A MUM has slammed a nail bar worker after the top of her finger was sliced off during a botched manicure. Joan Barrow was left bleeding from her pinkie finger after staff cut her nail down to size but went too far during the beauty appointment. Horrific images show the badly damaged finger covered in blood following the nail bar appointment in Northern Ireland on Friday. The photographs were shared online by her concerned daughter Taylor Barrow, who wrote: "Them clowns in the shopping centre that call themselves nail technicians have took the top of my mums baby finger off while cutting the nail down to size." She branded the staff "absolute moonbeams". One snap shows Joan's finger bleeding profusely, with the mum having to stem the blood with a napkin. She said the injury was so bad that she had to have it checked out at hospital. But after being criticised for allowing the beautician to finish the appointment, Joan added: "Yes I did finish getting my nails painted as the realisation … [Read more...] about Mum slams nail bar worker who sliced off top off her finger during botched manicure
Manicures are all the rage these days. Who doesn’t love an immaculate, glittery, artful design? One nail salon in Moscow, Russia has taken the whole thing perhaps a bit too far. Well known for their creative designs and for pushing the envelope, Nail Sunny's Instagram account has more than 1.8 million followers. While many people enjoy viewing their eclectic nail designs, one of the recent videos enraged followers. The video posted on Aug. 24 shows the salon sealing live ants into acrylic nails, one by one. The acrylic nail is placed on the person’s finger and a backing is applied. The ants are picked from outside with tweezers and then put into the nail, which then gets sealed with more backing. It all feels a bit less like fun and a little more like Tim Burton's actual nightmares – not the cheeky kind he writes movies about.The salon posted the video with the caption, “No animals were harmed during the making of this video. … [Read more...] about A nail salon in Russia put live ants in a manicure
By Letters To The Editor | June 28, 2018 at 8:06 am No money for roads but plenty for lattes, TVs, etc.? Re: “Poll: Roadwork projects endangered by repeal” Page A1, June 25): My husband and I are semi-retired and have lived at the same address in Richmond for 30+ years. Our street was repaved last week for the first time in all those years. If the gas tax made this possible, we are very happy we voted for it and would vote for it again. We cannot believe people don’t want to pay for road maintenance (and fire and police protection and schools), but will gladly pay for manicures, lattes, designer clothes, fancy cars, cable, big screen TVs and all sorts of electronic devices. Dottie HeckmanRichmond What do you think about this? What do your friends think? Submit your letter to the editor via this formLetters to the Editor … [Read more...] about Letter: No money for roads but plenty for manicures, lattes and TVs?
HAZELWOOD, Mo. — Authorities have arrested a woman who is accused of trashing a suburban St. Louis nail salon because she was upset with a manicure. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Hazelood police said in a Facebook post Monday announcing the arrest that officers will apply for warrants against the woman after the owner of the Happy Nails Salon submits an itemized list of the damages. Police were called to the salon Friday to investigate a property damage complaint. Surveillance cameras captured the customer’s tirade and Hazelwood police posted the footage on their Facebook page. … [Read more...] about Missouri woman arrested after dispute over manicure — VIDEO
Dermatology specialists are warning about the potential dangers of gel manicures saying that the UV lamps can put people at a higher risk for cancer. A woman in Illinois shared her story, claiming UV light exposure at a nail salon gave her cancer. Karolina Jasko, 20, told WFLD that she was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. Jasko said that her doctor said it was most likely caused by getting her nails done at the nail salon. Specifically, Jasko claimed the cancer was caused by the lamp that emits UVA rays to cure gel manicures.According to a report published by the American Academy of Dermatology, UV exposure during gel manicures should be a concern for everyone, but especially for people who are highly sensitive to UV light. Chris G. Adigun, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in nail disorders, says that although the UVA rays don’t burn the skin like UVB rays, they do penetrate the skin to damage DNA and collagen, … [Read more...] about Doctors warn that gel manicures using UV lights could cause cancer