Health Articles

It’s no wonder why your clients love pedicures: Every mile we walk puts as much as 60 tons of stress on each foot! Combine this with the fact that most women wear tight, improperly fitting shoes, and...
Blisters—we all seem to get them at one point or another, and they often appear on parts of the body that nail technicians work on the most: hands and feet. Though certain cases may signal a...
When country singing sensation LeAnn Rimes admitted late last year that she has struggled with psoriasis since childhood, she opened many people’s eyes to the physical and emotional toll the...
Working as a nail techician, you undoubtedly encounter various foot abnormalities on a daily basis. A common foot condition, particularly in women, is bunions. Although it is widely believed that...
The life of a health care professional includes a seemingly endless line of protocol, and in the last few years the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued specific guidelines for how health care...
Onychomycosis (pronounced on-ee-koh-my-ko-sis) sounds like an exotic disease you’d more likely see in the tropics than at your nail station, but it’s actually quite common—and can spread to others...
Nail Clinic: Staph Meeting
No one in the salon industry will likely forget the case of Kimberly Jackson. In 2006, this Fort Worth, Texas-based woman allegedly contracted Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)...
Clients serving their country deal with tough shoes and rigorous training; learn how to properly approach their special needs. We all admire the sacrifices soldiers in our armed forces make, but what...