May 27, 2015
After this week, I am convinced that I can perform a manicure/pedicure service with my eyes closed!
May 18, 2015
The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.
March 20, 2015
NAILS editor Sigourney Nuñez offers her nail care advice on the website/blog for Bravo TV's popular reality show starring Patti Stanger.
March 1, 2015
Are you at risk for catching a dangerous virus in your salon? Although rare, it is possible to contract a bloodborne pathogen during a nail service. Learn how to protect yourself from these potentially devastating diseases.
December 29, 2014
In response to numerous reports of health and sanitation issues arising from dirty salons and spas, New York City is considering the implementation of a new system of letter grades for cosmetology businesses similar to the system used for restaurants.
December 19, 2014
Maggie has learned her lesson about taking out the trash.
November 27, 2014
It’s likely your clients will hear horror stories of the risks associated with getting manicures and pedicures. Be ready with a response that assures them you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect them.
November 1, 2014
With all the nail salon “horror stories” in the news recently, you may be seeing more clients who have sanitation concerns. These concerns can range from mild worry to full-blown germaphobia. Learn how to put your clients’ fears at ease and help them enjoy a safe and healthy nail service.
October 13, 2014
This week we watched a demonstration with the wonderful Gisela Marti, the creative director for Tammy Taylor Nails. I was so excited to finally have a formal introduction to a brand and product line that I see so many nail technicians are committed to using.
June 18, 2014
Maggie reflects on people’s lack of common sense.
June 10, 2014
The towels are lint-free, strong, disposable, and absorbent.
June 9, 2014
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the basics of salon sanitation in hopes that our industry can make sure we're all meeting the standards.
January 30, 2014
Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.
December 30, 2013
From sanitation to anatomy to nail art, instructors from around the globe share the classroom lessons they most love to teach.
November 22, 2013
Aerovex Systems' Nails Source Capture System with new Healthy Air Technology is the next generation in nail salon ventilation technology. The new portable air ventilation system is built to protect the breathing zones of nail technicians and prevent overexposure to monomer, acetone, and associated acrylic vapors and dusts.
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