July 22, 2015
Effective July 1, 2015, a number of new regulations were instituted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology that affect nail techs’ day-to-day business and safety procedures. The changes include an easing of rules regarding the use of disposable pedicure liners.
May 11, 2015
Pass this information on to your clients to determine if the salon you have chosen is not only providing great nails, but a safe and healthy environment as well.
April 13, 2015
If you’re not in the habit of annually cleaning your salon, you should add it to the list of what it takes to be a successful salon owner. Below we’ve listed tips and techniques, plus advice from owners and techs who make it routine to clean their salons and workstations yearly.
January 29, 2015
Protect salon surfaces against the growth of harmful microbes with Bactibarrier’s unique two-step cleaning system.
December 29, 2014
In response to numerous reports of health and sanitation issues arising from dirty salons and spas, New York City is considering the implementation of a new system of letter grades for cosmetology businesses similar to the system used for restaurants.
November 29, 2014
Flowery has introduced three new disposable nail files.
November 27, 2014
It’s likely your clients will hear horror stories of the risks associated with getting manicures and pedicures. Be ready with a response that assures them you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect them.
October 30, 2014
Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail.
If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail [email protected]. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.
October 28, 2014
Belava wants to know how you let your customers know you practice the art of the safe pedicure. To enter the company’s Art of the Safe Pedicure Competition, explain, in 250 words or less, what you do and say to your clients during your consultation and/or pedicure to make them confident they are receiving a safe, sanitary pedicure every time they visit you.
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
Tips for cleaning your pedicure chair and basin from J&A USA.
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