SF Tries a New Tack in Protecting Nail Salon Workers: Going Green
Nail salon employees are particularly vulnerable, because they work long hours in spaces that are often poorly ventilated. “So many [in the nail business] are immigrant women—and particularly Asian women ... products. So, why does San Francisco ...
Nail Salons and Human Trafficking
"With nail salons for instance, the labor trafficking of Asian ... women to work in a nail salon, which reportedly advertised a "stimulus plan" on a sign in the window, and offered sex acts for prices ranging from $60 up to $120. But why nail salons?
Nail salon workers to get access to Asian language licensing exams
It’s no surprise to walk into a nail salon and find mostly ... Asian immigrants, because the schooling only takes a few months. At the Elle International Beauty Academy in Chinatown, nearly all the students are from China. WBEZ/Odette Yousef “You know ...
Suzanne E. Shapiro nails our manicure obsession in new book
The new book "Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure" (Prestel, $29.95) is a lavish and exuberant love letter to fingernails, nail art ... dropped. Why is that? New York saw a huge influx of Asian-owned salons in the 1980s and 90s. They're mostly Korean ...
Toxic Chemicals Pose Silent Health Risk to Nail Salon Workers
When it comes to nail salon ... happened on my work, but I do not have an answer to why I got it," said Nguyen. "Even though in a salon, they do different kinds of work. You don't necessarily sit down and do acrylic nails, but the chemicals still affect ...