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.
September 1, 2007
You know what you do to meet safety and sanitation regulations, but how do you get that vital information across to your clients? NAILS can help. Check out these marketing tools designed to help educate your clients on how you protect them.
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.
April 4, 2007
The Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing launched a campaign to educate salon professionals and consumers about nail and hair salon safety.
April 1, 2007
There is a specific protocol in cleaning your electric file bits so you can offer a sanitary nail service when using your electric file. You should treat your bits the same as your metal implements and adopt the same procedures for sanitation and disinfection.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
Michael Megna is Backscratchers Salon Systems’ chief executive officer and co-founder.
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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