August 1, 2008
Required disinfection process, handling of disposable items, and handling of electric file accessories for all 50 U.S. states
July 2, 2008
Watch step-by-step demonstrations covering acrylic, gel and nail art.
July 1, 2008
Michael Megna, CEO and co-founder of Backscratchers Salon Systems, discusses salon sanitation issues and the trend toward disposable products.
The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology doesn’t allow liners to be used in place of performing the required cleaning procedures.
June 1, 2008
Exciting new treatment strategy could help the body defend against potentially lethal strains of antibiotic-resistant Staph, also known as MRSA.
What you need to know about your Material Safety Data Sheets.
May 9, 2008
See how to apply Backscratchers' Glass Glaze system and how to use the Salon Aseptic system
May 1, 2008
In response to numerous outbreaks of disease from pedicure basins, the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology requires that log books be kept for inspection.
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.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
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