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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

Registration is now open for NAILS’ second-annual Foot Forward Summit! Held in Atlanta, August 11-13, the event will feature nail techs, foot care experts, and medical professionals who will share their knowledge and create a roadmap for your growth and success.

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The Industry’s Issue With Ingrown Nails

A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing and can potentially cause a lot of trouble, as in the case of ingrown nails. Do you know how to respond to this common problem?

Adapting Nail Care for the Elderly

The over-70 set can benefit from manicures and pedicures, as long as their health and safety are paramount. Learn the unique challenges of dealing with an older clientele.

North American School of Podology Offers Free Foot Care to the People of St. Kitts

Last month, a team of 48 foot care specialists took their wealth of foot-care expertise to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, who are diabetic and in need of leading-edge, professional foot-care.

A Day in the Life of a Medical Pedicurist

One of the greatest things about the nail industry is that there are so many options when it comes to building the kind of career you want. Some techs thrive on the excitement and glamour of creating dazzling nail art, while others are fulfilled by working in a medical setting and helping others. NAILS spoke to two techs about their decision to become medical pedicurists, what a typical day is like for them, and how interested nail techs can steer their careers in the same direction.

Medinail Announces New VP, Monthly Scholarships

MediNail Learning Center has appointed veteran nail tech, educator, and Nail Talk Radio CEO/host Athena Elliott to the position of company vice president. In addition, ANT scholarships will now be offered monthly.

Gehwol Medi Pedicure

For the client with an elevated level of cracked skin and calluses, offer her a therapeutic medi pedi using foot care products by Gehwol. 

Founder of Footlogix to Speak July 25

Katharin von Gavel, founder and CEO of Footlogix, will speak at the Career Educators Alliance (CEA) Annual Convention and Expo to be held July 24-27, 2015.

NASN Offers Scholarship for Medical Nail Tech Program

The National Aesthetics Spa Network (NASN) is offering scholarships for advanced education courses to spa professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and skills.

Safety Sells

Medinail Learning Center has two online certification programs, the Advanced Nail Technician Program (ANT-C) and the Medical Nail Technician Program (CMNT).