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Do UV Nail Lamps Emit Unsafe Levels of Ultraviolet Light?

Posted by Malwina Pietras on

  Three Experts Rebut Claims that UV Nail Lamps are Unsafe for Skin   Doug Schoon, M.S. Chemistry, Chief Scientific Advisor, CND; Paul Bryson, Ph.D. Chemistry, Director of R&D, OPI Products; Jim McConnell, BA Chemistry, President, McConnell Labs Introduction   A recent report incorrectly claimed that UV nail lamps are a source of "high-dose UV-A" and also inaccurately compared UV tanning beds with UV nail lamps. The report, "Occurrence of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers on the Hands After UV Nail Light Exposure" (MacFarlane and Alonso) *1, overestimated the exposure of client skin to UV light emitted from UV nail lamps and...

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WHY MMA should not be used . . .

Posted by Malwina Pietras on

  MMA is solvent resistant - MMA does not soak off easily or in a reasonable length of time, causing undue exposure to acetone while soaking. Most Non-Standard salons (NSS*) will simply RIP the nails off or pry them off causing extreme damage to the natural nail plate. If a weakened nail plate or damaged nail plate is already present, (normal is when MMA is used) the exposure problems while soaking off MMA become a larger concern, not to mention the ill effects and pain of ripping off the enhancements. EMA should take about 20 minutes or less to soak...

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Health and Safety in Salon

Posted by Malwina Pietras on

Health and safety is an important subject and should be treated very seriously otherwise it might result in infections or other health problems. As Customers we have right to be served in clean and safe environment. Try to stick to those rules:   1. Look around every time you are in a new salon –to check if the place is clean and well organised. If you see chaos, things out of place, staff without uniforms or dirty uniforms, think twice before you book your appointment. Speak to someone before you have treatment –you have right to make sure that people...

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Insurance - should I get it ? Yes! Yes! Yes!

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  Insurance With over 30years Beauty Market experience Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT) offers one ofthe most comprehensive insurance and membership packages available today. Over 5000 professional therapists, students and salon owners choose ABT for itsInternationally recognised packages offered at the lowest prices possiblewithout compromise. As a matterof fact, ABT not only brings you insurance and membership packages but alsoGuild News or Scratch, Beauty UK at the NEC, (others ???) Discount Voucherbooklets, Wall Planners, competitions, exclusive and extensive editorialcoverage and a great deal more. Please call the ABT team if you need anyinformation 0845 017 50 90. Membership Options * FullMembership...

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