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Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

September 11, 2012  | Article

All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.

Keywords: Backscratchers   California   CND   cosmetology schools   education  

Extreme Nailing

August 31, 2012  | Article

Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?   

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   effect of weather on nails  

All Steamed Up

November 17, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: autoclaves   disinfection   Indiana   Iowa   legislation  

Kiss the Fish Goodbye

June 1, 2009  | Article

Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.

Keywords: Alabama   Colorado   fish pedicures   Florida   legislation  

Texas Eases Autoclaving Requirement

September 1, 2007  | Article

The bill was never enforced but new guidelines allow for more reasonable disinfection guidelines. 

Keywords: autoclaves   implement disinfection   industry legislation   Texas  

Texas Woman’s Death Linked to a Pedicure

May 1, 2006  | Article

State inspectors are investigating a Ft. Worth, Texas, salon where a 46-year-old paraplegic woman allegedly contracted a staph infection that led to her death.

Keywords: pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation   Texas   Texas salons  

Salon Infections Prompt Warnings, Rule Changes in Several States

May 1, 2006  | Article

iIn South Carolina, the Board of Cosmetology issued an alert to licensees, reminding them of the proper disinfecting procedures for footbaths after two salon patrons received skin infections from whirlpool pedicure spas in two different salons.

Keywords: MMA   salon sanitation   Texas   Texas salons  

Do Salon Inspections Pass The Test?

September 1, 1998  | Article

Even as the beauty industry continues to grow, state boards face increasing budgetary constraints and hiring freezes. It all boils down to too many licensees, too few inspectors, and an industry that questions the validity of the state board.

Keywords: California   Nevada   salon inspections   state licensing   Texas  

Specialty Instructors in Texas Need Their Own Schools

October 1, 1994  | Article

Current state law says private cosmetology schools can have as many as 25 students per instructor.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   state legislation   state regulations   Texas  

New Legislation Pending in Missouri and Texas

December 1, 1993  | Article

Texas wants tougher sanitation rules and Missouri wants a separate license for estheticians. 

Keywords: estheticians   industry legislation   legislation   licensing   Missouri  

Texas Approves Nail Instructors' Licensing

September 1, 1993  | Article

Keywords: industry legislation   Texas  

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