Technical Articles and Educational Updates

Here are a few technical articles authored by Doug Schoon.  Click on the below title(s) to read the full article.

Where’s The Cuticle?

Seven Secrets to Properly Curing UV Gel Nails

Pregnancy and the Salon

Here are a few past educational updates by Doug Schoon – in case you missed them!  Click on the below title(s) to read the full educational update.

Disinfect or Sterilize?  Which is Better for Salons?

UV Nail Lamp Tested and Found Safe!

EPISODE 2 – Safety of nail polish; can nail oils or medication cause lifting; do vitamins increase nail growth? (Members Only)

Episode 2 discusses the safety of nail polish and answers the question do nail oils or medication cause lifting of nail coatings?  Also, can taking vitamins increase nail growth? (Please allow a minute or two for the video to begin loading) Key Search Words:  Nail polish, toluene, formaldehyde, phthalate, Fear-based Marketing, toxic trio, nail oils,…

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Episode 1 – UV Nail Lamps – Why we know they are they safe

Welcome to the first episode of  “Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon.” Episode 1 tells why UV nail lamps are safe and how the controversy started, discusses the difference between sanitation, disinfection and sterilization, describes nail products shelf life and how to tell when it has expired and explains why hand sanitizers are not suitable replacements for…

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