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Black Henna Tattoos Can Cause Serious Skin Reactions

November 1, 2008  | Article

Dermatologists are warning that harmless-looking henna tattoos could contain a harmful chemical.

Keywords: allergic reactions   henna   skin conditions   temporary tattoos  

Ouch! The Downsides of Success

December 1, 2007  | Article

Successful nail techs boast a loyal clientele, a respectable income, and immeasurable workplace perks. They also endure frequent neck and back pain, sore thumb and fingers, and eye strain. You can’t have one without the other – or can you? Take a look at these common maladies and see what can be done to avoid the downside of success.

Keywords: allergic reactions   carpal tunnel syndrome   work related injuries  

When Your Body Betrays You

November 1, 2005  | Article

What happens when the job you love becomes the source of your ill health? Rather than giving up nails, make some adjustments when you become “allergic to your job.”

Keywords: allergic reactions   healthy working   overexposure   working healthy  

Taking Care of Older Clients

November 1, 2004  | Article

Older clients require extra care to keep their hands and feet in good condition. Give them the attention they deserve by creating services just for them, adding extras that will benefit them such as paraffin dips, and keeping them educated on at-home care.

Keywords: allergic reactions   elderly clients   special needs clients  

Allergies in the Salon: A Guide for Clients

May 1, 2004  | Article

Here are few of the main reasons enhancement-related skin allergies occur and some useful tips for avoiding them.

Keywords: allergic reactions   healthy working   skin conditions  

Preventing Allergic Reactions

May 1, 2004  | Article

After month of receiving enhancements with no problems, your client develops redness and then swelling around her cuticles. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   client health   salon safety  

The Help Desk Panel Answers Your Questions

February 1, 2003  | Article

This month our guest panelists deal with lifting, allergic reactions, and the difference between a "classic pedicure" and a spa-type pedicure. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   deluxe pedicures   electric files   lifting   spa pedicures  

Are You Allergic to Work in the Salon?

June 1, 2000  | Article

Understand your risk of allergic and irritant reactions to the products you work with and you can probably prevent problems before they start.

Keywords: allergic reactions   working healthy  

Frequently Asked Questions: The Nail Doctor

February 1, 2000  | Article

Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.

Keywords: allergic reactions   bacteria   brittle nails   effect of weather on nails   fungal infections  

The Nail Doctor

February 1, 2000  | Article

The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   brittle nails   diabetic clients   elderly clients   formaldehyde-free products  

The Nail Doctor

September 1, 1999  | Article

The Nail Doctor on allergic reactions to formaldehyde, treating fungal infections, and curing psoriasis. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   formaldehyde   fungal infections   onycholysis   onychomycosis  

The Nail Doctor

September 1, 1998  | Article

This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.

Keywords: allergic reactions   antifungals   effects of medications on nails   fungal infections   peeling nails  

Lab Reports

January 1, 1997  | Article

One of my clients has what looks like tiny splinters between her nail bed and nail plate. They are very small, dark, straight lines that appear throughout the nail. Should she see a doctor?

Keywords: allergic reactions   fungal infections   healthy working  

Hypoallergenic: What Does It Really Mean?

December 1, 1995  | Article

Some nail products are truly hypoallergenic, but don’t consider the term a guarantee against allergic reactions. Pay as much attention to client reactions as you do to product labels.

Keywords: allergic reactions  

The Nail Doctor: Nails that Break and Headaches

September 1, 1995  | Article

The Nail Doctor is back to discuss brittle nail syndrome, the effect of climate on nail growth, and what's really behind those persistent headaches.

Keywords: allergic reactions   biotin   brittle nails   effects of medications on nails   nail growth  

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