August 1, 2011
Good Housekeeping asked its readers if they knew what to look for in a good salon.
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July 15, 2011
Nouveau Nail’s Refreshing Mint Anti-Spray is an anti-fungal prep spray that also dehydrates the natural nail for polish or enhancement prep.
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June 24, 2011
Owner of Salon Inspector LLC, Monika Herzog Butler has made it her mission to educate salon employees on the whys behind the sanitation rules and to instill a sense of pride when it comes to the quality of their services.
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June 22, 2011
Shape featured a woman’s story about her battle with MRSA.
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June 6, 2011
We all need to make a concerted effort to help shift the public’s negative views of nail salons. Your station, pedicure chair, and implements must be cleaned before each client. And the thing is, it’s not that difficult to follow standard procedures. Here, we’ve included a checklist of the basics you should be following.
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May 21, 2011
An alternative to costly pedicure thrones, the Embrace “No Plumbing” Pedicure Chair from Belava enables techs to provide a high-end experience and guarantee the highest sanitation standards, all while conserving water.
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May 20, 2011
You may not know Philly Arnold — the owner of the newly opened Ft. Worth, Texas, salon called Spa 270° — but you may be familiar with her late husband, Dr. Dennis Arnold. Dr. Arnold, a podiatrist, founded the International Pedicure Association (IPA). He passed away in October 2008 after a long battle with cancer. NAILS asked Philly to tell us about her path to a new career in the nail industry.
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May 20, 2011
A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.
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April 27, 2011
Altima Plus are great salon towels, sized at 16”x27”, weighing 3 lbs. by the dozen, and available in 14 colors.
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April 21, 2011
Sure you’re busy, but not too busy to sanitize and disinfect properly. For some this means having multiple sets of implements that last the whole day; others manage to disinfect on the fly, alternating between just two sets of tools. We asked nail techs: How do you quickly and effectively sanitize your tools when clients run back to back?
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April 8, 2011
t4 Pedicure Spa Maintenance
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March 28, 2011
Soft Landings are hand towels specifically designed for nail techs by inventor Kathy Weltman.
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February 28, 2011
What goes into helping nail salons stay compliant and protecting public safety? We talked to some movers and shakers behind the scenes in state cosmetology boards to shed some light on what it takes to fill their shoes.
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November 22, 2010
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Stock up on these hard surface and implement cleaners, then be sure to talk up your sanitation and disinfection practices to your clientele. If you strictly follow the instructions on the product labels, you’ll be well on your way to keeping your clients safe — and sold on your salon.
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