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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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September 5, 2014
Industry veteran Janet McCormick makes the case for autoclaves in the salon.
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July 23, 2014
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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.
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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.
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April 23, 2014
Medinail Learning Center (MLC) has launched a series of monthly webinars for nail techs
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April 21, 2014
Do you suffer from salon inspection anxiety? I’ve got the right prescription for you: Get prepared and be proactive.
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February 22, 2014
EPA-registered Splish Splash’s One-Step Disinfectant features a clear and odorless formula with no artificial dyes.
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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.
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December 30, 2013
From sanitation to anatomy to nail art, instructors from around the globe share the classroom lessons they most love to teach.
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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.
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