November 17, 2015
We take the temperature of the gel nail community about the pervasiveness of painful curing experiences, and also offer science-backed advice for how to ensure your clients don’t experience a gel nail heat spike.
Keywords: gels hard gel LED lights soak-off gels UV lights
May 4, 2015
If protecting your clients’ health is your top priority, then changing your UV bulbs regularly should rate equally high on your to-do list.
Keywords: curing gel curing UV light safety UV lights
August 18, 2014
Even after all the research confirms they’re safe, UV lamps still cause concern among clients. Let’s talk about what you can do to ease their fears.
Keywords: gel-polish UV light safety UV lights
May 2, 2014
NAILS editor Hannah Lee appeared on The Today Show on Friday, May 2, 2014, as the counterpoint voice to a new study that says UV nail lamp users may have an increased risk of skin cancer. Hannah pointed out that you are exposed to more UVA rays from natural sunlight walking or driving to the salon than you can in a UV lamp. Last year's study by Drs. Dowdy and Sayre is the benchmark we should all refer to.
Keywords: gel-polish gels Hannah Lee media coverage UV light safety
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
December 27, 2013
Straight A’s for Our Top Q’s: With topics ranging from private label retail to proper mix ratios, nailsmag.com’s 10 most-viewed questions cover a lot of ground.
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December 5, 2013
UV Glitter Gels by Light Elegance are packed with glitter that stays suspended like holiday cheer.
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September 20, 2013
Gel Polish Effect by Layla doesn’t need a UV lamp to dry and features long-lasting brightness.
Keywords: gels UV lights
September 18, 2013
The forecast for fall calls for trendy with a chance of high-fashion.
Keywords: Light Elegance UV lights
August 21, 2013
Americanails’ RapidCure Mach I LED Curing Lamp cures LED formula gels, gel-polishes, and top coats in seconds.
Keywords: Americanails UV lights
February 19, 2013
UV nail lamps do not appear to significantly increase the lifetime risk of keratinocyte carcinoma — a type of non-melanoma skin cancer — in consumers, reports a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
Keywords: cancer product safety skin cancer UV light safety UV lights
January 9, 2013
InStyle magazine tried top gel polish brands at several different neighborhood salons to weigh the pros and cons of getting a professional-quality gel mani or pedi.
Keywords: CND Gelish gels manicures OPI Products
December 26, 2012
Affordable and reliable, UV Gel Curing Bulbs from Purely Products are high-quality lamps for gel nail dryers and UV-curing lamps.
Keywords: UV lights
December 25, 2012
As more and more salon-goers express concern over UVA nail lamps and their possible link to skin cancer, Allure quelled the misconception in a recent issue of the magazine.
Keywords: polish-drying products salon safety UV light safety UV lights
November 20, 2012
Most people know that SPF stands for sun protection factor and that few users apply enough sunblock to do the trick. What you might not know is that the SPF pertains only to UVB rays.
Keywords: skin care tanning UV lights