Career Choice and Options for Professional Growth
If you are feeling less than excited about your current career path, the industry offers many different opportunities, and the potential to create your own.
The End of Cheap Labor and “Affordable” Beauty Services
After decades of misclassification, wage theft and workplace violations in the beauty industry, the time has come for exploited workers to achieve justice.
Nails Have No Gender: Eliminating Gender Bias in Your Nail Business
To advance our industry, we need to normalize professional nail services for everyone who wants to pay for them.
Why Salon Owners and Apps Deserve More Scrutiny
Why doesn’t our industry hold salon owners and apps accountable for their business practices when promoting work “opportunities?”
The Value of Competing in Nail Competitions
Participating in nail competitions remains the most objective, tangible and significant way to distinguish yourself in our industry.
A Call to Action: Advocate for Regulation
How we can leverage our collective strength to tackle adverse industry issues
In the Beauty Industry – Is Being Green a Luxury or Necessity?
While the intent may be admirable, the concept of being green lacks definitive standards based on science and thus has been distorted through misinformation, fear mongering and greenwashing.
California to allow nail salons to reopen starting June 19
Jaime Schrabeck, a licensed manicurist and owner of Precision Nails in Carmel, said she’s pleased to see the state stepping up cleaning protocols but wants more clarity about which parts of the guidance are required, not just suggested. (By Kathleen Ronayne for AP News)
How Not to Get Sued
Jaime Schrabeck, Ph.D., has nearly 10 years of experience as an expert witness for California’s BBC and has reviewed more than 20 cases involving consumer harm during nail services. (By Sree Roy for NAILS Magazine)
Weather-weary California hopes for sunny spring after storms
Californians are tired. Tired of the rain, tired of the snow, tired of stormy weather and the cold, relentlessly gray skies that have clouded the Golden State nearly nonstop since late December. (By Stefanie Dazio and Gregory Bull for AP News)