Category Archives: Nail Services

In response to “Fitness Magazine” Oct 2010 issue pg 43


Hello! I am writing to ask that you consider printing fact based information on nail services vs. fear based information :o)  It is important to understand that UV-B is considered by many to be more potentially damaging to skin than … Continue reading

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Just say NO to pain with your nail services!


So, you’re sitting at a manicure station having your nails done, and your nail tech picks up the electric file (or drill, as some people think of the ubiquitous nail salon tool) and goes to work on your fill. Everything’s … Continue reading

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Do UV Nail Lamps Emit Unsafe Levels of Ultraviolet Light?


Three Experts Rebut Claims that UV Nail Lamps are Unsafe for Skin.. Plain and simple – NO – these lamps used in the salon to cure gel nails are NOT harmful to the salon patrons. Several very recent reports have … Continue reading

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I just got those special “Solar Nails”


Well maybe you did not get anything as special as the nail technician lead you and your wallet to belive. This article is extremely long, but very important for every woman and man who patronizes salons for nail services to read. … Continue reading

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I got Acylic or Gel nails – now what??


Artificial Nail Extensions involves a trade-off: In exchange for having consistently beautiful nails, you must visit your nail technician regularly. You must also use greater care to protect your nails from damage or breakage more carefully than you did in … Continue reading

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Are nail drills safe?


Yes. As with any type of machine, nail drills are safe when properly used by trained technicians. It is not the machine that is dangerous, it is the improper use by the operator that creates a potential for damage. There … Continue reading

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Response to: Nail Salon Cancer Warning?


In response to: Nail Salon Cancer Warning? – Video – FoxNews.com Dear Dr. Manny, I watched your report on “Nail Salon Cancer Warning” and would like to inform you about how incredibly misleading it was. A client placing her hands … Continue reading

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Tell me about Gel Manicures


Some salons advertise Gel manicures and charge extra for them when indeed all you are getting acrylics or a “glue & powder application” with a UV dried top coat. See: What’s the Difference? for more information. http://beautytech.info/qa/qa11.htm When the application … Continue reading

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The REAL Truth About Gel Manicures


This is in response to Jul 21st 2010 By Amber Angelle The Truth About Gel Manicures — Plus, Shellac, a New (Safer) Option I can only shake my head at wonderment in such poor reporting and fact finding. Not only … Continue reading

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