May 1, 2008
The job of nail tech poses a few special challenges when it comes to your health. The good news is, little changes go a big way toward ensuring a long and healthy career.
Read how nail technicians and salon owners keep their clients' confidence and dispel their fears by making safety and sanitation in the salon an open book.
May 1, 2008
The components of this pedicure spa were designed by, and for, nail technicians. They are lightweight and compact making them easy to remove and sanitize.
April 1, 2008
Scooping your products into smaller containers helps avoid waste and prevents cross contamination.
Has the hubbub surrounding salon sanitation had a measurable effect on your business?
February 19, 2008
Since the California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology began enforcing new law AB 409 on Feb. 15, 10 nail salons have already been placed on immediate probation for pedicure stations that don't meet sanitation requirements.
February 1, 2008
Polished Hand & Foot Spa impresses clients with its cleanliness.
You don’t need to be a microbiologist to use disinfectants, but you do need to be an educated user.
“Have you sung the Happy Birthday song today?”“
Here's what to watch for and steps to stay healthy.
October 18, 2007
A new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the number of deaths caused by MRSA staph infections in the U.S. may soon surpass the number of deaths caused by AIDS, writes the Associated Press.
August 3, 2007
A new Texas legislature signed into law states that if Texas state health officials witness flagrant violations of sanitation standards in salons, they now have the jurisdiction to immediately close the salon.
August 1, 2007
How meticulous are you when it comes to practicing safety and sanitation guidelines?
June 22, 2007
In June, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) relaxed the autoclaving requirement it had passed in 2006, but never fully enforced.
May 11, 2007
Plaintiff Cheryl Reader is suing Diamond Nails in Wood River, Ill. alleging that during a pedicure, a technician scraped the bottom of her foot pro-ducing an open wound and bleeding.
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