Posts tagged "nail salon"

Governor Cuomo Orders Emergency Measures Against Nail Salon Hazards

Just days after the New York Times’ devastating and illuminating two-part opus on the nail salon industry in New York, change is already afoot. Now, the Times reports that on Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered emergency measures to help with the wage theft and health hazards that run rampant throughout the industry.
Effective immediately, he…

By: Megan Reynolds / May 11, 2015

Mom Blogs About Taking Her Son For Pedicures

I’m loving this post on Raising My Rainbow, a parenting blog hosted on Queerty written by the mother of “a slightly effeminiate, possibly gay, totally fabulous son.” In this latest post, she writes about taking her son for pedicures and how rudely everyone in the nail salon behaved. The woman doing the mom’s pedicure…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 21, 2012

How Not To Be An Awful Person At The Nail Salon

All I wanted to do on Sunday was get a mani/pedi so my nails didn’t look so chipped and busted. Kicking back with a crinkled copy of Allure while Top 40 radio blares overhead is the closet thing modern women have to bliss. But instead of being a zen experience, my local nail salon was railroaded…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2012

The Soapbox: Let’s Take The “Man” Out Of Mani/Pedi

I boldly venture into sexist territory. I move we take the “man” out of mani/pedi. Why? Because sitting next to someone of the opposite sex in my nail salon is different than sitting side-by-side with another woman. It just is.

I fully accept that some nice metrosexual may want his nails buffed or…

By: Lorraine Duffy Merkl / December 29, 2011

When Was Your Last Massage?

In one of those US Weekly, she’s just like us moments, the paparazzi caught Sienna Miller in a NYC nail salon getting one of those ten dollars for ten minutes back massages. (There she is getting her rub down…) Now, honestly, when was the last time you ponied up for a massage. For me, I’m…

By: Nina Carbone / November 13, 2009