Entries by Nailcare Academy

Tina Porter Named as SSC Instructor

Congratulations to Tina Porter of Riverside, CA, who has become one of Nailcare Academy’s new Certified Safe Salon Instructors. “We are so thrilled to have an educator of Tina’s caliber join our ranks,” shares Janet McCormick, co-founder of Nailcare Academy. “We have been seeking out excellence and Tina embodies the passion and drive necessary for […]

Is Your Nail Salon a Breeding Ground?

Fungus or Infection? One mani/pedi you don’t want? Uh, one that comes with nail fungus. Or, like, a super-nasty infection. Or, who knows, maybe even hacking and coughing because your lungs are suddenly lambasted with toxic fumes coming from a poorly ventilated nail salon. No one’s trying to ruin your day at the spa, but […]

Concierge Manicuring: Taking Mobile Care Up a Notch

NAILS Magazine, May 2016 – Used with permission. The topic of “mobile” nail services has been around forever–I want to introduce you to a new way of looking at this market segment.  “Concierge Services” requested by higher-end clients demand higher-end service tickets. This may just be the way to reinvigorate your career! Services outside the salon […]

Gel Those Toes!

Keep your clients’ pedicures vibrant all summer long with color gels! They can last for at least three weeks on toenails, so your clients won’t have to touch up their pedicures while on vacation. Here are the steps for application: Do Your Prep Work To begin the service on healthy, clean, dry feet, use one […]

Nailcare Academy Partners with ANP – members save!

Nailcare Academy Partners with Associated Nail Professionals “Nailcare Academy’s emphasis on Safe Salon throughout their courses is a perfect partner for the Associated Nail Professionals (ANP) membership program,” states Katie Armitage. “Along with our many benefits to our member, such as excellent webinars and free website hosting, we provide insurance for our members.” Nailcare Academy […]

ANT, Lorri Ducharme, Consulted about Safe Salon

Lorri Ducharme, owner/operator of Prestige Hair and Nails in Dudley, MA, was recently featured on Fox Channel 25 regarding the infection Sharon Cooper suffered on her foot after an unsanitary pedicure in another salon. Ducharme is a Certified Advanced Nail Technician (ANT) who provides safe, sanitary nail services for her clients.  She discussed how her […]

Seeking Nail Techs Who Want “More”

By Janet McCormick The development of the Advanced Nail Technician Program has been over a period of 8 years. In its first evolution it was 3 modules that covered history of the nail industry, the fact that times have changed and we needed to do things differently and some general foot and nail conditions nail […]