October 29, 2015
Disposable products that help busy techs keep their services sanitary.
October 23, 2015
The year in review for new laws, new trends, and new products that help keep our salons clean.
October 2, 2015
As of July 1, 2015, California nail techs using disposable pedicure liners can skip the 10-minute disinfecting soak of their pedicure basin between clients.
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.
July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
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.
Nail Art From Project Runway Season 1414 photos
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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