August 26, 2015
The polish you are painstakingly applying to your clients' nails is safe, no matter how many others used the same bottle previously.
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July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
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March 1, 2015
Are you at risk for catching a dangerous virus in your salon? Although rare, it is possible to contract a bloodborne pathogen during a nail service. Learn how to protect yourself from these potentially devastating diseases.
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December 29, 2014
In response to numerous reports of health and sanitation issues arising from dirty salons and spas, New York City is considering the implementation of a new system of letter grades for cosmetology businesses similar to the system used for restaurants.
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November 27, 2014
It’s likely your clients will hear horror stories of the risks associated with getting manicures and pedicures. Be ready with a response that assures them you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect them.
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November 1, 2014
With all the nail salon “horror stories” in the news recently, you may be seeing more clients who have sanitation concerns. These concerns can range from mild worry to full-blown germaphobia. Learn how to put your clients’ fears at ease and help them enjoy a safe and healthy nail service.
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June 10, 2014
The towels are lint-free, strong, disposable, and absorbent.
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June 9, 2014
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the basics of salon sanitation in hopes that our industry can make sure we're all meeting the standards.
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January 30, 2014
Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.
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December 30, 2013
From sanitation to anatomy to nail art, instructors from around the globe share the classroom lessons they most love to teach.
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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 27, 2013
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When client health and salon reputation are on the line with every service, it’s important to know the ins and outs of tool disinfection like the back of your hand. Shoo away bacteria with proper products and protocol.
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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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