Health Articles

What is MMA Acrylic for Nails?
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is an acrylic monomer first invented for 
the dental industry, where it continues to do a wonderful job for teeth. However, its composition makes it unsuitable for the nail...
What Nails Discolored at the Moons Mean
Just as the moon seems to change shape in the night sky, so do the half-moons of your clients’ fingernails. Like nails, the moons, or lunulae, can be affected by health, age, nutrition, changes in...
What Discoloration of the Nail Means
If eyes are the windows to the soul, the nails are the windows to a person’s health. Some doctors can tell exactly how their patients are doing just by taking a look at their fingertips.And as a nail...
Help Rejuvenate Chemo Patients' Nails
You may have already seen the amazing capability IBX has to protect nails from the harms of gel polish, but did you know it could also turn into an essential product for those battling breast cancer...
How to Personalize Medi-Pedi Treatments for Specific Clients
Your talents extend farther than a basic red polish manicure – a nail tech can also be vital in helping clients with their skin dilemmas on both hands and feet. A doctor is necessary for severe...
The Nail School Diaries: Part 4: Amie Does Pedicures
Follow Amie Pollard, nail school student and recipient of the Beauty Changes Lives|CND|Tippi Hedren Scholarship, through her days of school!  July 29, 2014 This little piggy went to market, this...
Nail Clinic: Moles and Melanoma
We answer your most common mole-related questions so you can make safe choices when you spot a suspicious-looking mole at your station or on your own body.Q: How and when do moles develop?A: Moles...
Exercises for Nail Techs
Ever have neck pain, wrist pain, or back pain after work? Simple exercises throughout the workday will help you limber up, alleviate muscle strain and increase energy. For example, “Between...