Fifty nail techs joined members of the NAILS team and sponsors Tony Ly Nails, Glitz, and CND for a night of networking after Premiere Columbus on Sunday, October 6. Raffle prizes were given out to nine lucky winners.
Thrive is a call-to-action response to overwhelming evidence of salon professional’s lack of self-care and wellness. Thrive is a response to higher rates of cancers, depression, dermatitis, carpal tunnel, muscle pain and misalignment among salon professionals.
In May this year, Connecticut legislators passed H.B. No. 6742, setting in place standards for the inspection of salons and a scope of practice for nail and eyelash technicians as well as estheticians.
After beauty professionals campaigned for nails and skin care to be included, California Assembly Bill 5 was amended to offer exemptions to licensed manicurists and estheticians as well as hairstylists and barbers.
Joy Johnson started Survive and Thrive to offer complimentary spa services to cancer patients. She was inspired by the loss of her mother to cancer and also by the healing she has seen happen when cancer sufferers put themselves into your loving hands.
NAILS Next Top Nail Artist concluded with a revamped sixth season finale kicking off Premiere Orlando on June 1. The winner was announced at the NAILS NTNA Social in front of a crowd of press, sponsors, and fans.