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To Scrub or Not To Scrub

November 1, 2000  | Article

Research on handwashing techniques in hospitals  has found thatthe traditional surgical scrub, where people take a brush or sponge and vigorously wash all the way up the arm, are not only unnecessary, but even counter-productive.

Keywords: handwashing   salon sanitation  

As I See It: The Great National Wash-Up!

October 1, 2000  | Article

I’m suggesting that as an informal movement to prepare ourselves for whatever new or old clients come through our doors, we designate October National Wash Your Hands Month!

Keywords: As I See It  

Nails And Nurses Don't Mix

February 1, 2000  | Article

If you believe CNN, you may have to say farewell to some of your clients in the medical field, or at least transition them to natural nails.

Salon Cleanliness Is Next To…

March 1, 1999  | Article

These days, a salon’s sanitation practices rank number one on more and more clients’ lists of what they’re looking for in a good salon. Those salons that make cleanliness a priority are making themselves shining examples in their communities, and gaining new clients for it.

Keywords: Athena Elliott   autoclaves   Cathy Neben   disinfection   dry fumigators  

Implements Are Disposable, Clients Are Not

November 1, 1998  | Article

Now in New York, instruments made of porous materials such as files and pumice stone must be discarded after each use or sealed in a bag for use on only one client.

Keywords: implement disinfection  

States Begin to Tackle MMA

September 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: MMA  

Do Salon Inspections Pass The Test?

September 1, 1998  | Article

Even as the beauty industry continues to grow, state boards face increasing budgetary constraints and hiring freezes. It all boils down to too many licensees, too few inspectors, and an industry that questions the validity of the state board.

Keywords: California   Nevada   salon inspections   state licensing   Texas  

No Animals Allowed

November 1, 1997  | Article

Animals have no business in the salon, and for some beauty manufacturers, they have no business in research laboratories, either.

Keywords: animal testing   animals in the salon   CND   Doug Schoon   eco-conscious products  

Files in the Wash Cycle

April 1, 1997  | Article

Sanitizable files are becoming a tool of choice in many salons. How do they stack up against their more temporary counterparts?

Keywords: files   implement disinfection   implement storage   salon sanitation  

Editor's Note: In Any Language, Sanitation is Critical

January 1, 1997  | Article

As an industry, we endured more than a year of constant television and news reports that scared potential salon customers into thinking that they took their lives into their hands by getting a manicure.

Keywords: As I See It   salon sanitation  

Something In The Air - Keeping Salon Air Healthy

April 1, 1996  | Article

Are airborne chemical vapors giving you a headache? Implement your own salon “Clean Air Act” by investing in a local ventilation system.

Soap and Water Go a Long Way

January 1, 1995  | Article

It’s easy to forget the basic in the clamor over salon sanitation, but just washing goes a long way toward keeping you and your clients healthy.

Keywords: barrier creams   EPA   gloves   hand safety   hand washing  

Should Salon Disinfectants Be Tuberculocidal?

July 1, 1994  | Article

With the decision of a few state boards to require salons to use tuberculocidal disinfectants, manufacturers and industry associations debate whether they are really necessary for use in salons.

Keywords: AIDS   Doug School   hepatitis   implement disinfection   NMC  

Salon Sanitation: For The Health Of Your Business

March 1, 1994  | Article

Salon sanitation is the biggest issue facing you as a professional today. If you do not abide by the codes of sanitation outlined by your state board, you risk losing not only your license but your reputation and clients as well.

Keywords: AIDS   Backscratchers   disinfection   Flowery   fungus  

Editor's note: There’s No Excuse for Poor Sanitation

March 1, 1994  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   Nail Manufacturers Council   salon sanitation  

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