the nation’s top beauty editors step-by-step how beautiful nails are achieved.
Keywords: demos NAILS Magazine NMC tradeshows