November 22, 2013
Aerovex Systems' Nails Source Capture System with new Healthy Air Technology is the next generation in nail salon ventilation technology. The new portable air ventilation system is built to protect the breathing zones of nail technicians and prevent overexposure to monomer, acetone, and associated acrylic vapors and dusts.
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October 16, 2013
In a perfect world we would be able to press a “self-clean” button whenever needed.
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August 19, 2013
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You might be ready to put flu season and the hyper-vigilance behind you, but before you do, consider the places that some nasty bacteria and viruses hang out waiting to make a comeback.
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April 14, 2013
Candice Everest, owner of Panache Nail Studio in Stanwood, Wash., bowls clients over with her sanitation-conscious procedures — not to mention her organizational abilities.
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February 22, 2013
CleanSpa is a partnership of a podiatrist and nail technicians in a new spa setting — the foot spa. Here, nail technicians have the opportunity to perform pedicures for people who not only need their services, but appreciate their special expertise.
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January 4, 2013
In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.
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February 22, 2012
Clean your station after each customer. No exceptions.
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January 10, 2012
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Decorating these must-have items, such as disinfectant jars and trays, is a great way to get a customized look while also drawing clients’ attention to your focus on salon sanitation.
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December 27, 2011
Label everything on your station. Containers for your tools should be labeled “clean” and “soiled.”
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November 9, 2011
A is for apple, unless you are a nail tech on the frontlines of client safety. Join in an alphabetical micro-tour of how we clean up.
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October 13, 2011
The Ultrasonic Disinfector provides effective implement sanitation at the touch of a button.
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September 9, 2011
As an esthetically pleasing alternative to the boring paper towel, use new Toddy Cloths from Toddy Gear to do a quick clean-up of nail tables or salon reception desks in between clients.
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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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