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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May 20, 2011
You may not know Philly Arnold — the owner of the newly opened Ft. Worth, Texas, salon called Spa 270° — but you may be familiar with her late husband, Dr. Dennis Arnold. Dr. Arnold, a podiatrist, founded the International Pedicure Association (IPA). He passed away in October 2008 after a long battle with cancer. NAILS asked Philly to tell us about her path to a new career in the nail industry.
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April 27, 2011
Altima Plus are great salon towels, sized at 16”x27”, weighing 3 lbs. by the dozen, and available in 14 colors.
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April 21, 2011
Sure you’re busy, but not too busy to sanitize and disinfect properly. For some this means having multiple sets of implements that last the whole day; others manage to disinfect on the fly, alternating between just two sets of tools. We asked nail techs: How do you quickly and effectively sanitize your tools when clients run back to back?
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April 8, 2011
Spa sanitiation by t4
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March 28, 2011
Soft Landings are hand towels specifically designed for nail techs by inventor Kathy Weltman.
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November 22, 2010
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Stock up on these hard surface and implement cleaners, then be sure to talk up your sanitation and disinfection practices to your clientele. If you strictly follow the instructions on the product labels, you’ll be well on your way to keeping your clients safe — and sold on your salon.
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November 22, 2010
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To help combat germs in the salon, knowledge, a commitment to your clients, and an assortment of professional sanitation methods can keep you in the clean.
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November 17, 2010
State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.
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November 1, 2010
A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.
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October 1, 2010
Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?
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May 27, 2010
These adorable sanitizer jars are two new options — dubbed “Martini Nails” and “Manicure Time” — to William Marvy Company’s standard No. 6 Manicurist Jars.
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April 1, 2010
Salon owners will save on storage space and their bottom line using Barbicide Bullets Hard Surface Cleaner and Disinfectant.
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February 1, 2010
Although H1N1 is an airborne pathogen, it’s far more easily transmitted through hand-to-hand contact. This is one more reason it’s important to understand the proper use of antimicrobials and how they fit into your salon sanitation regimen.
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September 23, 2009
Backscratchers’ Septiblock Santizable File Block has stick-on abrasives that come off so the block can be soaked in disinfectant.
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