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Nail Salons

This Perfectly Sums Up Your 'Pick A Color' Panic

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

There are only two options when you're choosing a polish color at the nail salon: the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Between 'Peach Dai...

"Greening" NYC Nail Salons for Customers and Workers

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 11.03.2014 | New York
Charlene Obernauer

As the seasons change and customers again flock to the salons, both consumers and workers alike can be a little more at ease, knowing that safety and health in New York City's nail salons is a priority.

The 19 Things That Happen Every Time You Get A Manicure

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style

Painting your nails is one of the smallest, easiest ways to change up your look. Whether you're in it for the nail art or the sheer pleasure of a fres...

Multi-Colored Nails: Saving Grace or Trendy Waste?

Joanna Popper | Posted 06.30.2013 | Style
Joanna Popper

I now had three different colors distributed on my ten fingers. It was an easy fix of a multi-hue mini-rainbow of blue and green. At the Awards show that night I got lots of compliments on my multi-color nails. I may have been perfectly on trend, but I wasn't sure how I felt about them

Feet: From "Barbed-Wire" to "Baby Soft"

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 04.27.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Now that spring is about to spring, it's time to take a serious look at your feet and toes. There are a lot of beautiful sandals out there and I would bet that your toes and heals are not ready for prime time.

5 Dangers Awaiting You At The Nail Salon

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I look forward to my Saturday afternoons in the pedicure chair. However, an unforeseeable prick with cuticle clippers or bruising from a foot file can...

The California Nail Polish Scandal and What it Means for Your Manicure

Amy Ziff | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Ziff

I used to think a mani/pedi made for the perfect relaxing, healthy way to escape from my life for a few minutes. As it turns out, this seemingly-benign reward can be extremely hazardous for our health.

Who Needed Facebook When You Had A Good Nail Salon?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.26.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

What beauty parlors were to my mother, this nail salon was to me: a place of community, a spot where you came for sisterhood and women-bonding. It was "Cheers" without the booze and indeed, a place where everyone knew your name.

Astoria Characters: The Woman in the Window

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.01.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Emily Zhang's story begins in Tianjin, an enormous city in northern China. The house was always filled with music, and, early on, Emily decided that she wanted to scale the scales, too.

Did Tippi Hedren Invent the Vietnamese Nail Hegemony?

Disgrasian | Posted 09.10.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

Vietnamese nail workers have worse problems than bad, racist impressions -- they face the highest exposure to dangerous chemicals, and the government is doing very little to help them.

WATCH: How Tippi Hendren Launched The Vietnamese Salon Industry

Sherman Oaks, CA Patch | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Actress Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and other films,  will be honored this Saturday by an organization of ...

Nail Salons and Human Trafficking

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Phillip Martin

In recent years, law enforcement officials nationwide have reported increases in human trafficking. By some estimates there are around 20,000 victims brought into the United States each year.

Sick for Beauty: Protect the Health of Nail Salon Workers!

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Imagine how you would feel going to work every day and exposing yourself regularly to toxic chemicals that were eroding your health. Next time you get a mani/pedi, you should ask the same question.