September 5, 2014
Industry veteran Janet McCormick makes the case for autoclaves in the salon.
July 23, 2014
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason
June 10, 2014
The towels are lint-free, strong, disposable, and absorbent.
June 9, 2014
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the basics of salon sanitation in hopes that our industry can make sure we're all meeting the standards.
April 23, 2014
Medinail Learning Center (MLC) has launched a series of monthly webinars for nail techs
April 21, 2014
Do you suffer from salon inspection anxiety? I’ve got the right prescription for you: Get prepared and be proactive.
February 22, 2014
EPA-registered Splish Splash’s One-Step Disinfectant features a clear and odorless formula with no artificial dyes.
February 20, 2014
Perfect for sterilizing small metal implements such as cuticle nippers and tweezers is the Glass Bead Sterilizer from Classic Spa by FantaSea.
December 30, 2013
From sanitation to anatomy to nail art, instructors from around the globe share the classroom lessons they most love to teach.
December 19, 2013
We don’t know anyone who enjoys a visit from the state inspector, but we’ve learned it’s often not as bad as we imagined. These techs tell their survival stories.
December 10, 2013
Customer service? Technique? Sanitation? We asked readers to share the most important information they took away from their beauty school days and received a variety of helpful responses.
Customer service? Technique? Sanitation? We asked readers to share the most important information they took away from their days in beauty school and received a variety of helpful responses.
November 22, 2013
Aerovex Systems' Nails Source Capture System with new Healthy Air Technology is the next generation in nail salon ventilation technology. The new portable air ventilation system is built to protect the breathing zones of nail technicians and prevent overexposure to monomer, acetone, and associated acrylic vapors and dusts.
October 27, 2013
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When client health and salon reputation are on the line with every service, it’s important to know the ins and outs of tool disinfection like the back of your hand. Shoo away bacteria with proper products and protocol.
October 16, 2013
In a perfect world we would be able to press a “self-clean” button whenever needed.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
A controversial treatment, popular in Asia, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that eat away dead skin.
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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