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    Allergy to gel polish

    Hello everyone! My first time here and looking for some advise and help 🙏🏼 I have had my nails done for about 7-8 years now. The last 3 years I have been doing my own nails and never used gloves or any protection and probably got exposed to uncurled products over time.. Last year I developed...
  2. BobSweden

    What's the difference between HEMA-free and hypoallergenic?

    It seems from many Facebook posts that there is a great deal of confusion about this, from both brands and Nail Tech's. Since the many reported cases of salon clients developing onycholysis and allergies last year, we are seeing the use of the terms "HEMA-free" and "hypoallergenic" a lot. A...
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    Swollen eye from lash extensions

    Hi guys, looking for some advise really! My client has been to me a couple of times, had her infills appointment week before last and is due to come again next week. She has never had a problem with her lashes before, I always skin test etc. She has just sent me a photo and she has woke. up...
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    I’m allergic to nail products

    Yerr ❤️ Hi, my name is Zarati. I am 24yrs old & from Bronx NY. I am currently enrolled in school to be an esthetician as well as lash/nail certified trainings. I have always loved getting my nails done growing up and was popular for having nail art/designs way ahead of the trends, crystals...
  5. BobSweden

    Say No To Allergies campaign - free booklet for NT and students

    Following the statement from the British Association of Dermatologists that "nail product allergies have reached epidemic levels", Iryna and I created the Say No To Allergies campaign to bring fact-based information to NT, students and salon clients. This is a brand and product neutral campaign...
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    Reaction to bleaching

    Hi, ive noticed when i look up my symptoms alot of people have experienced the same reactions to lightening products on scalp but havent came across anyone who has had a straight answer for this. I have lightened my hair for years and only recently been having reactions causing hand and feet to...
  7. BobSweden

    Nail salon dust and chemical vapour filters

    Here are three good reasons to invest in a professional nail salon extraction system, or a professional 3-stage dust/vapour filter system: Occupational rhinitis Occupational rhinitis (OR) may be defined as "an inflammatory condition of the nose, which is characterized by intermittent or...