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Polish With a Precious Purpose

Each color in Sherwin Hora’s new E.G.O Lacquers polish line holds a deeply personal meaning for her.

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Nail Techs Turned Advocates

After building successful nail businesses, these techs set their sights on the greater good. From giving Georgia salon professionals a voice in government to raising pedicure safety standards to putting pressure on Connecticut to add a manicurist license, their accomplishments are everyone’s gain. Get inspired and get involved.

Give Back on Cancer Survivor Beauty & Support Day

June 7 is Cancer Survivor Beauty & Support Day. Since 2003, beauty professionals have opened their doors on the first Tuesday in June to offer complimentary beauty services to cancer survivors.

Support Your Local Nail Fairy

Every other Friday the young patients at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Wash., receive a special visitor — none other than the Nail Fairy. Wearing wings and bearing polish, Martina Ngo is welcomed with broad smiles as she dispenses manicures and good cheer.

Free Foot Care Offered to Diabetics in St. Kitts

The North American School of Podology recently went beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the feet of almost 900 people living on the island of St. Kitts. From January 21 to 24, NASP — along with its graduating class of 2014 — offered a unique free four-day foot care clinic to help Kittitians with skin- and nail-related foot problems.

Nail Tech Runs for State Senate

One of our own is running for State Senate in Georgia’s District 40.

Royal Beauty Careers School Thanks Graham Beauty For Its Donations

For the past three years, the salon sundries supplier has helped students start their nail careers.

Alanna Wall and Polished Girlz on The Ellen Show

Alanna Wall appeared recently on The Ellen Show to talk about her charity organization Polished Girlz. This incredible young entrepreneur started a non-profit organization that provides manicures for children in hospitals. Ellen had a very special surprise for her! Click here and here for more on Alanna.

Giving Girls the Boost They Need

Augusta, Ga.-based nail tech Kamisha Winfield believes all young girls deserve to be supported in their dreams and given a positive outlet to express their creativity.

Is the Salon Her Cell?

Every year, women are trafficked into the U.S. with the promise of a better life, but instead they find themselves sold as labor or sex slaves. It happens in every industry, including nail salons, massage parlors, and spas.