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Dip Nail Danger

šŸ’„WARNINGšŸ’„ The Article Shared here contains graphic pictures. This article from the Daily Mail highlights the danger of using dip nail products. Dipping clients nails into the same product always struck me as a little unsanitary. The skin around the nail is delicate and should be treated carefully as it provides a barrier or seal… Continue reading Dip Nail Danger

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Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections.

Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections. As nail technicians we are taught to recognise an assortment of nail conditions which constitute a contraindication (a reason not to complete a service or treatment). However we are not qualified to diagnose a… Continue reading Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections.

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Shared Facebook post

I just had to share this excellent post by Hannah McAndrew an Educator based at the CND Bridgend Academy: "I know I don't have a huge following on this page but I feel I need to write this for the good of the industry and hope it goes far and wide so please share: There… Continue reading Shared Facebook post

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The Dangers of the ā€œRussian Manicureā€ Shared Article

I just had to share this informative article about the dangers of the "Russian Manicure" by Ana Seidel, Vitaly Solomonoff & Doug Schoon . Please remember beauty should be painless, before I trained as a nail technician I used to get my nails done regularly at what I now know to be a non standard salon… Continue reading The Dangers of the ā€œRussian Manicureā€ Shared Article

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Quality and Hygiene

This article is why Iā€™ve spent a small fortune on my education. As a fully qualified nail technician I carefully select and use quality products and tools as well following stringent hygiene standards. Unfortunately the nail industry in the U.K. isnā€™t regulated so anyone can pick up some gels and a lamp and declare themselves… Continue reading Quality and Hygiene