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“Doug’s information, from a scientific point of view, is critical to every nail technician’s continuing education. His passion to share his knowledge with us…has single-handedly raised the level of professionalism in the nail industry.”
— Vicki Peters, Master Nailtech

“Doug Schoon provides the scientific information that should be required reading for nail professionals; it’s that important and belongs in every salon and beauty school.”
— Jaime Schrabeck, Ph.D., Precision Nails

“We give every student Nail Structure and Product Chemistry!”
— Karin Schön, President KN Nail Products Sweden

“Old or new to the industry, Doug’s book and DVD should be on your don’t skip list. Even with 22 years in the industry, these both held my attention.”
— Debbie Doerrlamm, Webmaster, Beautytech.com

“This is the Bible for nail professionals serious about success…This book is brilliant, it’s like having Doug on tap. This book should be required reading in every single classroom.”
— Sam Sweet, Co-Founder of Sweet Squared, UK

“Doug Schoon’s phenomenal book and the series of “Doug Schoon’s Brain in 3-D” will give you many of those “Light Bulb Moments” when you have been unable to solve problems in the salon. Thanks for helping me to become an expert in my field as an educator and nail artisan.”
— Gig Rouse, High Priestess of Nails in the European Union

“Do UV Nail Lamps Emit Unsafe Levels of Ultraviolet Light?” (2010)

Do UV Nail Lamps Emit Unsafe Levels of Ultraviolet Light?
August 2010

A recent report incorrectly concluded that UV nail lamps are a source of “high-dose UV-A” and also inaccurately compared UV tanning beds with UV nail lamps.

Worked with two of the leading scientists in the professional nail industry, we verify the facts, by using an independent laboratory to test the leading UV nail lamps to determine how much UV-A and UV-B they emit and then compared that to natural sunlight. Our attached report shows that UV nail lamps emit relatively low levels of UV light and these exposure levels are considered well within safe levels when they are used to perform UV artificial nail services in nail salons.
click hereclick here to read the full report
click hereclick here to read a related article in Russian in Top Nails Magazine  Russian translation