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How to Properly Dispose of Common Nail Products

Throwing away nail polish? You’re putting your business at risk.

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The Nail Hub Podcast: The Death of Licensing? (Part 2)

Elizabeth Morris and her husband Hermann Morris continue the discussion about whether licensing actually works for the nail industry.

Client Concerns: Product Odor

Understand the basics of salon odors and reduce the effects in your salon

Hotline Reports 250 Cases of Sex and Labor Trafficking in Nail Salons Since 2007

From December 2007 to December 2016, approximately 2,950 cases of sex trafficking in the commercial massage and health and beauty service industry were reported to hotlines operated by Polaris, a leading anti-trafficking organization in the United States.

Are You In OSHA Compliance?

As a nail tech, you understand that you must comply with your state board’s regulations. But did you know that you also must comply with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations as well?

Nail Salon Ventilation Webinar and Tutorial

Aerovex Systems partners with the Associated Nail Professionals to present this webinar on nail salon ventilation. This webinar outlines steps nail professional and hair stylists can take to improve workplace safety by minimizing inhalation exposure to potentially irritating or harmful substances. It is important for salon professionals to utilize techniques to ensure the salon chemical services given are performed in the safest manner possible.For more information, visit www.aerovexsystems.com.

Nail Tech Killed In Seattle Street Robbery

My-Linh Nguyen, a nail tech in South Seattle, was shot and killed in an attempted purse snatching in South Seattle, Wash. Police are still looking for the suspect.

Feel at Home at Hands & Feet Boutique

Clarksville, Tenn.’s Hands & Feet Boutique focuses on safety and comfort, drawing a wide range of clients. Owner Angie Prichard hopes to inspire a higher standard of nail care in her area.   

All Polish Is Safe [From Microbes]

The polish you are painstakingly applying to your clients' nails is safe, no matter how many others used the same bottle previously.

Nail Salon Scrutiny Update: New York and Connecticut

Nail salons in New York are bracing for a new law that will require all salons to be bonded by October 6, 2015. Meanwhile, state board inspectors in Connecticut conducted a blitz of inspections this month, resulting in a significant number of closures for noncompliance.